Early forecast-based financing distributions in snowbound Peru districts

Distribution of winter clothes and animal-care kits for alpaca herds in Santa Lucia and Callalli districts preceded an official state of emergency by ten days.

Vanuatu volcano forces thousands from homes

Manaro Voui, the active volcano which forms the island of Ambae in Vanuatu, has been erupting since September last year, killing crops, polluting the air and water, and forcing people to flee their homes.

Red Cross medical team joins fight against Ebola outbreak

A Red Cross emergency medical team is now working as part of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).   The team – made up of doctors, nurses,...

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