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04 Dec 2008 description

Joint News Release WHO/UNICEF/American Red Cross/CDC/UN Foundation

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The Eastern Mediterranean region achieves measles goal three years early

ATLANTA/GENEVA/NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - Measles deaths worldwide fell by 74% between 2000 and 2007, from an estimated 750 000 to 197 000.

01 Dec 2006 description
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Introduction

The contributions in the book will make the case that improving global mental health is the gateway for achieving many of the millennium development goals. In spite of many controversies, disaster mental health and psychosocial support have penetrated into the cycle of disaster response and have gained ground in being established as a stand-alone component.

This book is divided into four sections. The rst section is presents the theoretical bases for mental health and psychosocial support activities after a major disaster.

09 Oct 2005 description
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Written by Amanda Mark , Staff Writer, American Red Cross

Sunday, October 09, 2005 — Yesterday, a powerful earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale struck the region bordering Pakistan, northern India, and Afghanistan at 9 a.m. local time. This devastating quake is estimated to be responsible for at least 18,000 deaths in southern Asia – and the death toll may be as high as 30,000 according to local officials.

Additionally, government officials in Pakistan report that at least 42,000 may be injured and some 4 million may be left without shelter in their country.

22 Jul 2003 description
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Written by Bonnie Gillespie, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

03 Apr 2002 description
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Written by Christina Ward, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

29 Mar 2002 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

27 Mar 2002 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

26 Mar 2002 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

21 Mar 2002 description
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Written by Christina Ward, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

20 Mar 2002 description
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On March 23, school will begin for hundreds of thousands of children in Afghanistan. For many, this will be the first time they attend classes. As part of on-going relief activities in Afghanistan, the American Red Cross has sent 1,000 school chests for distribution this weekend, March 23-24.

09 Jan 2002 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org
Gift parcels, family-sized tents and winter clothes arrived recently for thousands of displaced children living in harsh conditions in Afghanistan. The relief supplies are a gift from children in the United States who have emptied piggy banks and organized fund drives to raise money for America's Fund for Afghan Children (AFAC).

03 Dec 2001 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

02 Nov 2001 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

26 Oct 2001 description
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A group of 17 high school honors government students and their teacher from Madison Consolidated High School in Madison, IN, delivered a check for more than $1500 for America's Fund for Afghan Children. The students answered the challenge made by President George W. Bush to contribute to the relief efforts for Afghan children.

12 Oct 2001 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

08 Oct 2001 description
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As U.S. and British forces launched airstrikes at terrorist training camps and military targets throughout Afghanistan Sunday, aid groups stepped up humanitarian efforts to help millions of Afghan refugees throughout the region. Many relief efforts had begun in anticipation of Operation Enduring Freedom.

27 Sep 2001 description
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Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org

20 Jun 1997 description
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Posted on Fri, 20 Jun 1997 07:12:10 GMT




Following is the latest update on International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
activities in Afghanistan.