International Emergency Appeals and Development Projects

The Irish Red Cross works to provide rapid emergency assistance and long-term development aid for many of the world’s most unsettled regions.

The Irish Red Cross is a proud member of the world’s largest humanitarian network. With millions of local volunteers all over the world, the Red Cross is well placed to act quickly and get the help to where it is needed when crises or disasters strike. We prioritise emergency life-saving assistance including the delivery of food and non-food items, clean water and sanitation, medical support, and shelter assistance to people affected who need it most. The Irish Red Cross is also engaged in long-term international development projects.

Our current international emergency appeals

Türkiye and Syria Earthquake

This appeal is to support those in need following one of the most powerful quakes in Türkiye and Syria in at least a century. Over 2,300 have been killed as hundreds of buildings collapsed, and thousands more have been injured.

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Ukraine Crisis

Families in Ukraine are facing fear, freezing temperatures, and an uncertain future. Now, more than ever, we need your help to deliver life-saving supplies to the most vulnerable. Please Donate.

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Pakistan Floods

The deadly floods in Pakistan during the summer of 2022 have had a devastating impact. Thousands have lost their lives while more than 33 million have been displaced. The people of Pakistan urgently need your help. Please donate today to help those affected by this ongoing crisis.

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Years of conflict in Yemen have resulted in one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises in history.
Today, more than 20 million people across Yemen are suffering from malnutrition, lack of medicine and poor sanitation. Your support is urgently needed. Please donate today and help save lives.

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Following more than a decade of conflict, the people of Syria continue to face a grave and prolonged humanitarian crisis with increasing levels of vulnerability. Today, millions of people within Syria – as well as those who have fled to neighbouring countries – are reliant on the ongoing and daily provision of humanitarian assistance. Please donate today and help us to continue our work to support those in need.

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Afghanistan Crisis

The situation in Afghanistan is complex and the humanitarian need is urgent. Millions of people have been impacted by the chronic scarcity of food, clean water, shelter and limited access to medical assistance. With your help we can continue to provide much-needed lifesaving assistance. Please donate today.

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