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The Red Cross at the COP

The Red Cross at the COP

Representatives of 196 countries are meeting in Paris to discuss a new global agreement to tackle climate change. With close to 50, 000 attendees from governments, universities and civil society, the negotiations are the centre of one of the biggest annual meetings of environmental professionals,...

11.12.15 12:07
Rosie runs a kindergarten for migrant children in Austria

Rosie runs a kindergarten for migrant children in Austria

Rosie, 58, is a Red Cross volounteer. Two days every week she teaches German to children in Kurier Haus, an asylum centre in Vienna managed by Red Cross.

09.12.15 16:52
Breaking the taboo: fighting violence against older women

Breaking the taboo: fighting violence against older women

From 2007 to 2009, the Austrian Red Cross coordinated the project Breaking the Taboo, which aimed to raise awareness of the problem of violence against older women amongst health and social care professionals, as well as the general public.

25.11.15 13:08
Reception of asylum seekers

Reception of asylum seekers

Dignified standards must be maintained across the European Union, proclaimes the Redcross- and Redcrescent-Movement in this joint statement.

25.11.15 12:53
Red Cross volunteers provide continuous support at border crossing to people-on-the-move

Red Cross volunteers provide continuous support at border crossing to people-on-the-move

Over the past weekend, Austrian Red Cross volunteers have supported more than 15,000 people who crossed the border from Hungary in the span of 48 hours, on foot but also on buses and trains. By Andreea Anca, IFRC and Gabriela Poller-Hartig, Austrian Red Cross

08.09.15 15:21
Running4Principles

Running4Principles

Austrian Marathon-Initiative to dissiminate the fundamental principles in their 50th year

25.03.15 21:45
Presentation of the 2014 edition of the World Disasters Report

Presentation of the 2014 edition of the World Disasters Report

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the Norwegian Embassy and the Austrian Red Cross cordially invite you to the presentation of the 2014 edition of the World Disasters Report - Focus on Culture and Risk.

14.10.14 10:36

Austrian Red Cross worker shot whilst on duty

Johann Dorfwirth was shot whilst on duty on 17 September 2013.

20.09.13 09:27

Are you prepared? - Prepare 2 Respond

Strengthening the Humanitarian Sector in the new EU Member States and Candidate countries*

06.09.13 12:28
Austrian Red Cross provides Assistance to Flood Victims

Austrian Red Cross provides Assistance to Flood Victims

Wide ranging support is provided by the Austrian Red Cross. From emergency medical services to the psychosocial support for flood victims.

06.06.13 13:38
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