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Red Cross launches ‘Volunteers On Wheels’ project in China

On 15 May 2017, the Red Cross unveiled an ambitious new initiative to provide one million volunteers with bicycles so that they can better reach isolated and vulnerable communities in China.
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Far from home – Migrants in Bangladesh struggle to adjust to a life in exile

The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) supported by its partners in the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is doing what it can to aid the migrant population from Rakhine.
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Local communities key: Four things you need to know about the Ebola outbreak in DRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared a suspected Ebola outbreak in Likati Health Zone in the far north of the country on 9 May. IFRC has released just over 199,000 Swiss francs to support the community-level efforts of the Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Fraud and Corruption Prevention Conference in Geneva

Fraud and Corruption Prevention Conference in Geneva

A recent conference in Geneva, Switzerland on fraud and corruption prevention within the humanitarian sector was intended to reflect on the problems and damage that can be caused when aid fails to reach its intended recipients.

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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.

Millions of people in East and Central Africa are facing a severe food crisis. The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is responding to bring life-saving support to the most vulnerable communities.

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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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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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