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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.
11 December 2009

New IFRC TB advocate Gerry Elsdon: “The Red Cross creates activists just like me”

Gerry Elsdon is a media personality and celebrity in South Africa where she has had a successful career as a media and public relations personality as well as a TV presenter.
4 December 2009

Global measles deaths down by 78 per cent

More than 130’000 Red Cross and Red Crescent Volunteers play a key role in reducing measles deaths around the world.
15 May 2009

Honouring heroes of compassion - the 2009 Florence Nightingale Medals

The Red Cross Red Crescent Movement honours 28 exceptional humanitarian heroes.
30 March 2009

IFRC and Lions Clubs agreement: joint action to better prepare communities for disaster

Leaders of two of the world’s largest community-based organizations signed an agreement on 27 March in Geneva to join forces on a common goal : strengthen the essential role volunteers play in preparing for disasters and in responding to emergencies at co
11 December 2008

Z Zurich Foundation partnership will bring sustained support to IFRC emergency response and risk reduction programmes

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has signed a five-year agreement with Z Zurich Foundation (Foundation) of Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich).
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