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02-12-2021 | Latest News , MENA

Afghanistan: Worst drought and hunger crisis in decades

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Afghanistan is in the grip of one of the worst droughts and food shortage crises in decades, threatening an unrivalled humanitarian catastrophe as a bitter winter looms large for millions of Afghans.

22-11-2021 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Drowning just below the surface: New IFRC research reveals magnitude of socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

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Women, people in urban areas and those on the move have been disproportionately and uniquely affected by the devastating socioeconomic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

04-11-2021 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas

Red Cross Red Crescent report highlights the devastating impact of climate change on coastal communities

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A new report by the Norwegian Red Cross, the Red Cross Climate Center and the IFRC highlights the devastating impact of climate change on coastal communities across the globe.

28-10-2021 | Latest News

Red Cross Red Crescent report reveals extent of the impact on people forced to flee their homes by floods, fires and drought around the world

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A new report by the IFRC and the British Red Cross sheds light on the devastating impact of the climate crisis happening today across the globe: the displacement of people from their homes, their lands, and their countries.

04-10-2021 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

New #ClimateChangedMe campaign sounds a global alarm: “The climate crisis is here, and we need to act now.”

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The IFRC launched today an innovative campaign showcasing the impact of climate change on people’s lives across the globe. The campaign, #ClimateChangedMe, takes a twist on a typical “self-help” book and presents climate change as the “ultimate life-changing experience”.

20-09-2021 | Latest News , Americas

IFRC ramps up assistance as record number of migrants cross the perilous Darién Gap

IFRC is ramping up efforts to provide protection and humanitarian assistance to migrants travelling through the Darién Gap, one of the most dangerous migratory routes in the world.

16-09-2021 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

More than 139 million people hit by climate crisis and COVID-19, new IFRC analysis reveals

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Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate-related disasters have affected the lives of at least 139.2 million people and killed more than 17,242.

07-09-2021 | Latest News , Americas

Haiti earthquake: thousands in dire need of health care and safe water

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IFRC warns that access to health care and safe water is critical following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on 14 August.

03-09-2021 | Latest News , Americas

Haiti earthquake: Red Cross distributes relief items to thousands of families

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The Haitian Red Cross (HRC), with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), has distributed relief items to thousands of families since a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the south-eastern part of Haiti on 14 August.

11-08-2021 | Latest News , Africa

Somalia: Three million face starvation and disease, warns IFRC, as it calls for swift action

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The IFRC has warned that Somalia is on the cusp of a humanitarian catastrophe. One in 4 people face high levels of acute food insecurity and more than 800,000 children under the age of five are at risk of acute malnutrition unless they receive treatment and food assistance immediately.