Current operations - IFRC

Current operations

Major disaster response and development operations by the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement

Earthquake in Nepal

After two deadly earthquakes struck Nepal in April and May 2015, the IFRC mobilized a major disaster operation in support of the Nepal Red Cross Society. Early on, more than 2.5 million people were reached with food, water, healthcare and shelter. The longer term priorities are earthquake-resistant reconstruction, and improving people’s health, livelihoods, water, sanitation and hygiene.

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  • Humanitarian needs in the ongoing crisis in Libya continue to grow.
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  • Millions have been displaced by violence in Syria.
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  • Violence in Northern Iraq has caused population movement on a massive scale.


La Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja es la mayor organización humanitaria del mundo, con 190 sociedades miembros. Siendo uno de los componentes del Movimiento Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja, nuestra labor se rige por los siete principios fundamentales: humanidad, imparcialidad, neutralidad, independencia, voluntariado, unidad y universalidad.