Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross was admitted to the IFRC in 1993. In 2015, it counted 142 active volunteers (up from 65 in 2012).

Latest news from Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross Society

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 …

12 September 2018

“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.

6 June 2018

Five months after a category 5 hurricane Irma passed by Barbuda, destroying or damaging 90 per cent of the island’s infrastructure, people are still waiting to return to their homes.

28 February 2018

As families return home to the island of Barbuda, there are fears that a lack of infrastructure will lead to health issues in the future.

9 October 2017

More than 10 countries and territories were directly affected as hurricanes Irma and María ravaged the Caribbean and later the coastal states in the U.S.

22 September 2017

On Wednesday, the first aircraft carrying 21 tons of humanitarian aid sent by the IFRC arrived in Antigua to support families affected by Hurricane Irma.

15 September 2017
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