Camping in Cox’s Bazar… all in a day’s work at the Red Cross Red Crescent emergency hospital

Rahima Akter Khushi is a female interpreter who has been with the Red Cross Red Crescent emergency field hospital since the start.

Indonesia: “We have nothing left.” Tsunami destroys entire villages in Palu

For Pak Junaidi, seeing a massive wall of sea water blotting out the horizon as the tsunami rolled towards his house was like watching a nightmare come to life.

Reducing Economic Losses from Disasters has the Power to Transform Lives

October 13 marks International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. This day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters…

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