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Red Cross in Tonga confirms urgent need for safe drinking water

19/01/2022 | Press release

Kuala Lumpur/Suva, 19 January 2022 – Red Cross is rushing safe drinking water to people across Tonga as water supplies have been disrupted by layers of volcanic ash and salt water that were dumped on the Pacific island nation following last weekend’s...

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#PowerToBe campaign launches to help shift perceptions of refugee...

18/01/2022 | Press release

Ankara/Berlin, 18 January 2022 -The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched a campaign to tackle negative perceptions of refugees at an increasingly critical time across Europe. The #PowerToBe cam...

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Tonga: Volcanic eruption and tsunami cuts off country from the wo...

16/01/2022 | Press release

Kuala Lumpur/Suva, 16 January 2022 - The small Pacific Island country of Tonga has been cut off from the rest of the world after an enormous volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami hit the country on Saturday. All communication lines in the count...

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South Asia: Omicron threatens to overwhelm health systems

12/01/2022 | Press release

Kuala Lumpur/Delhi, 12 January 2022: The Omicron variant is fuelling a rapid surge of COVID-19 across South Asia that threatens to overwhelm health systems still reeling from a deadly wave of the Delta variant last year. Countries across South Asi...

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Philippines: Mounting health crisis after super typhoon

06/01/2022 | Press release

Kuala Lumpur/Manila, January 6, 2022 - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warns of a mounting health crisis in the eastern Philippines after Super Typhoon Rai destroyed hospitals and affected more than 7.3 mil...

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06/01/2022
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