Red Cross/Crescent

Type: Organization
Name: Red Cross/Crescent (Red Cross)
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Fire that killed dog, displaced five ruled arson in York

A fire Friday night in York that displaced five people and killed a dog has been ruled arson, WHTM is reporting.The fire around 9 p.m. Friday in the first block of South Hartley Street has put five people out of their homes, officials said. A dog perished ... [Published PennLive.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

RCA distributes aid to 400 displaced Syrian families north of Jordan

WAM AMMAN, 19th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The UAE Red Crescent Authority's relief team in coordination with the concerned Jordanian authorities of the displaced Syrian affairs, has distributed a huge ... ... [Published Big News Network - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Displacement, Syria, Jordan
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

Red Cross closes shelter for Jefferson County flood victims

CARTHAGE, N.Y. -- The American Red Cross shelter that opened Wednesday night in Jefferson County for people affected by flooding has closed. The Red ... ... [Published Big News Network - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Fire displaces four families before Easter weekend

Jaclyn Kelley / Eyewitness NewsEmail: jkelley@wwltv.com | Twitter: @jkelleyWWLMETAIRIE, La. - A three-alarm fire at a Metairie apartment complex has left four families and a total of 17 people homeless.Four apartment units now sit charred and doused in ... [Published WWL-TV - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Governor felicitates supporters, sponsors of Red Cross Mela

Excelsior CorrespondentGovernor NN Vohra felicitating Shantmanu, Divisional Commissioner Jammu at Raj Bhavan on Friday.Jammu, Apr 18: Governor, N.N. Vohra, President of Indian Red Cross Society, J&K, felicitated all organizations, Governmental and private, ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 12 reports

Kidnapped Red Cross workers freed in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali, April 18 (UPI) -- Five aid workers kidnapped in northern Mali by presumed Islamic militants in February were freed by French troops, the presidents of France and Mali said in a joint statement.The five, four of whom were employed by the ... [Published UPI - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Busy Red Cross chapter needs your assistance

When the Sumter Fire Department has been busy, it's no surprise the Sandhills Chapter of the American Red Cross has also been hopping."We've averaged a fire every other day since Jan. 1," said Nancy Cataldo, executive director of the local Red Cross. ... [Published Sumter Item - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

American Red Cross Shelter Remains Open Thursday in Carthage

) – The American Red Cross shelter that opened Wednesday night at American Legion Post 789 in Carthage (Jefferson County) will remain open Thursday night for residents who had to evacuate their homes because of flooding along the Black River.As of late ... [Published American Red Cross - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Access to Medical Care - a Major Challenge for the Internally Displaced

"I am 6 months pregnant. I am yet to start ante-natal visits because of lack of money. During my last medical visit to the camp's health centre, all I received as medication were a few tablets of paracetamol," says Florence Mongai, one of thousands of ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Red Cross opens shelter for Jefferson County flood victims

CARTHAGE, N.Y. -- The American Red Cross will open a shelter Wednesday night for people evacuated from their homes along the Black River in Jefferson County due to flooding. The shelter will open at ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

ICRC Signs Headquarters Agreement With Government

Libreville/Geneva — The Gabonese government and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) signed an agreement today formalizing the organization's permanent presence in the country.The headquarters agreement grants the ICRC the privileges and ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

UAE's Red Crescent visits Typhoon Haiyan-hit areas

Manila: A delegation from UAE's humanitarian major Red Crescent Authority (RCA) yesterday met with Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Chairman and CEO Richard Gordon in Tacloban City which last year bore the brunt of Typhoon Haiyan along with Leyte province and ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Apr 17 2014]

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"I may get my pictures out of a Rubbermaid container upstairs, but that's about it" she said
"It's the best thing in the world, it's the best thing in the world" said Myles' father, John Didde, as he held back tears
And Rebecca says she is thankful to have Stephanie, Brogan and Gracie apart of her life "because I wouldn't be here if it weren't for how strong Steph and I am right now if I didn't have her. She has helped me with a lot and the dogs have too" says Rebecca

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South Sudan: Thousands of displaced exposed as ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: South Sudan AUDIO SLIDE SHOW - Hundreds of thousands of displaced people in South Sudan are living under extremely harsh conditions and the approaching rainy season threatens to worsen their situation. ...
Iraq: Widow's ICRC-supported business feeds fam... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Iraq Huda is the mother of three children. The death of her husband left her destitute, but now she has opened a hairdressing salon with the help of the ICRC. Her new business is helping her support ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Healing the v... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo When bullets smashed through the walls of a house in Pinga, they left a little girl dead and her sister Chimène (7) seriously injured. Surgeons at Goma hospital ...
Colombia: Mother and son reunited after 15 years [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Colombia He went to fight for an armed group as a boy; she thought he was dead. More than 10 years later, in prison, he told his story to an ICRC delegate and asked him to trace his family. The ...
Ukraine: Ukraine: Civil Unrest DREF operation n... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Ukraine Period covered by this update: 6 March to 17 April 2014. Summary: Due to the evolution of the situation in Ukraine, in addition to some changes in the budget ...
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Syrians fleeing Homs attacked [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 09 2014]
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