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IFRC ramps up humanitarian assistance as record number of migrant...

20/09/2021 | Press release

Panama City/Geneva, 20 September 2021 – The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is ramping up efforts to provide protection and humanitarian assistance to migrants travelling through the Darién Gap, one of the m...

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20/09/2021
IFRC ramps up humanitarian assistance as record numb...
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IFRC ramps up humanitarian assistance as record numb...
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Africa CDC, IFRC, and USAU call for equitable vaccine coverage in...

23/09/2021 | Press release

Addis Ababa, 23 September 2021 - Today, during a high-level event on COVID-19, on the margins of the UN General Assembly, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent S...

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23/09/2021
Africa CDC, IFRC, and USAU call for equitable vaccin...
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Africa CDC, IFRC, and USAU call for equitable vaccin...
23/09/2021
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More than 139 million people hit by climate crisis and COVID-19, ...

16/09/2021 | Press release

New York, Geneva, 16 September 2021 – Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate-related disasters have affected the lives of at least 139.2 million people and killed more than 17,242. This is the finding of a new analysis published t...

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16/09/2021
More than 139 million people hit by climate crisis a...
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More than 139 million people hit by climate crisis a...
16/09/2021
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IFRC Secretary General's Statement on the High-level Ministerial ...

13/09/2021 | Article

Excellencies, Distinguished Representatives, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour to address you on behalf of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and our member National Society, the Afghan Red Crescent. I give th...

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13/09/2021
IFRC Secretary General's Statement on the High-level...
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IFRC Secretary General's Statement on the High-level...
13/09/2021
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WHO/Europe and IFRC sign Memorandum of Understanding to help coun...

13/09/2021 | Press release

WHO/Europe and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) today reaffirmed and strengthened their cooperation with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ms Birgitte Bischoff Ebb...

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13/09/2021
WHO/Europe and IFRC sign Memorandum of Understanding...
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WHO/Europe and IFRC sign Memorandum of Understanding...
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