Heroic Red Cross volunteers prevented thousands of Ebola cases – study

A new study suggests that Red Cross volunteers potentially averted more than 10,000 cases of Ebola during the 2013-2016 West Africa outbreak.

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In pictures: cholera clinic provides a lifeline to families in Yemen

With over 160,000 suspected cases of cholera since April, and over 1,100 deaths, communities across Yemen are in urgent need of assistance

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A piece in the data puzzle

In the chaos that follows a disaster, people often move quickly in search of safety. A new programme in partnership with Facebook is using data to improve disaster response.

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