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.
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.
The Italian Red Cross is currently supporting rescued migrants in quarantine aboard the Rubattino ferry boat, off the coast of Palermo
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
Budapest/Geneva, 23 October 2019 – A humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding at a makeshift migrant camp on the outskirts of Bihac in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is warning today.
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.