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1 November 2016

Updated guidance for first responders: Managing bodies after disasters

When disasters and health crises strike, volunteers from organizations like the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and other community members are often the first to respond—caring for survivors and managing bodies of the deceased.
IFRC and Russia’s Emergency Response Agency to strengthen humanitarian response cooperation and training
25 October 2016

IFRC and Russia’s Emergency Response Agency to strengthen humanitarian response cooperation and training

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Russian emergency response agency, EMERCOM, have agreed to boost cooperation in future humanitarian relief operations.
Red Cross launches “#Ambulance!” - a new online course for emergency care crews from around the world on staying safe
6 October 2016

Red Cross launches “#Ambulance!” - a new online course for emergency care crews from around the world on staying safe

Hundreds of ambulance and other pre-hospital emergency care workers logged on this week to begin a new month-long digital course, #Ambulance!, on ways to carry out their critical work safely in dangerous and risky settings
World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation – The role of local actors in humanitarian action
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 ...
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).
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