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One year after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador, the Ecuadorian Red Cross (ERC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have supported thousands of families to recover and rebuild their lives.
An outbreak of cholera/acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) in Somaliland has killed 28 people in the last ten days and hospitalized a further 167 people.
Today, leaders of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) gather in Abidjan for the organization’s 9th Africa Regional Conference.
The epidemic will have a long-term impact, disproportionately affecting the poorest and most vulnerable communities, and could contribute to widening inequalities in the region.
Panama/Geneva, 6 April 2017 – Conditions are ripe for an increase in dengue and other mosquito-borne and water-related diseases in areas worst affected by flooding in northern Peru, according to a Red Cross and Red Crescent initial assessment of health …
“Our message has been consistent and clear: there is no future for Syria without peace.”
The Red Cross and Red Crescent has been on the frontline of the humanitarian response to the Syria conflict since it began more than six years ago.
Panama/Geneva, 1 April 2017 – At least 127 people have been killed and 220 are missing following a landslide in the city of Mocoa in Colombia’s south-western border province of Putumayo, according to local authorities. The landslide, which happened lat …
At the end of his third visit to Syria, and a week ahead of a high-level pledging conference in Brussels, the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has repeated his plea for an end to the conflict.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are again in mourning following news of the death of yet another volunteer while on duty in Syria.