IFRC


Russian Federation

29 March 2016

Calls for better access to testing and treatment at HIV/AIDS conference

As the HIV epidemic continues to grow in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has called for better access to diagnosis and treatment for people at high-risk of contracting the illnes
Red Cross raises TB awareness among women held in Russia
24 March 2016

Red Cross raises TB awareness among women held in Russia

The 5th EECA AIDS Conference is underway in Moscow, IFRC takes a look at the Red Cross work on the ground.
Students take teachers’ place as Red Cross tackles HIV taboo
24 March 2016

Students take teachers’ place as Red Cross tackles HIV taboo

The 5th EECA AIDS Conference is underway in Moscow, IFRC takes a look at the Red Cross work on the ground.
Red Cross home visits make a difference to people living with HIV
24 March 2016

Red Cross home visits make a difference to people living with HIV

The 5th EECA AIDS Conference is underway in Moscow, IFRC takes a look at the Red Cross work on the ground.
Eye-witnesses of conflict in Ukraine receive psychosocial support from Russian Red Cross volunteers
20 April 2015

Eye-witnesses of conflict in Ukraine receive psychosocial support from `Angels of Charity`

`Angels of Charity´ in Russia`s Rostov-on-Don is a special group of Red Cross volunteers always ready to provide emotional support to the people from Ukraine who show signs of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Russian Red Cross branch responds in coordination with partners to the needs of people from Ukraine
17 April 2015

Russian Red Cross branch responds in coordination with partners to the needs of people from Ukraine

Red Cross branch in Rostov-on-Don coordinates efforts with local authorities and private donors to relieve the plight of people seeking safety and shelter in Russia.
Ukrainian women become volunteers in support of fellow Ukrainians seeking safety in Russia
16 April 2015

Ukrainian women become volunteers in support of fellow Ukrainians seeking safety in Russia

There is a steady whirring of a half a dozen of sewing machines. Women, some of them belonging to those who flew the conflict zone in Ukraine, are sewing bed sheets for people who hare similar stories of flight from the dangers ...
Model Disaster Law
19 December 2014

IFRC SG Elhadj As Sy endorses the Model Disaster Law in Russia

IFRC Secretary General Elhadj As Sy visits Russia and praises the adoption of Model Law for emergency and assistance in Parliament.
Russian Far East sees worst flooding in 100 years
26 August 2013

Russian Far East sees worst flooding in 100 years

Extremely heavy rainfall in Russia and China since the end of July has caused the Amur River to rise to record levels, burst its banks and flood surrounding areas. The flooding is the worst in over a century, with over 34,000 people affected.
Societies agree on joint action to help migrants
12 July 2013

Societies agree on joint action to help migrants

In a country like Russia alone around 12-14 million people – 10 per cent of the population – are migrants, the majority of them from neighbouring countries.
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