Tarniz is one of the Red Crescent volunteers who have been delivering assistance to people fleeing into Bangladesh from Myanmar.
In addition to food and relief items, volunteers are providing psychosocial support to families suffering emotional distress. “I feel it's important to talk with the families, give them comfort," says Tarniz.
Tarniz is one of the Red Crescent volunteers who have been delivering
Ashok Samantaray
Ousman Mballow
Muhammad Qasim
“We are hearing reports that 180 people are sharing one latrine” IFRC’s Ezekiel Simperingham.
The situation remains serious for tens of thousands of people who sought refuge in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in Myanmar. Many are living in overcrowded settlements in the district of Cox’s Bazar, with minimal access to water, sanitation and health care.
We are hearing reports that 180 people are sharing one latrine IFRCs

The 'silent crisis' of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Overseer Moti
An estimated 363,000 children are suffering from acute malnutrition in #Somalia (United Nations OCHA). Many are in communities that have not been reached yet.
An estimated 363000 children are suffering from acute malnutrition in Somalia United

Drought took their animals and land – now hunger is taking Somalia's children

Jonas Wizzy Djlona
Jonas Wizzy Djlona
Salam Rumalean
Tanmoy Hani
Humayoon Anjum
Virginia Szytskovic
Meet two of the Red Crescent medical volunteers who are providing assistance to communities affected by #drought in Hargeisa, Somaliland.
In #Somalia, the current food crisis is growing more serious by the day, with over half of the population – 6.2 million people – in need of urgent humanitarian assistance (Photo: A. Freebairn / IFRC).
Meet two of the Red Crescent medical volunteers who are providing assistance
Rella Anta
Bogura House
Ousman Mballow
“It’s taken me 55 years to realise you can’t take life too seriously – you need to get out of the house and socialise with people, live your life. There’s always a light at the end of the tunnel.”
Read about David’s journey to overcome loneliness and isolation: [ Bit.ly Link ] (Photo: British Red Cross)
Its taken me 55 years to realise you cant take life too
Dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases are expected to rise in areas affected by flooding in northern Peru. Luz Marina Clendenes, from the Peruvian Red Cross (Cruz Roja Peruana), describes the situation.
Iraida del Rio
Lucrecia de la Espriella
“We go to the countryside, to villages, to find any cases of malnutrition. Sometimes we give them vitamins, and some cases we send to the clinic for more attention and supplements.” Hilal, 27, is part of a team of volunteers assisting communities around Salamiyah, #Syria, where the Syrian Arab Red Crescent - الهلال الأحمر العربي السوري runs one of its 6 clinics specialised in malnutrition...
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We go to the countryside to villages to find any cases of
Candice Dubois
Khayal Muhammed
"The only viable future is that one when children will have hope and we will not face the risk of a lost generation." At the end of his visit to #Syria this week, IFRC Secretary General Elhadj As Sy repeats his plea for an end to the conflict.
Roy Montgomery
Peter Walton
Saleem Korejo
Volunteers and staff of the Colombian Red Cross (Cruz Roja Colombiana) are on the ground in #Mocoa, south-western #Colombia, responding to the deadly landslide that hit the city late last Friday. The Red Cross has also deployed a technical team of 47 people specialised in health, search and rescue, psychosocial support, and water and sanitation, to support local efforts. More information to...
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Maria Concepcion
Pathy K Ternu
الشيف أبو إبراهيم
Moses Otieno
Rehana Rehana
Arnesto Adrd
We join the Syrian Arab Red Crescent - الهلال الأحمر العربي السوري in mourning the death of one of their volunteers, Firas Al-Hussein, who lost his life last Monday in the Al-Tabaqa area of Raqqa governorate, while on duty.
We repeat our demand that all parties adhere to the rules of international humanitarian law, which includes protecting aid workers. Humanitarian volunteers and staff are...
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We join the Syrian Arab Red Crescent الهلال الأحمر العربي السوري in

الهلال الأحمر العربي السوري ينعي المتطوع فراس الحسين الذي استشهد في الطبقة

Juyna Lewis
Caroline Pouillot
Edithe Pigott
Amal Abdilahi, 30, has lost almost all her livestock due to the ongoing #drought in #Somalia.
“If the drought lasts any longer, and my last cattle die, we will die as well.”
Listen to her story.
Ismacil Cismaan Gorod
Norma Amron
In Kenya, the number of people now in need of food assistance has more than doubled since the end of last year. And this escalation shows no sign of slowing down.
Sathyanandan Padmajan
Magali Uganda
Arif Bangash
#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
Olga Calderon
Caroline Pouillot
Holger Lassen
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):
Abbas Bangash
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
Ario Zamani
Ricardo Pierre
"The situation is very alarming". Irene Nakasitta of the Uganda Red Cross Society on the humanitarian needs of thousands fleeing into #Uganda from #SouthSudan.
Robert Brandon Sandor
Abbas Bangash
Patricia Bazan
At no other time in recent history have #hunger and starvation loomed so large. #DidYouKnow?
Fajga Loebstein
Magali Uganda
Basit Ajaz
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
Lidia Marini
Taha Abu Abdusalam
Ayda Lilian Maydub