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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.
As the population on the move has increased, there has been a corresponding escalation in humanitarian needs.
Drawing on the knowledge and experience of communities, particularly community leaders, is critical in ensuring that the actions we take have an effective and lasting impact.
Rita Balaguna, 48, was preparing breakfast for her family when the deadly Tropical Storm Tembin struck her hometown in Halapitan Barangay, municipality of San Fernando, Bukidnon province, a few days before Christmas Day in 2017.
By Moustapha Diallo, IFRC Mingui is dry. On the long road leading to this village in Magta Lajar, in Mauritania, pastures for livestock have vanished and there is no body of water to be seen. The landscape consists of thorny trees and never-ending sand …