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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

23-08-2022 | Latest News , Europe

Ukraine: Six months in, IFRC warns of ripple effects and mounting humanitarian needs

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The IFRC, the Ukrainian Red Cross and 46 other Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies continue to scale up one of their largest responses in history to meet the humanitarian needs.

22-08-2022 | Latest News , Americas

IFRC: 210,000 migrants need urgent life-saving assistance and protection in Central America and Mexico

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The IFRC is ramping up its response to provide urgent humanitarian assistance and protection to 210,000 people on the move by land northwards through Central America and Mexico.

23-06-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , MENA

Deadly earthquake hits crises-riddled Afghanistan

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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

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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.