Cyclone Debbie is due to cross the north Queensland coast south of Townsville as a severe category four system on Tuesday morning. Here's our advice to those in the affected areas: [ Rcau.org Link ]. Forecast path: [ Bom.gov.au Link ]
It’s World Water Day … and nowhere is water more precious than Somalia right now. We’re trucking water into remote villages where wells and streams dried up long ago, and people are suffering thirst and starvation. Please help with a donation to our East Africa appeal: [ Rcau.org Link ]
Let's be honest, we need to better organise our website. If you’ve got 10-15 minutes spare, now is the time to help us work out how to organise the information in our website. Just follow this link [ Rcau.org Link ] and tell us what you think.
Keep calm and negotiate! Aid workers do it all the time. Knowing how to talk your way out of a tight spot can save the day. That’s why we’re so excited about a new course that prepares humanitarian responders to be sharp negotiators. Registrations are open for June 2017. [ Rcau.org Link ]
His home destroyed, Mohamed fled the Gaza Strip. This scarf is the only thing he has left. The 20-year-old boarded an overcrowded boat hoping to head for Europe, but within hours the passengers were out of food and terrified. They were rescued by a cargo ship and transferred to a Red Cross and the Migrant Office Aid Station vessel. Find out how you can support people in Mohammed’s situation: [... View details ⇨
Many of us spend the weekend chilling on the couch and watching movies – but not these guys. Today Debi is completing her 50th triathlon in 50 days alongside her partner, John. Thankfully you can support their efforts from the couch! [ Rcau.org Link ]
Time is running out to take the Australia Answers Challenge during March and live out of a backpack for a week or more. You’ll be raising vital funds for Red Cross and taking a small step in the shoes of people like Dr Munjed Al Muderis, who fled Iraq with little but his last anatomy book and the clothes on his back. Sign up now: [ Rcau.org Link ]
“Neither my ancestors nor I, ever saw or heard of a dry season like this one,” says 43-year-old Mohamud Salat of the drought and food crisis in Somalia. Millions are facing threats of famine across East Africa. You can help. [ Rcau.org Link ]