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Red Cross teams on the ground along Typhoon Mangkhut's path

Red Cross volunteers and staff across the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China are working around the clock to get help to people most in need as Typhoon Mangkhut continues its trail of destruction.

Bushfires and other disasters - lessons from the frontline

From people who have survived fires and floods to the volunteers who help them to cope and put their lives back together, those who've been there share what they learned.

More lives could be saved if those first on scene were first aid trained

Would you know what to do if you were first to arrive at the scene of a car accident?

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RT @ICRC: This is #Yemen today: * 17.8 million barely have anything to eat. * 15.7 million lack access to safe water. * 14.8 million lack…

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Tough time for #DalyRiver: the whole community - 380 people - were evacuated. We’ll be there every step of the way… https://t.co/Xnrpy2Ye1K

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Migrants run a third of #Australia’s small businesses, employing 1.41M people. Check out some surprising facts belo… https://t.co/PXe8Hcq4Ia

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@94255d5fbe49460 Hi there, please send us a DM with some more information about the type of help you need. All the best.

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Will 2018 be the year you join your fellow #Australians, roll up your sleeves and #volunteer? https://t.co/shoafSDi0j

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From top to bottom #WA is experiencing emergencies: #Augusta bushfires were downgraded overnight, fires still rage… https://t.co/J2zkGeikzZ

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No one wants to spend a night in an evacuation centre. But we’re on hand to offer #Daly residents support and a war… https://t.co/DOwsjTC4VN

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