In pictures — Families race to shore up shelters before monsoon hits Bangladesh

Around 671,000 people who fled violence in Myanmar in August 2017 are now living in camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) are working together every day to improve shelter conditions for 30,000 people living in vulnerable areas in the camps. 

“Mama Federation”: A woman dedicated to her community in South Sudan for 26 years

“Mama Federation!” A Red Cross staff member calls out to Cesarina Ayo as she enters the IFRC office in Juba, South Sudan. The staff member is met with Ayo’s warm, bright smile and an outreached hand. Ayo never thought she would be working for one organization this...

Community voices driving decisions: Kenya Red Cross and IFRC share the lessons learned on accountability to communities

“As a movement we have no choice than being accountable to people.” Abbas Gullet, Secretary General of Kenya Red Cross Society Kenya Red Cross Society has published new independent research documenting their experience and lessons learned in mainstreaming...

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