Theme: Heat wave
Budapest / Geneva, 4 August 2017 — Hundreds of Red Cross volunteers are on the ground in towns, cities and beaches as record temperatures sweep much of southern and central Europe. According to weather reports, south and central Europe are experiencing …
Extreme temperatures across much of Europe are due to peak this week as some countries brace themselves for highs of 39 degrees Celsius.
More than 300 volunteers and staff from the Portuguese Red Cross are providing first aid, psychological support and emergency supplies to victims of devastating forest fires sweeping parts of the country.