Taking matters into their own hands: Rebuilding after Nepal floods

Bimala Pariya, 60, would never have suspected that she would lose everything she owned to the recent flooding in Nepal. The floods not only destroyed her house in the Sunsari District of Nepal, but swept away her toilet, pig shed, household items, and damaged the fresh water well behind her home.

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In pictures: Supporting families fleeing violence in Rakhine state

In recent months, over 600,000 people have fled violence in Rakhine Province, Myanmar. The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, with support from IFRC is helping hundreds of thousands of families on the border.

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International Volunteer Day

On 5 December 2017, we’d like to say thank you to all volunteers around the world, and give you a few options for changing the world, and yourself…

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