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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 >>

Emergency appeal to raise NZD $5.3 million for Vanuatu

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 4:50 pm | NZ Red Cross

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has launched an emergency appeal for NZD $5.3 million to support 60,000 people affected by Tropical Cyclone Pam which has devastated much of Vanuatu. More >>

Red Cross Sends More Supplies to Stricken Vanuatu

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 3:49 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is today sending another consignment of critically needed supplies to cyclone torn Vanuatu, its third consignment in four days. More >>

Red Cross Responding to State of Emergency in Vanuatu

Monday, 16 March 2015, 10:36 am | NZ Red Cross

A state of emergency has been declared in Vanuatu after Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam, one of the most devastating cyclones to ever hit the Pacific, reached category five early on Friday morning. More >>

Red Cross Prepares for Cyclone Pam

Friday, 13 March 2015, 9:25 pm | NZ Red Cross

As Tropical Cyclone Pam, Tropical Storm Bavi and Cyclone Nathan make their way across the Pacific, Red Cross is working with communities and local authorities to prepare for what could become an unprecedented relief response. More >>

Red Cross Needs Your Help

Friday, 6 March 2015, 2:03 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Crossis urging Kiwis to get behind its annual appeal so it can continue helping people in crisis in New Zealand and around the world. More >>

Celebrating 100 years of caring

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 3:12 pm | NZ Red Cross

We've been around for 100 years! We are celebrating 100 years of humanitarian action, a century of care in New Zealand and around the world. More >>

New Zealand Red Cross Responds to Cyclones in Australia

Friday, 20 February 2015, 4:49 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is sending three disaster management volunteers to Queensland tonight, as two tropical cyclones hit Australia. More >>

Red Cross Aid Workers Continue to Help with Ebola Crisis

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 1:45 pm | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross general manager of communications and marketing Corinne Ambler is the latest Kiwi aid worker heading to West Africa to help with the Ebola response. More >>

Victoria University to Represent NZ at International Moot

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 4:48 pm | NZ Red Cross

Two Victoria University law students will represent New Zealand at the 13th Red Cross Asia-Pacific International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot competition in Hong Kong next year after winning the New Zealand competition. More >>

 

 

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