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Mothers of Syria: Rania & Saffa

Published on: 25 Mar 2017

Blinking back tears, Rania remembered the old days; her home, her family. “How can my children cope with all of this?..

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Mothers of Syria: Kholoud

Published on: 25 Mar 2017

It’s taken me two years to get used to the idea that we live here now. There is no description for how I feel about le..

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TV Presenter and DJ, Vogue Williams took time out to volunteer at the Irish Red Cross Jasmine Ball

Vogue Volunteers for Syria

Published on: 20 Mar 2017

As the Irish Red Cross prepares for the Jasmine Ball for Syria, TV Presenter and DJ, Vogue Williams took time out to vol..

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Roscommon Father Named carer of the year

Published on: 11 Mar 2017

Vincent Callaghan, was this weekend named as Carer of the Year for acting as a full-time carer for two of his children f..

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Register online for the 2017 Sunrise Sum..

Published on: 10 Mar 2017

The Irish Red Cross 2017 Sunrise Summit Challenge will take place on Sunday 30th April at six different mountain locatio..

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Red Cross strongly condemns use of chemi..

Published on: 3 Mar 2017

Seven patients with symptoms consistent with an exposure to a toxic chemical agent are currently being treated at Rozhaw..

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A Tragic Day for the Movement

Published on: 8 Feb 2017

Today marks a day of unimaginable sadness for the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.

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Red Cross workers killed in Afghanistan February 2017

Afghanistan Attack

Published on: 8 Feb 2017

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..

Published on: 20 Jan 2017

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 Aid Workers killed in last 3 Days

Published on: 18 Jan 2017

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

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