Country: Asia Pacific

In pictures: The faces of Cox’s Bazar

Mohammad Ali lives some distance away from the IFRC distribution point and his elderly father and other family members are too weak to carry the goods all the way back to their tent. So he shoulders the load.

Read More

Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Statement on the ASEAN Statement “Engagement with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies”

The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – comprised of 190 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) – reaffirms its collective commitment to the alleviation of human suffering in the aftermath of natural and man-made disasters, and other related challenges in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region.

Read More

Helping children in camps cope through play

Stacked on steep hillsides, the sprawling camps can become almost impenetrable in wet weather, but this hasn’t deterred a team of four from ploughing ankle-deep through mud with armloads of sport and play equipment.

Read More
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.