Nomadic communities suffer most as drought stalks Somaliland

The IFRC is working with the Somalia Red Crescent Society and global partners to bring support and relief to communities affected by drought and hunger in Somaliland.

Surviving Tembin: How a family of 13 escaped a deadly flash flood

It had been raining consistently for the past week, but it wasn’t strong enough to alarm 64-year-old farmer Rodrigo Rodriguez.

Saved by a nose in Costa Rica

Costa Rican Red Cross K-SAR Canine Rescue Unit members obtain international certification.

World Migration Day 2017

Discover more on the IFRC’s work on migration.

Recent news

Annual Report

In 2016, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies was once again at the forefront of humanitarian action around the world. Find out more about our work.

Working alongside National Societies  |  A decisive humanitarian voice  |  On the frontline of humanitarian events  | A strong IFRC

Leadership team

Fighting famine in East and Central Africa

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 and hard-to-reach communities.

Coming events: World Blood Donor Day – 14 June. World Refugee Day – 20 June.

Our impact

160.7 million

people reached with long-term services and development programmes

110 million

people reached with disaster response and early recovery programmes

4.5 million

people reached with emergency response or temporary shelter

9.1 million

people reached with vital food support in the last year

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.
Share This