« Protection of the Natural Environment during Armed Conflict Your Best Defence Is You – Prevent Flu Spreading in the Workplace » 5 on Friday – Who Cares? The Red Cross Does! Posted in Uncategorized by Irish Red Cross Every week Red Cross and Red Crescent Volunteers, Staff, Friends and Supporters work hard in countries all over the world to support those in need. Here are this week’s favourites… Welcoming New Year with disaster-stricken families – Philippines Red Crosswww.facebook.com/phredcross Typhoon Bopha affected over 6 million people when it struck the southern Philippines last month, and around 13,000 are still residing in evacuation centres. The IFRC’s emergency appeal aims to support the Philippine Red Cross in building typhoon-resilient shelters. This would be an important step in reducing disaster risk in the future. [Photo: Karl Anthony Ebol/IFRC]www.facebook.com/RedCrossRedCrescent 8 Jan | American Red Cross @RedCrossNice work! RT @andmurphy Spending the morning handing out #RedCross meals! #sandy #disasterrelief pic.twitter.com/iHAeBVfS 10 Jan | Irish Red Cross @irishredcross2 yr old, Stella Lovering has arrived safely at the @RedCross Au Sorell relief center after fleeing the Tasmanian bushfires Who cares? The Red Cross does!