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Hong Kong Red Cross Annual Report 2018-2019

For over 150 years, the Red Cross emblem has received universal recognition as a symbol of giving help, protection and relief to people in crises. The use of the emblem is legally protected...

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Hong Kong Red Cross Annual Report 2017-2018

Established in 1950, the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and the world’s humanitarian network operating in 191 countries. We dedicate...

Nigeria

Nigeria Floods 2018: Work Report 1

Situation Update Continuous heavy rainfall since July reached its peak in late September, causing severe and extensive flooding in 34 out of 36 states in Nigeria. Two major rivers, the Niger River...

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Indonesia

Indonesia Sulawesi earthquakes and tsunami lead to huge damage. People affected are in urgent need of humanitarian support. Hong Kong Red Cross appeals for donation for relief operations

(Hong Kong, 3 Oct 2018) Sets of powerful earthquakes have struck off Central Sulawesi, Indonesia on 28 September 2018 and triggered a tsunami in the area, over a thousand people has lost their...

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China - Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region)

Hong Kong Hit by Strong Typhoon Mangkhut: Hong Kong Red Cross provides emergency relief and psychological support service to affected citizens with volunteer support

(Hong Kong, 18 September 2018) Hong Kong was just hit by the strong typhoon Mangkhut, and the community is seriously damaged by the disaster. Before the typhoon struck Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Red...

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Guatemala

Guatemala Volcanic Eruption Work Report 1

Situation On June 3 2018, the Fuego volcano in southern Guatemala violently erupted and caused widespread destruction and loss of lives, as ash, lava and pyroclastic flow from the volcano covered the...

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China

5.12 Sichuan Earthquake 10 Years On

An earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale struck Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province on 12 May 2008, with over 10 million people affected and massive casualties and economic loss caused. Over 10...

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Nepal

Nepal Earthquake 2015: Three Years On

Situation Update On 25 April 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal and a magnitude 7.3 followed on 12 May 2015. The two earthquakes, combined with the effects of series of powerful...

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Syria + 4 more

Syria Crisis: 7 Years On

Situation Update Seven years since the Syria Crisis started in 2011, fighting and violence still continue in different parts of Syria, despite occasional and localized ceasefires. Starting from...

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