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When a deadly measles outbreak hit Samoa, Red Cross volunteers were on the frontline supporting the community and helping stop the disease from spreading further.
When Tropical Cyclone Harold hit Vanuatu, Red Cross volunteers hiked along clifftops and traversed overflowing creeks to help remote and hard-to-reach communities.
Each year on 17 December we honour our Red Cross and Red Crescent colleagues killed for their humanitarian work.
Anniversaries matter. Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries of the death of loved ones have a deep resonance for most of us.
Trudging through muddy tracks in the monsoon rains to relief distribution sites, dilapidated bamboo retaining walls hold up precarious slopes of clay.
The scene is like a real-life version of M*A*S*H. In a makeshift medical facility in South Sudan, Kieren Box and other aid workers are called to fly to a wedding that has turned into a gunfight.
In a tiny Mongolian town, a local entrepreneur has turned a passion for yak’s milk ice cream into a booming business.
A group of Australian Red Cross nurses have earned the highest international distinction a nurse can ever receive.
The Australian aid worker who heads up the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent operations in Syria reflects on a brutal eight-year long war.
Sam Cleary, a water and sanitation engineer and Red Cross aid worker, shares this story of life in the refugee camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border.
These are the images of Sulawesi the world has seen, now for the stories of survival you haven’t heard
The 2018 Red Cross World Disasters Report asks who is being left behind in their moments of greatest need.
Relief operations underway in Palu City as extent of humanitarian impact emerges.
Following a series of devastating earthquakes, emergency relief is getting to where it's needed.
The appeal will help provide urgently needed aid to people and communities affected by the recent series of devastating earthquakes.
Statement from ICRC President Peter Maurer following his visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh.
In Bangladesh refugee camps, there is a scramble underway to prevent a catastrophe and mass deaths.
ICRC Regional Director for the Near and Middle East, Robert Mardini's address to the 2018 Yemen High-Level on behalf of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake has devastated Papua New Guinea, with parts of the country now in a state of emergency.
Taikivu’s roof was ripped off in the cyclone, but his family has a dry place to sleep tonight
Season three of our How Aid Works podcast continues to reveal secrets from the frontlines of aid. Get ready for a wild ride with larger-than-life, uplifting and occasionally tear-jerking stories.
Five Australian Red Cross nurses have been honoured with the Florence Nightingale Award today for their “exceptional courage and devotion to the victims of armed conflict or natural disaster.”
When a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck on the border of Iraq and Iran, Red Crescent volunteers responded immediately.
Thousands are dead and millions are affected in the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades. Red Cross and Red Crescent are on the ground helping those in need.
Season two of our How Aid Works podcast is a no-holds-barred look at the lives of Red Cross aid workers. You’ll hear stories of despair in a hospital, hope on a battlefield and love in (literally) a time of cholera.
Red Cross and Red Crescent have finally been granted permission to enter and deliver aid to the besieged community of Madaya.
In season one of our popular How Aid Works podcast, Australian Red Cross aid workers speak to us about the challenges of providing aid - in the crises that make the news and the ones that don't.