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14 October 2015

World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation – The role of local actors in humanitarian action

During the World Humanitarian Summit’s Global Consultation in Geneva, the IFRC hosted a side event on its 2015 World Disasters Report.
IFRC and Iranian Red Crescent sign agreement to strengthen resilience and improve food security in Somalia and Kenya
13 October 2015

IFRC and Iranian Red Crescent sign agreement to strengthen resilience and improve food security in Somalia and Kenya

The Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will support 5,000 vulnerable families in Somalia and Kenya, through a Hunger Resilience and Food Security partnership
IFRC Secretary General meets the Governor of Fukushima to discuss recovery process from Japan’s 2011 triple disaster
15 July 2015

IFRC Secretary General meets the Governor of Fukushima to discuss recovery process from Japan’s 2011 triple disaster

It has been almost four and a half years since Japan was struck by the massive earthquake and tsunami that triggered the partial meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Health and wellbeing of mothers and children in emergencies
1 June 2015

Health and wellbeing of mothers and children in emergencies

“Sixty per cent of maternal, 53 per cent of under-five and 45 per cent of new born mortality takes place in humanitarian and fragile ...
IFRC receives an award for its dedication and support to the Alliance for Malaria Prevention
28 January 2015

IFRC receives an award for its dedication and support to the Alliance for Malaria Prevention

Malaria prevention is a global public health success story.
First-ever global conference on climate and health ends at WHO in Geneva
4 September 2014

First-ever global conference on climate and health ends at WHO in Geneva

The first-ever global conference on climate and health ended last Friday at the Geneva headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Growth through collaboration is the key to effective humanitarian action
1 May 2012

Growth through collaboration is the key to effective humanitarian action

H.E. Shaima Al Zarooni, the Chief Executive Officer of the International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai recently paid a visit to the Secretariat of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
Partners pledge to work together to support community health workers
27 October 2011

Partners pledge to work together to support community health workers

Experts from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and a range of international organizations recently attended a two day workshop dedicated to supporting the world’s community-based health workforce.
25 August 2010

Land Rover supports multi-country initiative

Land Rover and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have launched a new multi-country initiative, under the theme ‘Reaching Vulnerable People Around the World’ to help vulnerable people over the next three years.
Red Cross urges world leaders to prioritize measles elimination
25 May 2010

Red Cross urges world leaders to prioritize measles elimination

In an effort to secure political and financial support for international measles control efforts, the Red Cross addressed the 63rd session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland last week.
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