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.
In October 2016, volunteers from Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network in Kenya attended a sexual and gender-based violence regional conference held in Nairobi by the Norwegian Red Cross and IFRC.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent with support from the IFRC has distributed 1,000 sheep and 10 tonnes of sheep feed to support returning communities.
50-year-old Dhafer Aldoori had to leave his wife and five children behind as he fled Iraq. Since spending more than nine months in Croatia he has been granted asylum and is hoping to finally reunite with his family.
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.
Southern Africa food security
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