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World Disaster Report 2011 – Focus on hunger and malnutrition

Published on: 22 Sep 2011

2011 World Disaster Report warns world’s poorest people are at serious risk from rocketing food prices and volatile gl..

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Himalayan Earthquake prompts Red Cross response

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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Local Volunteers Land Coveted European Prize

Published on: 20 Sep 2011

Six Limerick volunteers took 3rd prize last week at the coveted First Aid Convention in Europe (FACE) competitions, whic..

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Kenya: Over 7,000 refugees make first contact with relatives

Published on: 19 Sep 2011

Over 7,000 Somali refugees in Dadaab, Kenya, have been able to speak with their families by mobile phone thanks to a ser..

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Syria: ICRC condemns lack of respect for medical services

Published on: 16 Sep 2011

The International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRC) condemns the lack of respect for life-saving medical services in Syri..

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South Asia earthquake

Published on: 12 Sep 2011

30,000 families became victims of the devastating earthquake which struck the region bordering Pakistan, northern India ..

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Limerick Volunteers Seek Victory in Venice

Published on: 12 Sep 2011

Six Limerick volunteers will represent Ireland this month in the 2011 First Aid Convention Europe (FACE).

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Pakistan Hit by Fresh Floods

Published on: 9 Sep 2011

It is estimated that 105,000 people have been affected by the devastating floods that have once again struck Pakistan.

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Elderly and sick the focus of special care

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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Starting Life Again in a Temporary House

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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