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Exhibition to Mark International Day of the Disappeared

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 7:56 pm | NZ Red Cross

Almost an entire generation has passed since the wars in former Yugoslavia, but for thousands of families, the struggle and heartache persist. More >>

New Zealand Red Cross Improves It Resilience

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 11:06 am | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross Improves It Resilience New Zealand Red Cross has moved 95 per cent of its IT infrastructure to the cloud to improve its resilience from natural disasters. McDonalds IT is working with Red Cross to reduce the organisation’s ... More >>

Red Cross Provides Assistance to Flood-Stricken Myanmar

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 3:33 pm | NZ Red Cross

An emergency appeal to support flood-hit communities in Myanmar has been launched by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). More >>

Nepal Earthquake: Three Months on

Saturday, 25 July 2015, 11:05 am | NZ Red Cross

On 25 April 2015, the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in Nepal were changed by the worst earthquake the country has experienced since 1934. More >>

International Red Cross Secretary General Visits New Zealand

Sunday, 5 July 2015, 10:43 pm | NZ Red Cross

The global head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has commended New Zealand Red Cross on its humanitarian work in Aotearoa and around the world. More >>

'People's homes have gone.' Emergency flooding appeal

Friday, 26 June 2015, 2:14 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross has been responding to the severe flooding across the country and has launched an emergency appeal to further help the people hardest hit. More >>

Red Cross Launches Emergency Appeal for Flooding

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 2:33 pm | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross Launches Emergency Appeal for Flooding Red Cross has been responding to the severe flooding across the country and has launched an emergency appeal to further help the people hardest hit. New Zealand Red Cross Secretary General Tony Paine says ... More >>

New Zealand Red Cross celebrates World Refugee Day

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 4:33 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross celebrated World Refugee Day at a parliamentary event hosted by the Minister of Immigration Michael Woodhouse, featuring speeches from former refugees and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative ... More >>

Cyclone Pam – three months on

Friday, 12 June 2015, 1:26 pm | NZ Red Cross

Three months after Tropical Cyclone Pam swept across the Pacific, Red Cross is intensifying its efforts to ensure people have increased access to safe water during the regions dry season. More >>

Aid workers accounted for following second major earthquake

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 1:01 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross has five aid workers in Nepal, who have been accounted for and are safe and well. They are part of an international Red Cross team in Nepal, which is now on high alert following yesterday’s 7.3 magnitude earthquake that ... More >>

Red Cross Launches Book for Leaders in Disaster Recovery

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 1:59 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross has launched Leading in Disaster Recovery: Companion through the Chaos, a book for leaders working in disaster recovery. More >>

NZ Red Cross support urgent relief efforts in Nepal

Friday, 1 May 2015, 8:07 pm | NZ Red Cross

Two New Zealand Red Cross aid workers leave for Nepal today as the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) calls for a greater urgency in relief efforts following the devastating earthquake in Nepal. More >>

Red Cross Aid Workers Headed to Nepal

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 9:14 am | NZ Red Cross

The New Zealand Red Cross emergency response unit (ERU) consisting of three telecommunications specialists was deployed for Kathmandu to establish local communication networks to help ensure the smooth flow of information in the operation. More >>

Red Cross : Contact for People Separated by Nepal Quake

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 9:17 am | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross has launched an appeal to support the needs of people affected by the massive 7.8 earthquake in Nepal and is working to restore contact between people separated by the disaster. More >>

Red Cross Delivering Urgent Life-Saving Aid to Nepal

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 9:14 am | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross Secretary General Tony Paine says Red Cross in New Zealand and around the world is mobilizing resources to scale up assistance to thousands of people affected by the devastating Nepal earthquake. More >>

Nepal: Red Cross on the front lines

Sunday, 26 April 2015, 10:40 am | NZ Red Cross

Delhi/ Kuala Lumpur/ Geneva, 25 April 2015 – The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is preparing to mount an international emergency response to the estimated 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Nepal today. More >>

Kiwi Students Win Debate on the Role of Law in War

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 1:42 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand students from Victoria University have taken home the top prize at the 13th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot for Asia Pacific, which deals with fictitious court cases anchored in the realities of war and violence. More >>

Stopping Ebola With Courage

Friday, 27 March 2015, 3:32 pm | NZ Red Cross

When my colleague Josh told me a few weeks ago the Red Cross emblems had been temporarily taken off our cars in Guinea, I found it hard to grasp what I was hearing. But being in Conakry and experiencing the hostility of some in the community first-hand, I ... More >>

Red Cross Distributes Aid in Vanuatu

Monday, 23 March 2015, 8:08 pm | NZ Red Cross

On Friday, Red Cross was the first organisation sanctioned by the Government of Vanuatu to begin relief distributions to communities devastated by Cyclone Pam. More >>

Tropical Cyclone Pam: Howling winds, frightened children

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 4:52 pm | NZ Red Cross

When cyclone Pam made landfall on the archipelago of Vanuatu, the night was dark and sombre. It took only a few hours before the wind started to frenetically shake houses and trees, destroying everything in its path. More >>

 

 

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