125 results found for Asia & Pacific
20-05-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Red Cross Red Crescent Leaders and Climate / Disaster Experts in Bali for 2022 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Climate change is already having devastating humanitarian consequences for billions of people in every region of the world, exacting the heaviest toll on the lives and livelihoods of the most vulnerable.

12-05-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Global COVID-19 Summit: “World leaders must step up and ensure that everyone, everywhere has access to vaccines, tests and treatments.”

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During the second Global COVID-19 Summit co-hosted by the White House, IFRC Secretary General Jagan Chapagain underlined the network’s commitment to delivering COVID-19 vaccines, tests and treatments to the most vulnerable and building back stronger health systems.

07-03-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

COVID-19 two years on: A new normal for some while millions still at risk warns Red Cross Red Crescent

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Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, as many countries are declaring the crisis chapter over, millions of lives are still at stake.

27-02-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Scientists confirm climate change already contributes to humanitarian crises across the world

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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) calls for urgent local action and funding, particularly for those most vulnerable, to combat the devastating humanitarian impacts of the climate crisis confirmed in today’s report by world’s climate scientists.

22-11-2021 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Drowning just below the surface: New IFRC research reveals magnitude of socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

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Women, people in urban areas and those on the move have been disproportionately and uniquely affected by the devastating socioeconomic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

04-11-2021 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas

Red Cross Red Crescent report highlights the devastating impact of climate change on coastal communities

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A new report by the Norwegian Red Cross, the Red Cross Climate Center and the IFRC highlights the devastating impact of climate change on coastal communities across the globe.

04-10-2021 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

New #ClimateChangedMe campaign sounds a global alarm: “The climate crisis is here, and we need to act now.”

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The IFRC launched today an innovative campaign showcasing the impact of climate change on people’s lives across the globe. The campaign, #ClimateChangedMe, takes a twist on a typical “self-help” book and presents climate change as the “ultimate life-changing experience”.

16-09-2021 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

More than 139 million people hit by climate crisis and COVID-19, new IFRC analysis reveals

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Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate-related disasters have affected the lives of at least 139.2 million people and killed more than 17,242.

30-11-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

IFRC: Success of COVID-19 vaccine relies on our ability to address “mistrust pandemic”

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The President of the world’s largest humanitarian organization has warned that efforts to roll out a potential COVID-19 vaccine could fail unless equally ambitious efforts to counteract rapidly rising levels of mistrust and misinformation are put in place.

28-10-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific

Homes of 1 million people in ruin as major typhoon hits Vietnam

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Catastrophic floods across central Vietnam have already ruined the homes of more than one million people as yet another major storm takes aim for the battered region.