Press releases

14/07/2022
IFRC warns that the growing heatwave in Europe could have tragic consequences
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IFRC warns that the growing heatwave in Europe could have tragic consequences
14/07/2022
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31/05/2022
IFRC urges governments and humanitarian partners to protect lives ahead of an active hurricane season in the Americas
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IFRC urges governments and humanitarian partners to protect lives ahead of an active hurricane season in the Americas
31/05/2022
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28/02/2022
Scientists confirm climate change already contributes to humanitarian crises across the world
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Scientists confirm climate change already contributes to humanitarian crises across the world
28/02/2022
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07/07/2021
IFRC warns human-caused climate change made record-breaking heatwave 150 times more likely, putting lives at risk
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IFRC warns human-caused climate change made record-breaking heatwave 150 times more likely, putting lives at risk
07/07/2021
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23/09/2020
At least 51.6 million people doubly hit by climate-related disasters and COVID-19, new analysis by IFRC reveals
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At least 51.6 million people doubly hit by climate-related disasters and COVID-19, new analysis by IFRC reveals
23/09/2020
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08/09/2020
IFRC’s first ever virtual climate summit, Climate:Red, is happening everywhere on 9-10 September 
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IFRC’s first ever virtual climate summit, Climate:Red, is happening everywhere on 9-10 September 
08/09/2020
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29/07/2020
Red Cross calls on people to check on neighbours and loved ones during dangerous heatwave
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Red Cross calls on people to check on neighbours and loved ones during dangerous heatwave
29/07/2020
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19/09/2019
“200 million people in need, US$20billion to respond” – new report estimates escalating humanitarian cost of climate change
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“200 million people in need, US$20billion to respond” – new report estimates escalating humanitarian cost of climate change
19/09/2019
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22/07/2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: Europe heatwave - Red Cross experts available
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Europe heatwave - Red Cross experts available
22/07/2019
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16/07/2019
Heatwaves: urgent action needed to tackle climate change’s “silent killer”
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Heatwaves: urgent action needed to tackle climate change’s “silent killer”
16/07/2019
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11/07/2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: Heatwaves – New Red Cross initiative to tackle climate change’s “silent killer”
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Heatwaves – New Red Cross initiative to tackle climate change’s “silent killer”
11/07/2019
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08/10/2018
IPCC report: Climate change already making humanitarian work harder, less predictable, more complex, says IFRC
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IPCC report: Climate change already making humanitarian work harder, less predictable, more complex, says IFRC
08/10/2018
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