Author: Ika Mudzar

The Cook Islands climate champion

By day Tabitha Berg is Cook Islands Red Cross Society’s office administrator, but by night, weekends and any other time she gets, Tabitha is their climate change champion, raising awareness of climate issues across the South Pacific nation.

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Thousands affected by ongoing drought in Afghanistan

When the rain stopped falling earlier in the year, many people like Ab. Karim from the province of Badghis knew that trouble was coming. In the north western province of Afghanistan, the reduced snowfall and scarce rains meant only one thing – Drought. 

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Red Cross tackles humanitarian needs in DPRK

Thanks to its unique mandate, the Red Cross is one of few humanitarian organizations working in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Åsa Sandberg, Head of Desk at the Swedish Red Cross, has just returned from a field visit to the country.

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About the IFRC

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian network and is guided by seven Fundamental Principles: Humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, universality and unity.