Philippines: Red Cross responds to deadly measles outbreak

More than 8,440 cases of measles – including 136 deaths from the disease - have been recorded in several regions of the Philippines, including the capital city Manila. In response, the authorities are working with the Philippine Red Cross and the World Health...

Laos villagers rebuild their lives after shocking dam collapse

A little over six months ago the world watched in horror as a massive dam wall collapsed in Laos.

“I had a house, but it was empty and full of sadness” – one mother’s seven years in limbo

For 25-year-old Arezou the last seven years have passed painfully slowly. Separated from her young son while trying to make it from Turkey to Greece, she has spent this whole time not knowing how he was.

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