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Urgent action needed as COVID-19 overwhelms PNG health system

25/10/2021 | Press release

Kuala Lumpur/Port Moresby, 22 October 2021 – The International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) calls for concerted international action to support Papua New Guinea (PNG) as a surge in COVID-19 cases overwhelms the country’s ...

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25/10/2021
Urgent action needed as COVID-19 overwhelms PNG heal...
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Urgent action needed as COVID-19 overwhelms PNG heal...
25/10/2021
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Red Cross rushes relief as severe floods and landslides hit Nepal...

21/10/2021 | Press release

Kuala Lumpur/Kathmandu/Delhi/Geneva, 21 October 2021 – Red Cross teams in Nepal and India are urgently rescuing survivors and providing relief as devastating floods and landslides have swept away homes and entire villages. More than 150 people h...

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21/10/2021
Red Cross rushes relief as severe floods and landsli...
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Red Cross rushes relief as severe floods and landsli...
21/10/2021
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Statement on behalf of the 160 signatories to the Climate and Env...

20/10/2021 | Article

The latest scientific evidence, including the most recent IPCC report, reconfirms the truth of those words. Our planet is in a period of accelerating climate and environmental crises, the effects of which are being felt by all of us. As humanitarian ...

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20/10/2021
Statement on behalf of the 160 signatories to the Cl...
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Statement on behalf of the 160 signatories to the Cl...
20/10/2021
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Mental Health Matters: Progress Report on Mental Health and Psych...

19/10/2021 | Article

Today, the Movement provides mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in most countries to face the extensive unmet mental health and psychosocial support needs worldwide in all contexts and at all times, with a special focus on situations of c...

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19/10/2021
Mental Health Matters: Progress Report on Mental Hea...
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Mental Health Matters: Progress Report on Mental Hea...
19/10/2021
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Ahead of COP26, Red Cross Red Crescent Movement’s five asks to wo...

14/10/2021 | Press release

The following joint statement can be attributed to the Presidents of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ahead of COP26, on the last day of the Red Cross ...

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14/10/2021
Ahead of COP26, Red Cross Red Crescent Movement’s fi...
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Ahead of COP26, Red Cross Red Crescent Movement’s fi...
14/10/2021
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