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15-09-2023 | Latest News , Africa

Morocco earthquake update: Rescue efforts underway


The IFRC launched an emergency appeal, asking for CHF100 million to harness the goodwill shown by people inside Morocco and around the world.

14-09-2023 | Latest News , Africa

Libya floods: IFRC announces CHF 10 million appeal for urgent relief efforts


The IFRC has announced an emergency appeal for 10 million Swiss Francs to scale up the Libyan Red Crescent's relief efforts in response to the floods caused by Storm Daniel in north-eastern Libya. The disaster, which struck on Sunday, 10 September, has led to overwhelming destruction, leaving thousands of people missing and severely straining already fragile infrastructure.

12-09-2023 | Latest News , Africa

Morocco earthquake: IFRC launches CHF 100 million emergency appeal to scale up relief efforts


The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 100 million Swiss Francs to further scale up relief efforts of the Moroccan Red Crescent. More than three days after the earthquake hit Morocco, aid is reaching more remote locations, but conditions are challenging.

15-08-2023 | Latest News , MENA

Afghanistan: Intensified support critical amid deteriorating economic and humanitarian situation


Economic hardships have sharply intensified living conditions in Afghanistan. The IFRC calls for continued humanitarian support to Afghanistan, coupled with investment in long-term solutions.

08-08-2023 | Latest News , Africa

Africa Hunger Crisis Demands Urgent Humanitarian Action


Sub-Saharan Africa is currently grappling with one of the most severe food crises in decades, affecting millions of vulnerable people across the region. The IFRC is responding to this urgent call for humanitarian assistance by launching a regional Emergency Appeal to address the acute food insecurity and protect the lives, livelihoods, and prospects of approximately 7.7 million people.

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.

16-05-2023 | Latest News , Americas

Record Number of Migrants Overwhelms Humanitarian Services in Darien National Park, Panama

According to data from Panama's National Migration Service, 127,168 migrant individuals crossed Darien National Park between January and April 2023, a number that translates to over 1,000 people per day.

06-05-2023 | Latest News , Europe , MENA

Yemen/Saudi Arabia: Scenes of overwhelming joy as nearly 900 detainees return home in three-day release operation


The ICRC successfully facilitated the simultaneous release of nearly 900 detainees who were held in relation to the conflict in Yemen, marking a moment of joy and hope in a region devasted by violence.

06-03-2023 | Latest News , Europe

Türkiye and Syria one month on: A mental health ticking time bomb


Nearly one month since two devastating earthquakes struck Türkiye and Syria, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warns of the urgent need of a sustainable short- and long-term response to the health and mental health and psychosocial needs to prevent a “second disaster”.

21-02-2023 | Latest News , Europe

Ukraine conflict: IFRC warns of psychological wounds adding cruel layer of pain one year on


The psychological wounds of the international armed conflict in Ukraine are adding another cruel layer of pain to people already struggling to cope with shelter, hunger, and livelihoods needs, warns the IFRC.