#Peru is experiencing its worst floods in decades. More than 660,000 people have been affected. Homes, public facilities and infrastructure have been extensively damaged. More than 2,000 Cruz Roja Peruana volunteers are on the ground providing immediate assistance. Photos: Edwin Jara/ IFRC
Since October 2016, more than 74,000 people have fled violence in Myanmar and sought refuge in Bangladesh. Most are living in makeshift camps in unsanitary conditions and with minimal access to basic services, exposing them to the threat of diseases. They are in need of food, water, shelter and health care.

You can help by supporting the work of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society(BDRCS):
Water, sanitation and good hygiene practices are fundamental to healthy life. See how the #RedCross and #RedCrescent are providing clean water and sanitation to vulnerable people around the world. More info here: [ Bit.ly Link ] #WorldWaterDay
"The situation is very alarming". Irene Nakasitta of the Uganda Red Cross Society on the humanitarian needs of thousands fleeing into #Uganda from #SouthSudan.
At no other time in recent history have #hunger and starvation loomed so large. #DidYouKnow?
#drought
Access to safe deliveries is among the most pressing health issues for Somali women, but also one of the brightest success stories. Kaltun Hussein Dahir, from the Somali Red Crescent, explains how things have changed for women in her country.
#WomensDay #IWD
“If it’s not going to rain, there is no hope for us.”
Hadele’s family has already lost almost all their goats to the #drought that has hit Marsabit county, northern #Kenya. The few ones left are extremely weak.
“I need to lift them to get them on their feet. I’m afraid they will die as well, even if it’s going to rain. It might be too late.” (Photo: Arie Kievit / Rode Kruis).
Do you know what #famine is like? In #Somalia, it's a growing threat to millions of people in areas affected by the current #drought. More than 180,000 children in the country are suffering from severe malnutrition and this figure is likely to increase by over 40% in the coming months (Source: UN OCHA).
#Libya: Reminder of continued vulnerability of #migrants. Each death is tragic, all of them preventable #StopIndifference #ProtectHumanity
A year ago today, #CycloneWinston devastated large parts of #Fiji, affecting 350,000 people. In the last year Fiji Red Cross Society has supported 77,000 people. Learn how we've helped devastated communities to rebuild and recover:
Heavy snowfalls and snowstorms are set to continue in Mongolia, and temperatures are likely to dip below -35 degrees during the night.

The Red Cross is helping herder families to survive over the coming months. Please support our work by donating here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

In pictures: Mongolia dzud response

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Floods, displacement, disruption of health services “come with major public health concerns” after #cyclone in #Mozambique
Severe winter conditions, known as Dzud, are threatening the livelihoods of thousands of herder families in Mongolia. Heavy snowfalls and snowstorms are set to continue and temperatures are likely to dip below -35 degrees during the night.

The Red Cross is helping herder families to survive over the coming months. Please support our work by donating here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
We are one, united in showing solidarity to our fallen colleagues and friends. Keep on spreading the message: We are #NotATarget
Happy #WorldRadioDay! Radio can bring people together & influence positive change. See how we've used it in Bangladesh. To know more and watch the full video: [ Media.ifrc.org Link ]
We express outrage and condemnation at the shooting deaths of six staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross in #Afghanistan and grave concern for two others who remain missing. Our statement: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Have you had an accident, or witnessed one? Share your experience with us to help us improve our first aid trainings! [ Bit.ly Link ]
We mourn the loss of yet another Syrian Arab Red Crescent - الهلال الأحمر العربي السوري volunteer, with news of the death of Hazem Taysir Dawarh, following a road traffic accident in Sweida, southern #Syria, due to ice on the road. Our statement: [ Bit.ly Link ]
“By doing health promotion I help the community people to have better health and by doing this I also gain better knowledge about health issues. I want to become a doctor”, says 16-year-old Ji Guk Hua (on the right), a Red Cross youth volunteer from Dongyang ti, Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Read about her work: [ Bit.ly Link ]
#DidYouKnow that most people receiving assistance in disasters and crises are not asked for feedback?* We are committed to listening and providing timely, relevant and practical information to the communities we work with. Check out our new Movement guide to community engagement and accountability: #CommIsAid

*Source: SAVEresearch.net