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Red Cross urges African countries to protect people during armed conflicts

An official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday urged African countries to ensure that people are protected during times...
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Chinese Red Cross to donate UD$150k to drought-stricken Namibia

The Chinese Red Cross Society will donate 150,000 U.S. dollars to help Namibia respond to recurring droughts, Chinese Ambassador to Namibia Zhang Yiming said...
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UE: Ghana Red Cross Society Expands MNCH Project

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has scaled up its Maternal, New-born and Child Health (MNCH) project to cover the Talensi and Pusiga Districts...
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Northern Region: Red Cross Starts MNCH Project

A Mother, New-born and Child Health (MNCH) project has begun to contribute to reducing maternal and child mortality in four districts in the Northern...
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Conditions of expectant mothers enhanced by the red cross society

The Ghana and Swiss Red Cross Societies in partnership with the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has initiated Mothers Clubs in four Districts of the...
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Workshop on disaster risk underway in Tamale

A week-long workshop has begun in Tamale with the aim to strengthen partnership between Swiss Red Cross and Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) to...
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Search continues for survivors in Sierra Leone’s mudslides

Red Cross volunteers are digging for survivors and supporting distraught families in the wake of heavy flooding and mudslides that have ripped through Sierra...

Red Cross welcomes end of EBola in DRC, calls for increased health monitoring

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) welcomes the declaration of the end of the two-month Ebola outbreak in the...
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Ukraine to get US$60 million aid from ICRC in 2017

Ukraine will get the humanitarian aid worth 60 million U.S. dollars from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) this year, the Ukrainian...

Evacuation Of Wounded Underway In Aleppo

Rescue groups said they have begun evacuating wounded residents from east Aleppo after being stalled for five hours amid reports of gunfire. The Syrian Red...

Red Cross Rallies School Children for peace campaign

The Ghana Red Cross Society has brought together more than 800 pupils in the Western Region to take part in a two hour peace-walk...

Int’l Red Cross calls for funds to support Sri Lanka’s recovery from floods and...

In a statement, the Sri Lanka Red Cross said that since the onset of the flooding, up to 400 Sri Lanka Red Cross volunteers...
Catherine Adasu, Project Manager, cholera preparedness and response project.

Red Cross to train 500 people for Cholera fight

The five hundred volunteers will be trained on cholera prevention and social mobilization. According to the Regional Manager Mr. Eric Asamoah Darko, the Society...

Red Cross seeks to improve food security in Somalia, Kenya

The two organizations said the deal will support 5,000 vulnerable families in Somalia and Kenya, through a Hunger Resilience and Food Security partnership. The...
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Numerous Colombians ousted from Venezuela are displaced people – OCHA

Many of the Colombians deported from neighboring Venezuela were seekers of the status as refugees or were virtually refugees in the country, the United...
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Childhood Blindness High On Red Cross Agenda

The Northern Region office of the Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) and its partner, are to intensify the Action against Childhood Blindness (AACHIB) initiative...
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Kenya wildlife rangers undergo advanced first aid training

Kenya has partnered with Canada and the Red Cross to offer advanced first aid training for wildlife rangers to enhance their capacity to response...
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The index case of Ebola in Mali

Investigations undertaken by the ministries of health in Mali and Guinea, assisted by World Health Organisation (WHO), have clarified the early exposure history that...
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Red Cross Deploys 40 Volunteers To Assist In Fight Against Ebola

The Ghana Red Cross Society has engaged 40 volunteers in the Greater Accra Region to embark on sensitization programs on Ebola in the region....
Creating Shared Value (CSV)

Nestle organizes Creating Shared Value (CSV)

Nestl? has renewed its long-standing collaboration with International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), committing CHF 5 million over a five-year...
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2face Signs Up For Nigerian Red Cross

  Over the weekend, the?Red Cross Society of Nigeria?carried out an investiture ceremony for pop singer,?2face Idibia. This happened at a press conference to announce...

Nigeria Red Cross Holds Investiture Ceremony With 2Face

Over the weekend, the Red Cross Society of Nigeria carried out an investiture ceremony for pop singer, 2face Idibia. This happened at a press...

Two sisters die in collapsed building

Eight other buildings with cracked walls in the area have been marked for demolition Two sisters have been confirmed dead after a two-storey...

UPDATE On Kaduna Catholic Church Suicide Bomb Attack:1 Dead, Several Others Injured

The lone bomber had reportedly approached the church gate in a bomb laden Honda CRV with the hope of driving unnoticed into the church...

RED CROSS RED CRESCENT CALLS FOR MORE INVESTMENT IN, AND GREATER CONTRIBUTION TO, AFRICA...

RED CROSS RED CRESCENT CALLS FOR MORE INVESTMENT IN, AND GREATER CONTRIBUTION TO, AFRICA DEVELOPMENTADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 22, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ?...