Jagan Chapagain, IFRC director for Asia Pacific. Photo from http://www.ifrc.org Within the overall appeal, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is appealing for 72 million Swiss francs to provide 100,000 ... Philippine Daily Inquirer, 3 weeks ago
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In its recently-released annual World Disasters Report, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) says that, for saving lives during disasters, life-saving communications and technology is as important as food and water. ...TopNews New Zealand, 1 month ago Top IFRC officials Meet Minister Basil Rajapaksa Lankapuvath, 1 month ago ICRC, Red Crescent request 87 million Swiss francs for typhoon relief efforts in Philippines Islamic Republic News Agency, 2 weeks ago *Secretary General of Arab Organization of Red Crescent and Red Cross Congratulates SRCA President Saudi Press Agency, 2 weeks ago
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Marvel lost his left leg in an accident some years ago. When typhoon flooding swept through, Marvel was able to swim underwater and shove the door open with his crutch so his family could escape drowning. Jarkko Mikkonen/Finnish Any views ...TrustMedia, 5 days ago
Life-saving radio begins broadcasting in typhoon-hit Tacloban (IRIN) - As distraught families in central and eastern Philippines struggle to access supplies in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan , an emergency radio station broadcasting critical ...Balita Pinoy, 1 week ago Life-saving radio begins broadcasting in typhoon-hit Tacloban IRIN, 2 weeks ago
Three death penalties, one life sentence for 4 drug traffickers The Hanoi City People's Court on November 21 sentenced three drug traffickers to death and life imprisonment to another. The death sentence was pronounced on Vu Son born in 1963 and ...VietNamNet Bridge, 1 week ago
NEW DELHI (Press TV) - Three Iranian screen creations have been displayed at the 2013 edition of International Forum of New Cinema in the Indian city of Kolkata. The Bear by Khosrow Masoumi, The Hidden by Mehdi Rahmani and My Tribe by Gholam Reza ...Kayhan International, 2 weeks ago
This was the question we put to six aid experts in an online debate on Thursday. They summed them up as: access, logistics, communications and security - the usual issues in coping with a big disaster and agreed that the scale of the destruction ...AlertNet, 2 weeks ago Q+A: Aid agencies on Typhoon Haiyan challenges AlertNet, 2 weeks ago
TYPHOON Yolanda's victims are slowly getting over their shock and disbelief at the enormous calamity that befell them, but they are beginning to get mad and desperate as they continue to wait for badly needed aid, particularly food and water. Four ...Muslim News, 2 weeks ago
Local and national officials should be more prepared in dealing with disasters to avoid the loss of lives and properties. Photos show the remains (left) of a bell tower in Bohol after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the province, and the devastation ...Manila Bulletin, 3 weeks ago
A mother and her children cry after failing to take a flight on a C-130 military plane out of Tacloban City on Tuesday. Hundreds of residents are desperate to leave the city, which is running low on food and water. AFP PHOTO TYPHOON Yolanda's ...Manila Times, 3 weeks ago
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