Theme: Cold wave
IFRC’s World Disasters Report 2020: Come Heat or High Water shows that the countries most affected by climate-related disasters receive only a fraction of the funding that is available for climate change adaptation and thus struggle to protect people from the aggravating effects of climate change.
The Red Cross and Red Crescent’s first ever Early Action Protocol funded by IFRC’s Forecast-based Action by the DREF – which will use forecast-based financing to support herder families in the high Andes region of Peru – is now in place and ready for a …
Budapest/Geneva, 1 February 2019 – The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is calling on people to check on neighbours, relatives and friends – especially older people – who may be at risk as freezing temperatures hi …
By Rana Sidani Cassou More than 300 Lebanese Red Cross volunteers and staff have been working round the clock to protect people from the rain and snow of Storm Norma, performing nearly 600 rescue missions – and delivering two beautiful, healthy babies …
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is calling on people to check on neighbours, relatives and friends who could be at risk as a deep freeze sweeps Europe.
Severe winter conditions called Dzud have followed a summer drought, leaving millions of animals at risk of starvation in Mongolia.
This illustration provides information on how to keep warm and healthy during a freezing winter with cartoon characters Laila and Amar. This can also be printed as a poster or flyer.
Three people have lost their lives and two others have been injured after a series of avalanches struck a village near the northern Iranian city of Damavand in Tehran province on 3 February 2017. A number of cars were also hit by the deadly avalanches on a nearby road late Friday but Red Crescent rescue and relief teams succeeded in retrieving four vehicles from under the snow.
From mid-January, record-low temperatures brought miserable conditions to communities in much of northern Algeria.
The Red Cross is urging people to protect themselves against severe weather as sub-zero temperatures continue to freeze Europe.