Archives: Press releases
Port-au Prince, 3 November 2016—Since Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti one month ago, the Haiti Red Cross Society and other Red Cross partners have reached over 31,000 people with medical care, relief items, clean water, sanitation and hygiene support, with efforts focusing on stemming cholera and other diseases.
29 October, 2016. Beijing / Kuala Lumpur. Two months on from the destructive flooding that caused extensive devastation in the Northeast of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), a massive drive is underway to complete construction of thousands of permanent homes before winter sets in.
As fighting increases in, and around, the Iraqi city of Mosul, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement reminds all those involved to do everything they can to avoid injury to civilians and civilian infrastructure.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is mourning the death of one of its staff members, Mr. Ibrahim Abu Taleb, who was killed in yesterday’s attack in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a
Geneva, 25 September 2016 – At the close of the high-level event on El Niño at the 71th UN General Assembly in New York, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) called for a radical shift in the humanitarian response to crisis linked to El Niño and climate change.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) deplores continued global inaction in response to Mediterranean tragedies, after a boat carrying up to 600 migrants capsized off Egypt. At least 42 people have been confirmed as drowned when the boat sank 12 kilometres from the shores of Rasheed town in Kafr Al Sheikh governorate.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) are outraged by last night’s horrific attack on a SARC warehouse and an aid convoy in Orem Al Kubra (Big Orem) in rural Aleppo.
he International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is rolling out a new web application called virtualvolunteer.org that puts practical, trustworthy and potentially life-saving information at the fingertips of migrants or people considering migrating.
Miss Universe Japan 2016, Sari Nakazawa, said from Amman that interest in the Syrian refugee crisis is not as high as it once was as the conflict enters its sixth year, and urged the world to continue supporting vulnerable people displaced across the Middle East.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement mourns the death of another volunteer from the Yemen Red Crescent Society. Khalid Abdullah, a 65-year-old Red Crescent volunteer was shot in the head on Thursday 11 August 2016.