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