Sana’a / Geneva, 03 September 2017 – The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is deeply saddened by the death of our colleague and friend, Dr Abdulah Alkhamesi, founder of the Yemen Red Crescent Society in 1973 and its leader for nearly th …
Fears are rising for hundreds of villages stranded by flood waters in large areas of Nepal, Bangladesh and India.
As the full horror of Monday’s flooding and mudslide disaster in the Sierra Leone capital Freetown emerges, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has issued an urgent appeal for global support.
A humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India.
Red Cross staff and volunteers are frantically working alongside emergency officials to rescue survivors and assist desperate communities that have lost their homes and loved ones in yesterday’s mudslides in and around the capital Freetown.
Freetown/Geneva 14 August 2017—Red Cross volunteers are digging for survivors and supporting distraught families in the wake of heavy flooding and mudslides that have ripped through Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown. Current estimates indicate that as ma …
Red Cross volunteers and emergency teams are searching for survivors as flash floods and landslides have submerged thousands of homes in several parts of Nepal, mostly in the south of the country.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is shocked and saddened by the violent deaths of six Red Cross volunteers earlier this week in the Central Africa Republic (CAR).
A powerful earthquake has struck China’s central Sichuan Province and aftershocks are rattling the region.
Budapest / Geneva, 4 August 2017 — Hundreds of Red Cross volunteers are on the ground in towns, cities and beaches as record temperatures sweep much of southern and central Europe. According to weather reports, south and central Europe are experiencing …
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