Shamsia Atayee, 35, is five months pregnant but hardly shows it. When she’s congratulated on her pregnancy, she forces a polite smile and says ‘’Thank you’’ in a low tone.Read More
Institution: Asia Pacific
Khumari Aimaq, 18, is wistful when she remembers her early life in Charmgar village in Afghanistan’s Baghlan province.
“For years, my father was a successful business man. He was a farmer, and he ran a business that sold milk and milk products. Our family also owned a flour milling machine, which was a sustainable business, seeing us into school and a comfortable home full of love and protection,’’ said Khumari.
Powerful Cyclone Fani, at its worst an “extremely severe” storm, brought heavy rainfall and winds...Read More
Red Cross volunteers in the Indian state of Odisha are ramping up efforts to warn 20 million...Read More
Last year, Marietta Laneslao celebrated 20 years as a Philippine Red Cross volunteer. Along the way she has also recruited plenty of people starting with her own family: her husband, children, nieces, nephews… altogether she has organized new volunteers for 18 barangays or communities.Read More