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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

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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

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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.

21-03-2022 | Latest News , Europe

“In Ukraine, the needs are growing every day,” says Red Cross President

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As the world’s largest humanitarian network responds to the unfolding crisis in Europe, its leadership returns from Ukraine with a warning about the coming days and weeks — and reaffirms that the Red Cross will strengthen support inside and outside its borders.

07-03-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

COVID-19 two years on: A new normal for some while millions still at risk warns Red Cross Red Crescent

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Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, as many countries are declaring the crisis chapter over, millions of lives are still at stake.

02-03-2022 | Latest News , Europe

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement appeals for 250 million Swiss francs to assist people affected by Ukraine conflict

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Joint press release from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

27-02-2022 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Scientists confirm climate change already contributes to humanitarian crises across the world

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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) calls for urgent local action and funding, particularly for those most vulnerable, to combat the devastating humanitarian impacts of the climate crisis confirmed in today’s report by world’s climate scientists.

17-12-2021 | Latest News

Migrants across the world must have access to life-saving assistance and protection

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In a year marked by exacerbated difficulties due to Covid-19 and climate-related disasters, the humanitarian situation of migrants around the world has worsened, the IFRC warned ahead of International Migrants Day on 18 December.

02-12-2021 | Latest News , Europe , MENA

€325 million boost to EU’s largest ever humanitarian programme, reaching 1.5 million vulnerable refugees in Turkey

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More than 1.5 million refugees in Turkey will continue receiving critical support thanks to a €325 million boost from the EU’s largest humanitarian cash programme, the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN), in partnership with the IFRC and the Turkish Red Crescent Society in close coordination with the Government of Turkey.