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Red Cross teams working across Europe to combat the effects of severe weather

This month’s cold snap has seen temperatures drop to -30 degrees Celsius in some countries and is reported to have claimed up to 40 lives. Red Cross emergency teams are working across the worst-hit areas to provide warm clothes, hot food, blankets and first aid to people caught in severe weather.

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This year thousands will attempt to cross the Mediterranean. Not every person who sets out will make it across safely. For every life lost, there is a story untold.

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For over 50 years, the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement has been guided in all its work by seven Fundamental Principles. They affect every aspect of our work.

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More than 17 million Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers play an essential role in supporting their communities.

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Learning | Education | Training (LET) is a learning environment that provides lifelong learning for Red Cross Red Crescent staff and volunteers.
It offers academic online courses that are accredited with leading universities and a fast-growing number of self-directed online courses that are open to all.

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