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We are at Electric Picnic 2017

Published on: 23 Aug 2017

The Irish Red Cross are delighted to be covering Electric Picnic again this year.

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Irish Red Cross strongly condemns the killing of Red Cross Volunteers

Published on: 15 Aug 2017

We are outraged by the recent attack against Red Cross aid workers in Central African Republic #NotATarget

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Irish Red Cross Migration activities

Irish Red Cross Migration Structure

Published on: 23 Dec 2016

The Irish Red Cross has a national and regional team in place to enable migrants to move from initial accommodation cent..

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Irish Red Cross Migration activities

Irish Communities Eager to Help Migrants

Published on: 23 Dec 2016

Many in attendance showed a keen interest in offering practical support to welcome and assist migrants joining their com..

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ICRC Aleppo

Evacuation of 35,000 from Aleppo complete

Published on: 22 Dec 2016

One hundred critically wounded and sick patients were amongst the evacuees.

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Berlin Update: Missing Person Hotline

Published on: 21 Dec 2016

A hotline has been set up for anyone who cannot find or get in touch with family members following the attack at a Chris..

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Aleppo Red Cross evacuation

Syria, Aleppo evacuation Resumes

Published on: 19 Dec 2016

In the early morning of Monday, 19th December, all sides to the Syria conflict gave renewed security guarantees to the R..

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All migrants have rights – Our call to respect the rights of migrants in an irregular situation

Published on: 18 Dec 2016

On international migrants’ day, the Red Cross urges the EU and its Member States to take decisive action to protect th..

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Irish Red Cross volunteers took part in the 1916 commemorative parade in Dublin, Easter weekend 2016

Commemoration Medals for Irish Red Cross Volunteers

Published on: 14 Dec 2016

Among the rubble and chaos of Easter week 1916 was the reliable and steady reassurance of a familiar and trusted emblem...

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ICRC Aleppo

ICRC plea to all sides to spare human life in eastern Aleppo

Published on: 13 Dec 2016

Thousands of civilians' lives are in danger as frontlines close in around them in eastern Aleppo. As the battle reaches ..

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