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14-07-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Europe , MENA

Race to avert COVID caused catastrophes in Afghanistan

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Afghanistan is on the edge of potential health, social and economic catastrophes caused by COVID-19 as the disease places a crippling burden on one of the ten most fragile states in the world.

13-07-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific

Isolation field hospitals open to prevent COVID crisis in Bangladesh camps

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Two new isolation field hospitals are opening to treat an alarming and growing number of COVID-19 patients in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh camps and adjacent host communities.

28-05-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement appeals for 3.1 billion Swiss francs (3.19 billion US dollars) to curb COVID-19’s spread and assist world’s most vulnerable amid the pandemic

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The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is appealing for 3.1 billion Swiss francs (3.19 billion US dollars) to urgently scale up its global response to curb COVID-19’s rapid spread and assist the world’s most vulnerable people amid the pandemic.

20-05-2020 | Latest News , Africa

East Africa: Red Cross raises the alarm over a “triple menace” of floods, COVID-19 and locusts

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A series of mutually exacerbating disasters is unfolding in East Africa, on a scale rarely seen in decades, warned the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

01-05-2020 | Latest News , Europe

Sicily: Italian Red Cross Supporting Rescued Migrants in Quarantine

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The Italian Red Cross is currently supporting rescued migrants in quarantine aboard the Rubattino ferry boat, off the coast of Palermo

24-04-2020 | Latest News

COVID-19: A Wake-up Call to International Community

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Urgent need for global solidarity to prevent poverty and food insecurity around the world,” says IFRC President

09-04-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific , Africa , Americas , Europe , MENA

Red Cross volunteers take on COVID-19 fight in the community

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GENEVA - The Red Cross and Red Crescent is scaling up COVID-19 programmes across every region and is working particularly closely with the most affected and at-risk countries to keep people healthy and safe

11-03-2020 | Latest News , Africa

Mozambique: Thousands remain vulnerable to recurrent disasters one year on from Cyclone Idai

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It is almost 12 months since Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, but communities remain intensely vulnerable to the next big disaster, which is a matter of “when, not if”—the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warned today.

03-01-2020 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific

Indonesia: record rainfall leads to New Year flood disaster

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Indonesia has been hit by widespread flooding after days of its most intense rainfall since records began, prompting the evacuation of more than 31,200 people from Jakarta alone.

12-12-2019 | Latest News , Africa

Southern Africa: Food Crisis

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Hunger is threatening the lives of 11 million people in Southern Africa due to deepening drought and climate crisis in the region.