Red Cross/Crescent

Type: Organization
Name: Red Cross/Crescent (Red Cross)
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 2 reports

US Transfers 14 Pakistanis from Bagram to Islamabad

ISLAMABAD—Pakistani officials said the United States has turned over 14 detainees who were being held at the Bagram military prison in Afghanistan.Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam in Islamabad told VOA the transfer took place on Saturday.Aslam ... [Published VOA News - 34 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

*Red Cross warns against further attacks on Ebola health workers

Geneva, Dhu-AlQa'dah 25, 1435, Sep 20, 2014, SPA -- Attacks and protests against health workers in West Africa must stop, the Red Cross demanded Saturday in Geneva, warning that lack of security has been contributing to an increase in Ebolainfections, ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

3rd Russian humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Donetsk

07:35Trucks of a Russian humanitarian convoy are parked near the at the Donets'k-Izvarino checkpoint at the Russian border with Ukraine, some 30 kms west of Kamensk-Shakhtinsky in the Rostov region, on September 18, 2014 (AFP Photo / Irina Massalskay ... [Published Russia Today - 12 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Ten trucks with Ukrainian humanitarian aid arrived in Lugansk

First ten machines with Ukrainian humanitarian aid, which the Ukrainian authorities in the last month of summer has passed the International Red Cross, arrived in Lugansk, said the Ukrainian President's representative on the settlement of the situation ... [Published RIN.ru - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Red Cross Coordinating Negotiations with Boko Haram for Release of Kidnapped Girls

Carrie Dedrick, Editor, ChristianHeadlines.comThe International Committee of the Red Cross is coordinating negotiations between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram militants in an effort to bring an estimated 220 kidnapped girls home to their families. ... [Published KPDQ-FM - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 5 reports

Ukraine: Ukraine: ICRC steps up aid amid fragile ceasefire

Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Ukraine The 5 September ceasefire agreement has brought some respite to people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Amid hopes that this will lead to a permanent cessation of hostilities, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Video: Red Cross reports on reconstruction needs and challenges in Gaza

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) reported on September 18 on the current needs and challenges faced during reconstruction projects in Gaza.Christian Cardon, head of the ICRC office in Gaza, said: “After more than 50 days of conflict, ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Red Cross to host meeting in Bermuda

Red Cross representatives from throughout the Caribbean are coming to the Island for a meeting of the Red Cross Disaster Risk Reduction Programme Coordinators. The meeting at the Coco Reef Hotel will involve Red Cross branches from Anguilla, British Virgin ... [Published Royal Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Red Cross prepares for October blood donations

VALDOSTA — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month this October.More than 6,000 liver transplants are performed each year in the U.S., making it the second most common transplant, according to the American ... [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

The Red Cross is holding blood donations on Saddleback’s campus

Saddleback College’s Associated Student Government and the American Red Cross will host a blood drive on Wednesday, September 17 and, September 18 in SSC 212.According to The American Red Cross, there was a need for blood last month. Blood types, O negative, ... [Published Saddleback College Lariat - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Red Cross member heading west to help mudslide victims

A woman from Portland is headed to Washington state to help victims of deadly mudslides that struck last March.Ellen Ruffner will spend two months in Washington on behalf of the Red Cross.The organization said many people are having trouble sleeping or ... [Published WMTW - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Wyndham Rewards Partners with Red Cross, Offers Million Point Match

Now through the end of this year, Wyndham Rewards is matching member point donations to the American Red Cross—up to one million Wyndham Rewards points—in celebration of the organization joining the growing loyalty program as its newest online redemption ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 18 2014]

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"In communities where vital work has not been able to take place, cases of Ebla have risen, increasing the impact of the disease and amplifying its spread across the region" the statement said
Arnwine said the NWS has predicated a "50 to 60 percent chance of rain through Sunday with brief periods of heavy rainfall"
Sarah Belal, leading counsel for JPP said: "The news of these 14 Pakistanis being released from Bagram is of course a welcomed one."
"We could see the smoke from our deck as the sun was setting," he said. "It was beautiful, but we knew it was going to be bad."

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Thousands ‘evade’ Ebola lockdown in Sierra Leone [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 6 hours ago]
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Early morning fire displaces 2 in Northampton [Published CBS 3 Springfield - 8 hours ago]
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Sudan: Eastern Sudan areas destroyed, isolated ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Radio DabangaCountry: Sudan TOKAR (19 Sep.) - Heavy rains and torrents destroyed a number of houses in Jibait and Sinkat areas in eastern Sudan on Wednesday, and displaced the population. There were no efforts from the government to help the affected, ...
Guinea: German Government increases aid for fig... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 23 hours ago]
Source: Government of GermanyCountry: Germany, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone In view of the dramatic situation in West Africa, an interministerial meeting on Germany’s engagement in the fight against the Ebola outbreak was held at the Federal Foreign ...
Guatemala: Guatemala: Dengue - DREF Final Report [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 23 hours ago]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Guatemala Summary: 129,671 Swiss francs were allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the National Society in delivering immediate ...
Ukraine: Ukraine: ICRC steps up aid amid fragil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Ukraine The 5 September ceasefire agreement has brought some respite to people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Amid hopes that this will lead to a permanent cessation of hostilities, ...
Exponential: Ebola Cases Now Double Every 3 Wee... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 19 2014]
Since the start of the outbreak, the Ebola virus has infected 5,357 people, killing 2,630, according to the WHO; and as The UN explains , the outbreak is the largest the world has ever seen with the number of cases is doubling every three weeks . As ...
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Red Cross to oversee aid coming into Ukraine [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 17 2014]
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American Red Cross, Sport Clips Haircuts Partne... [Published Financial Services - Aug 26 2014]
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