In pictures: Survivors of Lombok earthquakes tell their stories

The Lombok earthquake destroyed Faizal Muzaki’s house on 29 July 2018, forcing the nine-year-old and his parents to live in a camp they set up next to debris in Bilok Betung village, East Lombok. Faizal asked his mother, Rozali, to save the “chicken bank” he got from...

Ebola outbreak: Volunteers on front line fight deadly disease

July 2018,  Red Cross volunteers talk with the community in the Democratic Republic of Congo   At the scene of a tragedy in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a team of Red Cross volunteers faced a very sensitive dilemma. A resident of a remote village in the north of...

One year on in Cox’s Bazar: Dreaming of a new life

Javeir, 20, was studying to become a medical doctor. His grandfather is a pharmacist and his grandmother, a midwife, so the desire to practice medicine runs in the family.  On 25 August 2017, life changed dramatically for Javeir, his eight siblings, their parents and grandparents when they were forced to flee their home in Rakhine.

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