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Red Cross supporting quake-hit Nepal along road to recovery

Friday, 22 April 2016, 3:35 pm | NZ Red Cross

A year after devastating earthquakes hit Nepal, Red Cross continues to provide much-needed support and training in affected communities. More >>

Red Cross Launches Psychological First Aid Training

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 3:38 pm | NZ Red Cross

Every year thousands of Kiwis are trained to undertake physical first aid, but how many know how to effectively deal with someone struggling to cope or traumatised by an emergency or disaster? More >>

Red Cross on Standby as Cyclone Zena Batters Fiji

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 3:40 pm | NZ Red Cross

As Fiji works to recover from the devastating damage caused by Cyclone Winston, the island nation is again being battered by strong winds and extensive flooding from Cyclone Zena. More >>

Red Cross Response Teams Responding in Franz Josef

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 3:36 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross emergency management teams are in Franz Josef providing support to the local community after a state of emergency was declared this morning. More >>

Red Cross Supporting Hardest Hit Communities in Fiji

Friday, 18 March 2016, 4:36 pm | NZ Red Cross

One month after Cyclone Winston tore through Fiji, Red Cross continues to provide much-needed emergency aid and emotional support to affected communities. More >>

New Zealander Awarded Highest International Nursing Honour

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 10:46 am | NZ Red Cross

New Zealander Awarded Highest International Nursing Honour Red Cross nurse Graham Zinsli has been awarded the highest international nursing distinction, the Florence Nightingale Medal. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) awards the ... More >>

Red Cross Celebrates Good People Doing Good Things

Friday, 4 March 2016, 2:07 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is calling on Kiwis to help celebrate the good work its people are doing across New Zealand and around the world this March. More >>

Red Cross Welcomes First Emergency Intake of Syrian Families

Saturday, 27 February 2016, 2:13 pm | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross Welcomes First Emergency Intake of Syrian Families to Wellington Red Cross has welcomed the first Syrian families accepted under the emergency refugee intake to Wellington today. Seventy four Syrians have arrived in the city, the first of ... More >>

Red Cross Increases Emergency Aid to Fiji

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 5:30 pm | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross is increasing aid to cyclone-battered Fiji, as volunteers distribute urgent supplies to remote communities. More >>

Red Cross Volunteers Responding After Cyclone Winston

Monday, 22 February 2016, 3:03 pm | NZ Red Cross

As Fiji continues to clean up after Cyclone Winston, Red Cross is praising the life-saving work of its local volunteers and staff. More >>

Red Cross Responds to Cyclone Winston in Fiji

Monday, 22 February 2016, 9:23 am | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross Responds to Cyclone Winston in Fiji As Fiji begins the clean-up from Cyclone Winston, the devastating category five tropical cyclone to hit the islands overnight, Red Cross says their teams on the ground were well prepared and their response has ... More >>

Red Cross Responds to Cyclone Winston in Fiji

Sunday, 21 February 2016, 8:15 pm | NZ Red Cross

As Fiji begins the clean-up from Cyclone Winston, the devastating category five tropical cyclone to hit the islands overnight, Red Cross says their teams on the ground were well prepared and their response has already begun. Melanie Ogle, a New ... More >>

Red Cross Ready to Respond as Cyclone Winston Hits Fiji

Sunday, 21 February 2016, 3:01 pm | NZ Red Cross

Red Cross is on high alert as Cyclone Winston lashes Fiji with winds of more than 300kmh. More >>

Red Cross continues helping Cantabrians five years on

Friday, 19 February 2016, 12:22 pm | NZ Red Cross

As Cantabrians recover from the magnitude 5.7 earthquake on 14 February 2016 and prepare to mark the fifth anniversary of the February 22 quakes, New Zealand Red Cross is taking stock of five years of contributing to the Canterbury recovery. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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