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Under often life-threatening circumstances, volunteers from the Central African Red Cross Society, continue to undertake humanitarian operations, bringing life-saving support to those affected by violence in the country. On 20 August, Bienvenu Bertrand Bandios, a volunteer driver and first aider, was killed by gunfire while assisting casualties during an operation in the capital city, Bangui....
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement’s involvement in the nuclear debate dates back to the moment the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.
The IFRC and ICRC remind all parties of their obligation to respect and protect medical personnel, ambulances and facilities, as provided for under international humanitarian law.
Millions of men and women around the world volunteer their time to help people living with HIV in their communities.
There is no more time for empty declarations of intent, tears or half-hearted complaints.
This weekend, government representatives and health partners across ASEAN meet in the Philippines to discuss approaches towards combatting the growing threat of dengue in Southeast Asia.
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