Russian Federation

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.
Russia: Psychosocial care for TB patients
23 March 2011

Russia: Psychosocial care for TB patients

The Russian Red Cross Society in the Republic of Khakassia, Siberia, has established a social club – called White Camomile – for tuberculosis patients.
Russian Red Cross assisting flood victims in Krasnodar region
27 October 2010

Russian Red Cross assisting flood victims in Krasnodar region

Torrential rains during the night of 16 October resulted in massive flooding of houses and agricultural lands, as well as in the destruction of infrastructures in parts of Krasnodar, a region in the south of Russia.
Red Cross and Red Crescent mobilization to tackle global road safety crisis
24 November 2009

Red Cross and Red Crescent mobilization to tackle global road safety crisis

“This conference makes it clear that over the past ten years, we have witnessed a truly worldwide recognition of the problem of road traffic crashes that the International Federation described as alarming and global in its World Disasters Report, back in
12 November 2009

Humanitarian Diplomacy in action: strengthening the Russian Red Cross

Developing the capacities of the Russian Red Cross (RRC), examining new opportunities for international humanitarian assistance projects was high on the agenda of meetings between the secretary general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red
10 October 2008

Displaced people from South Ossetia still need vital assistance

Red Cross workers and volunteers continue to deliver vital support to the remaining families displaced from South Ossetia.
Russia: the ‘Protect yourself from HIV’ message is getting through in Krasnodar
23 February 2007

Russia: the ‘Protect yourself from HIV’ message is getting through in Krasnodar

A programme to help high-risk groups protect themselves from HIV infection has proven increasingly successful thanks to the commitment of nine volunteers from the Krasnodar branch of the Russian Red Cross who have overcome secrecy and suspicion to reach o
The Beslan tragedy: the Smirnov family
1 September 2006

The Beslan tragedy: the Smirnov family

Alexandra Smirnova was 62 when the first war in the Chechen Republic broke out.
Red Cross bridge of friendship between Moscow and Beslan
31 August 2006

Red Cross bridge of friendship between Moscow and Beslan

Galina Rassolov, Director of Moscow School No.
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