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A disaster that can be avoided

Published on: 15 Feb 2012

The Irish Red Cross today launched an emergency appeal in a bid to alleviate the looming food crisis in Niger. The appe..

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Red Cross Volunteers Assist Homeless in Big Freeze

Published on: 7 Feb 2012

Since the very first hours after temperatures around Europe plunged below zero degrees, Red Cross volunteers and staff h..

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Somalia: ICRC remains fully committed to helping Somalis

Published on: 6 Feb 2012

Geneva/Nairobi (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) regrets the decision of the Office for Sup..

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Volunteers Unite At Union Hall Tragedy

Published on: 6 Feb 2012

On Monday January 16th, Irish Red Cross Cork area volunteers received a request from the HSE to deploy ambulances and cr..

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A Decade of Donations

Published on: 2 Feb 2012

Ireland Donates €70 Million to Emergency Appeals

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Irish Red Cross Outraged by Killing of Colleague in Syria

Published on: 26 Jan 2012

DUBLIN: The Irish Red Cross has expressed its sadness at the death of Dr Abd-al-Razzaq Jbeiro, secretary-general of the ..

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Quake Rattles Northern Italy

Published on: 25 Jan 2012

ROME (AP) — Officials say an earthquake has shaken a wide area of northern Italy from Verona to Genoa on the western c..

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Positive Images Steering Group

Published on: 25 Jan 2012

2012 is set to be an exciting and eventful year for Irish Red Cross Youth. One of the key projects that will have activ..

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Volunteers Support Search for Missing Fishermen, Cork

Published on: 20 Jan 2012

On January 15th, the Tit Bonhomme trawler was wrecked after striking rocks off Adam Island in Glandore Bay. Volunteers f..

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