326 results found for Latest News
23-06-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , MENA

Deadly earthquake hits crises-riddled Afghanistan

ENG

The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS), together with the IFRC, has mobilized to urgently support communities affected by a deadly 6.1 magnitude earthquake.

20-06-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Francesco Rocca wins re-election as President of the IFRC

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Francesco Rocca has secured a second four-year term as President of the IFRC. Mr. Rocca was elected by representatives of 192 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies at the IFRC’s 23rd General Assembly held in Geneva.

14-06-2022 | Latest News

Press Release: Heat Action Day

ENG

Heatwaves are becoming more frequent, longer, hotter and deadlier, especially in urban areas, but the threats they pose are preventable if cities and residents are prepared for extreme heat and take steps to save lives.

09-06-2022 | Latest News , Europe

Preventing a second crisis: Health needs extend beyond Ukraine’s borders warns IFRC

ENG

Overburdened health system needs urgent support from international community

01-06-2022 | Latest News

IFRC, WWF call for global action to protect nature to save lives and address climate crisis

ENG

A new report shows that nature-based solutions could reduce the intensity of climate and weather-related hazards by a staggering 26 per cent, in a world where over 3.3 billion people live in places that are highly vulnerable to climate change

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.

15-05-2022 | Latest News

IFRC president: Ethnicity and nationality should not be deciding factors in saving lives

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President of the IFRC Francesco Rocca calls on states to step up to their responsibility to save lives, no matter where people are from, ahead of the first review of the Global Compact for Migration (GCM).

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.

14-04-2022 | Latest News , Europe

IFRC to support more than 2 million people affected by the conflict in Ukraine with its largest ever rollout of emergency cash assistance

ENG

As the needs of people impacted by the conflict in Ukraine continue to grow, the IFRC is scaling up its response activities to meet immediate and urgent needs, both inside Ukraine and within the countries people have fled to seeking safety.

27-03-2022 | Latest News , Europe

Ukrainian Red Cross volunteers provide life-saving aid to people in need

ENG

Red Cross volunteers have reached hundreds of thousands of people in Ukraine since the conflict began one month ago with life-saving aid, despite the dangers they face and the fact that they are also affected.