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Syria: Extremely harsh winter raises acute humanitarian needs to ...

27/01/2022 | Press release

Damascus/Beirut, 27 January 2022–Extreme winter conditions are putting communities already overwhelmed by overlapping crises in immediate danger, resulting in the highest level of acute humanitarian needs ever in Syria, the International ...

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27/01/2022
Syria: Extremely harsh winter raises acute humanitar...
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Syria: Extremely harsh winter raises acute humanitar...
27/01/2022
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Tonga: Aid ramped up after eruption and tsunami

25/01/2022 | Press release

Kuala Lumpur/Suva, 26 January 2022 – Local relief teams are urgently providing supplies to communities across Tonga, hit hard by a volcanic eruption and tsunami that destroyed hundreds of homes and left thousands without safe drinking water. Relie...

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25/01/2022
Tonga: Aid ramped up after eruption and tsunami
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Tonga: Aid ramped up after eruption and tsunami
25/01/2022
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Philippines: New data reveals Typhoon Rai wrecked 1.5 million ho...

25/01/2022 | Press release

Kuala Lumpur/Manila, 25 January 2022 – New assessments reveal the full extent of Super Typhoon Rai’s devastation when it slammed into the Philippines a little over a month ago, with the storm destroying or damaging a staggering 1.5 million houses, mo...

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25/01/2022
Philippines: New data reveals Typhoon Rai wrecked 1...
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Philippines: New data reveals Typhoon Rai wrecked 1...
25/01/2022
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Red Cross in Tonga confirms urgent need for safe drinking water

19/01/2022 | Press release

Kuala Lumpur/Suva, 19 January 2022 – Red Cross is rushing safe drinking water to people across Tonga as water supplies have been disrupted by layers of volcanic ash and salt water that were dumped on the Pacific island nation following last weekend’s...

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19/01/2022
Red Cross in Tonga confirms urgent need for safe dri...
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Red Cross in Tonga confirms urgent need for safe dri...
19/01/2022
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#PowerToBe campaign launches to help shift perceptions of refugee...

18/01/2022 | Press release

Ankara/Berlin, 18 January 2022 -The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched a campaign to tackle negative perceptions of refugees at an increasingly critical time across Europe. The #PowerToBe cam...

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18/01/2022
#PowerToBe campaign launches to help shift perceptio...
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#PowerToBe campaign launches to help shift perceptio...
18/01/2022
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