113 results found for Asia & Pacific
25-07-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific

South Asia floods: 9.6 million people swamped as humanitarian crisis deepens

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A humanitarian crisis is deepening in South Asia as new figures reveal that more than 9.6 million people have been affected by monsoon floods, devastating large areas of India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

14-07-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Europe , MENA

Race to avert COVID caused catastrophes in Afghanistan

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Afghanistan is on the edge of potential health, social and economic catastrophes caused by COVID-19 as the disease places a crippling burden on one of the ten most fragile states in the world.

13-07-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific

Isolation field hospitals open to prevent COVID crisis in Bangladesh camps

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Two new isolation field hospitals are opening to treat an alarming and growing number of COVID-19 patients in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh camps and adjacent host communities.

28-05-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement appeals for 3.1 billion Swiss francs (3.19 billion US dollars) to curb COVID-19’s spread and assist world’s most vulnerable amid the pandemic

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The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is appealing for 3.1 billion Swiss francs (3.19 billion US dollars) to urgently scale up its global response to curb COVID-19’s rapid spread and assist the world’s most vulnerable people amid the pandemic.

09-04-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Red Cross volunteers take on COVID-19 fight in the community

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GENEVA - The Red Cross and Red Crescent is scaling up COVID-19 programmes across every region and is working particularly closely with the most affected and at-risk countries to keep people healthy and safe

03-01-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific

Indonesia: record rainfall leads to New Year flood disaster

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Indonesia has been hit by widespread flooding after days of its most intense rainfall since records began, prompting the evacuation of more than 31,200 people from Jakarta alone.

19-09-2019 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

The Cost of Doing Nothing

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A new report by the world’s largest humanitarian network warns that the number of people needing humanitarian assistance every year as a result of climate-related disasters could double by 2050.

23-12-2018 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific

Red Cross in action after Krakatoa tsunami

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The Indonesian Red Cross is providing emergency assistance and helping clean up after a series of tsunami waves struck Sunda Strait, which connects the Java Sea to the Indian Ocean at the tip of Sumatra and Java.

30-10-2018 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Governments and aid groups must do more to stop millions being "left behind", says new IFRC report

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