A “ray of hope” at a garment factory in Kyrgyzstan

By Baktiar Mambetov, IFRC Zamira, Larisa, Aizada and Nazira were struggling to provide for their loved ones. Widowed, in difficult economic situations, taking care of disabled family members or many children by themselves, they couldn’t make ends meet. But a...

Preparedness to respond effectively to multiple hazards

By Olivia Acosta Prevention, preparedness, early action, and response to disasters and crises are at the core of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). According to Mr. Jean Urbain Zoa, Secretary-General of the Cameroon Red Cross...

Urgent action needed to protect children against climate related disasters in Africa

This article has been prepared by IFRC's Protection, Gender and Inclusion (PGI) unit. Nairobi/Geneva, 5 July 2021 - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Africa Region is calling on its partners to do more to protect children...

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