Red Cross teams are at the highest level of alert as communities in Northern Luzon in the Philippines brace for Typhoon Mangkhut (known locally as Ompong), expected to make landfall Saturday morning.
National Red Cross Societies across the Americas are helping communities prepare for the arrival of two potentially devastating storms that are bearing down on the East Coast of the United States and several countries in the Caribbean. The American Red …
Beijing / Kuala Lumpur / Geneva, 23 August 2018 – Vulnerable communities on the Korean peninsula are braced for the impact of Typhoon Soulik, expected to make landfall in South Korea at midnight on 23 August and move northeastwards to the Democratic Pe …
Rita Balaguna, 48, was preparing breakfast for her family when the deadly Tropical Storm Tembin struck her hometown in Halapitan Barangay, municipality of San Fernando, Bukidnon province, a few days before Christmas Day in 2017.
Hilda and Junette are not the only people in La Plaine village who are getting new roofs from the Red Cross, which has 5 active construction teams in her community.
Since November of 2017, the Dominica Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has been distributing cash grants of $US 450.00 to the most vulnerable.
By Sajid Hasan, IFRC Azhar Mia, 35, lives in a beautiful green village named Panschim (West) Boroghona in the Banskhali sub-district of Chattogram, Bangladesh, where his house is located just a few kilometers away from the shores of the Bay of Bengal. …
Four Red Cross construction teams were active in La Plaine at the end of May, and have already completed many houses in the village.
“Irma destroyed my boat, my home and my restaurant, all at the same time,” said 45 years old Arthur Walter, one of 32 fishermen on the island of Barbuda who have received cash assistance from the Red Cross for restoring their fishing boats.
The hurricane season began for the Pacific on May 15 and for the Atlantic it is expected to begin on June 1.