A pause at the border before continuing their journey

At 3695 meters above sea level is Tata Santiago camp, located in the district of Pisiga, Bolivia, on the border with Chile. This camp was conditioned to receive the people who were returning to Bolivia, and who had to comply with mandatory isolation as a preventive...

Volunteering with IRCS: Personal Transcendence and Societal Responsibility

“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” – Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet. Randa El Ozeir: Choosing to volunteer with the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is not to be taken lightly given the unrest and...

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Statement on building an environment free from racism and discrimination

The continued wave of Black Lives Matter and other anti-racism protests, across the United States and beyond, has put a spotlight firmly on deeply ingrained historic and systemic racist attitudes and discrimination against Black people and people of colour – including...

Regional news

Archives

We’re currently transitioning a new web system. In the meantime, please find news articles from 2016 and earlier on the links below.