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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.

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.