Theme: Population movement
Statement by Francesco Rocca Vice President of IFRC and President of Italian Red Cross on Behalf of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies at the Migration Summit held in New York on 19 September 2016.
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.
virtualvolunteer.org is an easy to use Red Cross and Red Crescent web application that helps people migrating access reliable and practical information and support wherever they are.
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.
Beirut / Geneva, 29 July 2016 – As drownings in the Mediterranean Sea become a near-daily occurrence, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) calls on governments and institutions to protect dignity and save lives by …
An innovative cooperation between Red Cross Red Crescent and Red Noses International ensures children, and adults alike, learn the importance of good hygiene amid fun and laughter.
Beirut/Geneva, 9 July 2016 – The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 3.4 million Swiss francs to support the Iraqi Red Crescent Society in responding to the dramatic humanitarian …
National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies offer a variety of programmes and services to assist and protect migrants according to their needs. Based on an extensive mapping of 25 countries along the main migratory routes, the response plan identifies three main lines of response.
In 2015, nearly half of the 2,085 people who died while crossing the Mediterranean were African. This year, almost 2,900 people have already drowned.