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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.

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.

07-02-2023 | Latest News , Europe

IFRC launches international Emergency Appeals for CHF 200 million to respond to deadly earthquake in Türkiye and Syria


The IFRC is launching Emergency Appeals for CHF 200 million to respond to a deadly 7.7 magnitude earthquake in Türkiye and Syria.

23-01-2023 | Latest News

The world is not ready for the next pandemic, warns the IFRC


No earthquake, drought or hurricane in recorded history has claimed more lives than the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the world’s largest disaster response network, the IFRC.

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.

07-09-2022 | Latest News , Africa

Horn of Africa hunger crisis: Addressing needs of nomadic communities is crucial to saving lives


Nearly a million people have been forced to leave their homes in search of food and water in parts of Somalia and Kenya, as a catastrophic hunger crisis continues to unfold.

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.