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Philippines: Six months after Typhoon Haiyan, major long-term recovery needs remain

Six months after Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) devastated the Visayas region of the Philippines, millions remain in a precarious situation. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, one of the few organisations to deliver humanitarian assistance across all affected islands, has now launched...

02.05.14 19:09

Syria: Working with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent to deliver humanitarian assistance

Amid ongoing hostilities, the ICRC assisted over 900,000 people across the country, working closely with the SARC. The facade of this building in Aleppo collapsed following shelling. Residents make the most of what's left, with each apartment telling a unique story.

02.05.14 15:58

Our common story

8 May is Red Cross Red Crescent Day. Tadateru Konoé, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, talk about the common story that links the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.

02.05.14 14:27

Central African Republic: Conflict taking heavy toll

Murder, pillage and flight from the violence continue to be all too frequent in the lives of Central Africans.

01.05.14 19:54

Mali: Tackling scabies outbreaks in prisons

Over 2,600 detainees have been treated for scabies in an eradication campaign run by the Malian prison authorities, with the support of the ICRC, in the prisons of Sikasso, Kati and Bamako.

01.05.14 18:17

United Kingdom: World War One: One hundred images for one hundred years

On 8 August 2014 it will be 100 years since Europe went to war. To mark the centenary, every day for the hundred days until 8 August we'll be tweeting a picture from our First World War archives from @ICRC_uk.

30.04.14 12:13

Ethiopia: Red Cross provides South Sudanese refugees with urgent life-saving support

Since violence erupted in South Sudan in mid December, more than 95,000 people have fled to Gambella, in neighbouring Ethiopia, where they arrive exhausted, sick and in desperate need of support.

29.04.14 14:47

Afghanistan: Protecting civilians remains paramount as elections take centre stage

During the first months of 2014, the security situation remained precarious in many parts of Afghanistan where conflict, arrests, assassinations and attacks continued. The run-up to the presidential and provincial elections on 5 April exacerbated tensions and fuelled concerns over the safety of...

25.04.14 16:46

DR Congo: Saving bananas revives local economy

Minova, a small town in South Kivu, hasn’t been spared by the bloody war that has raged in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo over the past two decades. Minova is north of Bukavu and has received displaced people from both North and South Kivu, particularly during the...

25.04.14 02:00

Ethiopia: A little light for returnees from Saudi Arabia

Thousands of Ethiopian nationals returning from Saudi Arabia had the opportunity to re-establish contact with their families thanks to a free phone service set up by the ICRC and the Ethiopian Red Cross Society.

24.04.14 21:25
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