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Communities cut off by flood waters on the outskirts of Bangkok

Published on: 31 Oct 2011

On a good day it takes about 45 minutes to reach Bangkruai from central Bangkok. Although part of Nonthaburi province, t..

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Communication is the key in Haiti

Published on: 26 Oct 2011

Beneficiary Communications / Haiti / October 2011: An independent evaluation into the IFRC beneficiary communications p..

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Irish Floods Appeal 2011

Published on: 26 Oct 2011

The Irish Red Cross has launched an ‘Irish Floods’ appeal to aid those who were affected by the flooding in on Monda..

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Turkey earthquake rescue efforts intensify as night falls

Published on: 23 Oct 2011

October 23rd 2011 – Geneva. The Turkish Red Crescent is working to reach people trapped in rubble following the 7.2 ea..

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Humanity in Action Conference

Published on: 20 Oct 2011

To celebrate two successful international educational programmes – ‘Positive Images’ and ‘Justice and Fairness..

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Novice and Cadet Competitions 2011: The Results

Published on: 18 Oct 2011

Donegal hosted the 2011 Novice and Cadet competitions this year after having had run of wins at the 2010 event. Novice ..

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Are You the Voice of Youth?

Published on: 15 Oct 2011

The New Governance Structure of the Irish Red Cross has incorporated that Irish Red Cross Youth will have a Central Coun..

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Red Cross Welcomes Opportunity to answer PAC questions

Published on: 14 Oct 2011

Following a meeting of the Dáil Committee on Public Accounts yesterday the Red Cross welcomes the opportunity to presen..

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Gaisce Gold Award Ceremony

Published on: 4 Oct 2011

Gaisce Gold Awards Ceremony was the last presidential gold award ceremony celebrated by President Mary McAleese. Among t..

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Solheim Cup Supported by Irish Red Cross Volunteers

Published on: 30 Sep 2011

As teams from Europe and the United States competed over 3 days to gain control of the prestigious Solheim cup they were..

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