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Red Cross Delivers Essential Aid to Besieged Syrian Towns

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 2:04 pm | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross has delivered vital aid to besieged Syrian towns, but says more help is needed for thousands still living in the war-torn country. More >>

Red Cross to Support Refugee Resettlement in Dunedin

Friday, 27 November 2015, 3:41 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross welcomes the Government’s announcement of Dunedin as the new refugee resettlement location. More >>

Red Cross Prepares for Increased Cyclone Risk in Pacific

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 12:55 pm | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross Prepares for Increased Cyclone Risk in Pacific as El Niño Causes Drought More >>

Red Cross Marks 100 Years in NZ

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 1:55 pm | NZ Red Cross

From the First World War to recovery programmes in Christchurch, Red Cross has been there to help generations of Kiwis when they’ve needed it most. More >>

Red Cross Welcomes Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 4:30 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross welcomes the adoption of the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development, stating the goals will support all countries, including New Zealand, in guiding their humanitarian and development efforts, both at home and overseas. More >>

New Hazard App Helps Kiwis Prepare for And Survive Disasters

Friday, 11 September 2015, 4:56 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is launching Hazard App, a free app to help Kiwis make it safely through disasters. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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