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.
For International Migrant’s Day, 18 December 2016, Elhadj As Sy, IFRC Secretary General, has delivered this video message to children around the world, urging them to put aside negative perceptions about people migrating, and instead, welcome them into their communities.
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.
Protect humanity International Migrants Day 18 December 2016 Over the past year alone, millions of people around the world have left their homes and embarked on dangerous journeys in search of safer and better lives. Some have succeeded in establishing …
Since 27 November 2016, Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) has been responding to the huge displacement of people in Aleppo. Tens of thousands of people have left their homes, many arriving to shelters where Red Crescent volunteers, together with partners, have been providing emergency aid
Hundreds of people continue to arrive daily at the collective shelters of Jibreen, while others are starting to return to their neighbourhoods, many of them devastated by the fighting.
In Greece’s migrant camps, Red Cross volunteers from the camp community are leading the way in keeping their temporary shelters clean and tidy, ensuring safe access to showers and toilets, providing information on disease prevention and health, and watching over property.
Migration is set to be one of the defining features of the 21st century. People migrate for many reasons, ranging from armed conflicts, persecution and poverty to the hope for a better future or to be reunited with their family.
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.