In pictures: Supporting families fleeing violence in Rakhine Province

In recent months, over 600,000 people have fled violence in Rakhine Province, Myanmar. The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, with support from IFRC is helping hundreds of thousands of families on the border.

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International Volunteer Day

On 5 December 2017, we’d like to say thank you to all volunteers around the world, and give you a few options for changing the world, and yourself…

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From law to action: celebrating ten years of the IDRL Guidelines

The role of law may not necessarily spring to mind when thinking about how to prepare for a disaster, but this was just what national authorities and the South Sudan Red Cross had put on the table as they discussed the importance of having a disaster risk management law and policy in place.

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