Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up
Welcome to the Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you…
[The place names link to maps so that you can get a quick idea of the region.]
: Drought and violence have led to conditions that put millions of Kenyans at the brink of starvation
. The IFRC plans to expand its school feeding program for kids as well as its efforts to rehabilitate water facilities and promote hygiene in pastoral areas.
: The IFRC and the Spanish Red Cross have opened a new humanitarian logistics center in the Canary Islands that will enable them to deliver aid faster to Africa
in situations like conflicts and natural disasters.
: The heaviest rains in 80 years
have hit North-western Turkey and Istanbul. The Turkish Red Crescent has been delivering supplies to thousands of victims.
= International Committee of the Red Cross
= International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies