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Copenhagen, 0106 2015.The Danish Red Cross (DRC) together with the consortium partners, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), German Red Cross (GRC) and Norwegian Red Cross (NRCS) have successfully completed a comprehensive project to provide emergency health care, relief and logistical support for the humanitarian operation in Syria, supported by the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO).
Copenhagen, 29 05 2015. The Danish Red Cross (DRC) together with its consortium partners, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the German Red Cross (GRC) and the Norwegian Red Cross (NorCross) have been granted financial support of four million Euros from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO).
Copenhagen, 11.06.2014. The Danish Red Cross (DRC) together with its consortium partners, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the German Red Cross (GRC) and the Norwegian Red Cross (NRC) have received financial support of €5 million from ECHO to support the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) to provide emergency support to people affected by the Syria crisis.
There is an increasing awareness that enormous change is on-going in the arid lands. the next ten years will be a period of transition and new opportunities, as families who struggle to make ends meet, continue to try to educate and feed their children and search for jobs in the rural towns. Future aspirations are being shaped by the on-going changes. in the aftermath of the drought and famine of 2011, capturing and understanding these changes was a starting point in efforts to work differently and better.
New report shows way forward for ambulances at risk
Geneva/Sydney (ICRC) – A new report, entitled "Ambulance and pre-hospital services in risk situations," sets out ways to make pre-hospital care and ambulance services operating in areas of armed violence safer. The report was unveiled today at the International Red Cross and Red Crescent statutory meetings in Sydney, Australia.
For nearly two decades the suffering, courage and commitment of landmine survivors has inspired and motivated the successful national and international effort to forever ban these horrific weapons. The plight of victims of cluster munitions has led to a similar international process.
The earthquake that hit the Sichuan province in China on the 12th of May this year caused many of the hospitals in the area to collapse. The Norwegian Red Cross has therefore recently dispatched a pre-fabricated container equipped with surgical equipment.
- Up until now, any medical help has taken place in tents, says Hossam Elsharkawi, relief coordinator for the Norwegian Red Cross, who was recently the head of operations for The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in the earthquake zone.