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“The lady was crying inconsolably while she was returning the phone”, says a volunteer from the Peruvian Red Cross who is in the Restoring Family Links post.
The volunters of the institution will work with this vulnerable group applying its principles of Humanity, Impartiality and Neutrality with the sole objective of alleviating the suffering of people.
If you knew 20 minutes before that a severe flood or tsunami would occur, what would you do?
It has been three weeks since the deadly tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi swept away her house. Every time she thinks about that day, her eyes get wet. “Everyone thought I died,” says Nursiah, while she tries to find valuables and clothes in the debris. Only the blue roof in the rubble reminds her of a place that used to be home.
Rahima Akter Khushi is a female interpreter who has been with the Red Cross Red Crescent emergency field hospital since the start.