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Red Cross workers killed in Afghanistan February 2017

Six ICRC staff members killed and two unaccounted for in Afghanistan attack

Six staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have been shot and killed in Afghanistan. Two s..

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Hundreds of Red Cross Volunteers Helping After Earthquake in Italy

250 Red Cross volunteers and operators involved in the response to this weeks earthquakes and avalanche in Italy

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Red Cross workers killed in Afghanistan February 2017

Eight Red Cross Aid Workers killed in Last 3 Days

Eight aid workers, 2 in Mexico and 6 in Nigeria have been killed in the last 3 days.

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€100,000 Pledged to Save and Protect Migrant Lives in Mediterranean

The Irish Red Cross has pledged €100,000 in support of migrant search and rescue activities in the Mediterranean. The ..

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Resilience: Saving lives today, investing for tomorrow.

Resilience: Saving Lives Today, Investing For Tomorrow

A lack of global investment in strengthening community resilience is leaving tens of millions of people exposed to predi..

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SYRIA: ATTACK ON HUMANITARIAN CONVOY IS AN ATTACK ON HUMANITY

The Irish Red Cross, Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Red Cross Red Crescent movement are outraged ..

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September 5, 2015 Calmer seas over the past week have seen an increase in the number of people risking the treacherous journey across the Mediterranean to seek safety in Europe. The life-saving missions of the Phoenix and Responder are a partnership between the Red Cross, with support from the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), an independent charity. Red Cross aid workers provide post-rescue support including first aid, medical care, food, water, dry clothes and blankets.

350 Migrants Rescued today from unsafe boats in the Mediterranean Sea

In a day of intense rescue operations, the Red Cross and its partner Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS), came to the ai..

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Update: Italy Earthquake

Aftershocks continue to rattle region

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Red Cross search and rescue boat saves hundreds of people in first 24 hours

The Red Cross’s new search and rescue boat saved more than 300 people from the Mediterranean just 24 hours after it wa..

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