135 results found for Asia & Pacific
31-05-2024 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific

Bangladesh: Urgent Aid Needed as Cyclone Remal Ravages Southern Bangladesh


The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), supported by the IFRC and others, has a launched an emergency response in the wake of devastation caused by Cyclone Remal.

06-02-2024 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Europe

Türkiye-Syria Earthquakes: IFRC highlights critical funding shortfall in recovery efforts


Marking one year since the catastrophic earthquakes that devastated Türkiye and Syria, the IFRC calls for renewed solidarity to meet pressing humanitarian and recovery needs, highlighting a critical funding shortfall in its ongoing humanitarian response.

03-08-2023 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Europe

Six months after the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria: “A normal life still far from reach”


Six months after the devastating earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) calls for urgent support to affected communities still reeling from the monumental impacts of the disaster.

15-02-2023 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Europe

IFRC calls for long term support and solidarity for the people of Türkiye and Syria


The IFRC is calling on the international community for long-term support and solidarity to the people in Türkiye and Syria hit by two devastating earthquakes on 6 February.

16-11-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

COP27: Negotiations are missing the ambition needed to protect those hardest hit by climate change, warns IFRC


The IFRC is raising concern that progress is stalling at COP27 and that there is a risk that the ambition to deliver and build on commitments made in Glasgow is slipping away.

09-11-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

IFRC launches Global Climate Resilience Platform to support 500 million people on climate crisis frontlines


As COP27 gets underway what’s most urgently needed is clear: accelerated investment in communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis.

01-11-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

COP27: The world cannot afford another set of vague promises, warns IFRC


Despite the available evidence, new data shows that none of the world's 30 most vulnerable countries are among the 30 highest recipients of adaptation funding per capita.

01-09-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific

Urgent call for international aid as Pakistan battles floods


More than a thousand dead including children, as ravaging floods displace millions of people while damaging more than one million homes in multiple districts across the country.

23-06-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , MENA

Deadly earthquake hits crises-riddled Afghanistan


The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS), together with the IFRC, has mobilized to urgently support communities affected by a deadly 6.1 magnitude earthquake.

20-06-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Francesco Rocca wins re-election as President of the IFRC


Francesco Rocca has secured a second four-year term as President of the IFRC. Mr. Rocca was elected by representatives of 192 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies at the IFRC’s 23rd General Assembly held in Geneva.