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Mosul: Put civilians first as fighting i..

Published on: 18 Oct 2016

As fighting increases in, and around, the Iraqi city of Mosul, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement rem..

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Lake Chad “vast human tragedy”

Published on: 14 Oct 2016

With life-saving aid not reaching hundreds of thousands of people across the Lake Chad region, president ICRC, Peter Mau..

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Hurricane Matthew

Published on: 6 Oct 2016

National Red Cross Societies across the Caribbean and central America are ramping up preparedness measures as Hurrica..

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Monsoon cuts off Nepalese in need

Published on: 24 Jul 2015

Three months after Nepal was struck by a devastating 7.8M earthquake, monsoon rains are cutting off roads to remote part..

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Red Cross set for fourth year on open-to..

Published on: 25 Jun 2015

Irish Red Cross Youth will have a strong presence for the fourth year in a row at what promises to be Dublin’s biggest..

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Agenda for cutting nuclear weapons paral..

Published on: 4 Jun 2015

The recent UN conference on the control of nuclear arms is another missed opportunity to prevent a humanitarian disaster..

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Drama in Buncrana as hostage scenario gr..

Published on: 11 May 2015

Competitors were faced with a dramatic hostage situation featuring four people with gunshot injuries in this years’ se..

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Himalayan Earthquake prompts Red Cross r..

Published on: 21 Sep 2011

Red Cross National Societies from three countries have joined emergency relief efforts to bring aid and medical care to ..

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Elderly and sick the focus of special ca..

Published on: 8 Sep 2011

Six months on we take a look at how donation are helping families in Japan rebuild their lives.

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