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Berlin Update: missing persons hotline

Published on: 21 Dec 2016

A hotline has been set up for anyone who cannot find or get in touch with family members following the attack at a Chris..

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Syria, Aleppo Evacuations resume

Published on: 19 Dec 2016

In the early morning of Monday, 19th December, all sides to the Syria conflict gave renewed security guarantees to the R..

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call to respect the rights of migrants in an irregular situation

Published on: 18 Dec 2016

On international migrants’ day, the Red Cross urges the EU and its Member States to take decisive action to protect th..

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Commemoration Medals for Irish Red Cross Volunteers

Published on: 14 Dec 2016

Among the rubble and chaos of Easter week 1916 was the reliable and steady reassurance of a familiar and trusted emblem...

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ICRC Plea for Eastern aleppo

Published on: 13 Dec 2016

Thousands of civilians' lives are in danger as frontlines close in around them in eastern Aleppo. As the battle reaches ..

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Frances Black Calls For Volunteer Nominations

Published on: 7 Dec 2016

Frances Black today opened nominations for the 2017 Irish Red Cross Volunteer Awards in Dublin with Chairman of the char..

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Jasmine Ball Announced for 2017

Published on: 2 Dec 2016

The Lord Mayor of Dublin Cllr Brendan Carr last night announced details of the Jasmine Ball on behalf of the Irish Red C..

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ICRC President Visists Ireland

Published on: 30 Nov 2016

"We look forward to strengthening our engagement with the Irish government and Irish Red Cross on humanitarian issues of..

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RTE Interview with Peter Maurer

Published on: 21 Nov 2016

Ahead of his visit to Ireland, Peter Maurer, President of the International Red Cross (ICRC) speaks to RTE 'This Week'. ..

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Iraq: Mosul Convoys

Published on: 18 Nov 2016

The Red Crescent Society reached communities inside Mosul for the first time, providing emergency relief supplies and fi..

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