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Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libya, Seven Dead

At least seven people have died, after a boat carrying migrants, sank off the coast of Libya, the second such incident within days. 106 more words


The Red Cross calls for urgent help from West Africa’s mobile operators

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) urgently needs help from mobile operators to support its humanitarian work in West Africa. 266 more words


Syrian Red Crescent Volunteers Attacked When Assisting War Victims

Hussain Saad

In the ever-ongoing hell of Syria’s civil, one of the few actors that are actually trying to assist the civil population without having a political agenda of their own, is the… 231 more words

The Middle East

They're, like, Underwater Flying Saucers!

May 8th is World Red Cross/Crescent Day, because it’s the birth anniversary of the founder, Jean-Henri Dunant.  When I volunteered full-time for a large chapter of the American Red Cross, people would joke, “I gave at the office!” (meaning, they’d donated blood).   126 more words

Calendar day; May 8, 2015

Friday, the 8th of May, 2015 is the 128th day in 2015 and in the 19th calendar week.

General Events:

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day… 1,093 more words

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Red Cross/Red Crescent Day 2015

8th May is Red Cross/Red Crescent Day so here are some activities for you.  Here is a colouring sheet for the little ones and a fact sheet  252 more words