Statement from Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, IFRC Regional Director for Africa, on the Oslo humanitarian conference on Nigeria and the Lake Chad region: “We are pleased and encouraged by the support offered today by donors and partners. In addition to the …
Beirut/Geneva, 23 February 2017 – Volunteers from the Libyan Red Crescent have rescued 56 migrants from a metal shipping container that was discovered in the Libyan coastal city of Khoms, and recovered the bodies of 13 people who died from suffocation. …
Red Cross and Red Crescent teams at work in every country in the Lake Chad region have been witness to years of unimaginable human suffering, while working to reach those in desperate need of humanitarian assistance. Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, the Inter …
Beirut/Geneva, 21 February – The Libyan Red Crescent has recovered the bodies of 74 people who washed ashore yesterday (20 February), near Zawiya on Libya’s northern coast. Photos are available for download here. It appears that the deceased had been o …
Abuja, 18 February 2017 — The Secretary General of the IFRC has called for more assistance and support for communities in Nigeria’s north-east. Following a visit to Maiduguri in Nigeria’s Borno State, Elhadj As Sy recognized the progress made in respon …
One year after Tropical Cyclone Winston struck Fiji, many survivors are still struggling to recover, says Fiji Red Cross.
Today, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an International Emergency Appeal to aid thousands of herder families in Mongolia whose livelihoods are at risk from severe winter conditions known as Dzud.
The Mozambique Red Cross has activated preparedness plans in anticipation of Cyclone Dineo, dispatching 350 volunteers and emergency supplies to communities in the its path. Dineo is expected to make landfall later today with hurricane-force winds and …
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement remain in mourning following news that a Red Crescent volunteer who was injured in an attack on a SARC distribution centre in Aleppo has passed away.
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement remain in mourning following news of volunteer death
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