Going shelter to shelter to survive the monsoon in Cox’s Bazar

By Lynette Nyman / IFRC A sudden dramatic downpour on 19 April 2018 washed through some bamboo and plastic shelters where more than 600,000 people from Rakhine, Myanmar, have sought shelter in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. The rain turned access roads into mud ponds, a...

Pacific communities at the forefront of local action and adaption

By Hanna Butler / IFRC The 191st pin on the Red Cross Red Crescent world map is set to be for the Marshall Islands Red Cross, which is on track to becoming the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) newest National Society, after the...

Project launches in Caribbean to build climate resilience by using nature to reduce risks

Following one of the most devastating hurricane seasons in recent history, a four-year initiative launched to help Caribbean islands prioritize and invest in natural ecosystems.

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