Tag: International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement
In the dry sand of Somaliland, northern Somalia, 25-year-old Hamda Muhamed Ibrahim looks on nervously as her four-year-old son Aaden is weighed at a Red Cross Red Crescent clinic. He is just over half the weight he should be for his age.
Khaled Naanaa, who was trapped in the Syrian city of Madaya, used YouTube videos to teach himself to perform surgery on wounded people. He now lives in Australia. This is his story.
This year in New York, governments are meeting to negotiate a global treaty banning nuclear weapons. This time it’s much more than talk. It is a real opportunity to prohibit nuclear weapons and take an important step towards their elimination.
This is the story of Lucinda, who is keen to volunteer with Red Cross and make life better for other mums in her remote village in Indonesia’s Belu district. The area was hit hard by drought during the recent El Niño.
As the conflict in Syria enters its sixth year, Khaled Naanaa’s story will convince you no crisis is too big to make a difference.
After fleeing the Taliban, Haji Alizada hopes his story can dispel the myths surrounding asylum seekers.
As thousands of Syrians flee the ongoing civil war in their homeland, Red Cross worker Joe Cropp reports from Mosul on the emotional toll of being caught up in conflict.
‘Only rain could make me smile.’ As Australian Red Cross activates its East Africa Food Crisis Appeal, the drought situation in the region reaches crisis point.
A recent ICRC survey of people around the world asked what type of behaviours were considered acceptable in wartime. The answers were both enlightening and disturbing.
They’re used in everything from military operations to sporting events, but could aerial drones be the future of disaster management?