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Afghanistan: Six ICRC staff members attacked and killed; two others missing

Six team members from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were shot and killed this week in Afghanistan. Two others are unaccounted for. 477 more words

Service Delivery

Explaining Recent Changes in U.S. Immigration Policy

A Message from the Red Cross Los Angeles Region CEO, Jarrett Barrios

Fellow Red Crossers,

Greetings to each of you and thank you, as always, for your service to the humble and humbling mission of Red Cross– preventing and alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. 569 more words

Disaster Services

“Delicióso Grand Kitchenétte" |A Twist of Taste

As Sri Lankans we are inherited with a rich background of cuisine characterized with many fresh herbs and spices. We are all so proud of how our ancestors have mixed and mingled the homegrown spices to make the most flavorful dishes unique to Sri Lanka. 500 more words

PROJECTS

Saving the World with a Mouse Click

By Anna Kultin

Photo by Jen Blackwood

Big data and digital networks are reshaping the world of philanthropy. A global project called Missing Maps allows anyone to help save the lives of millions affected by disasters… 706 more words

Volunteers

Simulating War in the Classroom

By Kristen Vodak

Photo by Anna Kultin

Classrooms normally reserved for first aid and CPR training were repurposed for war simulations and a mock international criminal court.  230 more words

Volunteers

Meet the Latest Class of “Graduates” from our Red Cross Restoring Family Links Program

“In light of current global challenges, the program continues to be a vital connection for families, among agencies and countries,” said Carmela Burke, a Red Cross volunteer and class participant. 70 more words

Volunteers

Working Locally to Affect Change Globally

By Jessica Tischler, International Services Director, Northeast Ohio Region

Each year, disasters around the world devastate the lives of millions of people.  The American Red Cross is taking action to help save lives by: 248 more words

Northeast Ohio Region