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The Global University of Islamic Finance (INCEIF), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to leverage Islamic Social Finance opportunities and develop strategies and fundraising tools in support of Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian aid programmes.
The Red Cross is urging people to protect themselves against severe weather as sub-zero temperatures continue to freeze Europe.
Today, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched a 1.6 million Swiss franc emergency appeal (USD 1.56 million, Euro 1.5 million) to help the Philippine Red Cross assist more than 20,000 people affected by Typhoon Nock-Ten.
The Solomon Islands Red Cross Society is on the ground in the two provinces worst affected by last Friday’s earthquake, distributing emergency aid and assessing people’s needs.
On International Migrant’s Day, 18 December 2016, Elhadj As Sy, IFRC Secretary General, is delivering this message to children around the world, urging them to put aside negative perceptions about people migrating, and instead, to welcome them into their communities.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) mourns the death of Mr Yasser Lakmoush, a Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer.
On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, we, the undersigned organizations, speak out in support of the Health Care in Danger initiative. We forcefully renew our call for wounded and sick people’s right to health care during armed conflict to be respected and protected, and for attacks on health personnel and facilities to stop.
The people of Japan continue to show their commitment to humanitarian causes in Lebanon and the surrounding region. Their latest support is in the form of the provision of three fully equipped ambulances to Lebanese Red Cross.
At the end of the COP 22 UN climate talks, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) welcomed the commitment by governments to implement the Paris agreement, and said it also looked forward to seeing this translated into action for those most vulnerable to climate change.
The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has been able to reach communities inside Mosul for the first time, providing emergency relief supplies and first aid to families who have been trapped in the city without access to food and basic services.