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typhoon haiyan : 3 months on

Typhoon Haiyan: 3 months on-what you have helped us achieve

Syrians in Jordan Call Home

The Irish Red Cross Syria Appeal continues to assist those in and affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria - including those who have fled over the border i.

With the help of cash grant from the Pakistan Red Crescent Society and the IFRC, Aziz Ullah was able to open a shop where he repairs punctured tyres for people in his village, located in Sindh Province. The grant was part of a livelihoods project for families affected by Pakistan’s 2010 monsoon floods. Photo: ©Usman Ghani/IFRC

In a small village near Tillabéry in northwestern Niger, Fati Hassane sells bags of rice from a new seedbank set up by the Red Cross.

“I am very pleased with the way the seed bank has changed my life and the lives of my fellow villagers,” says Fati Hassane, president of a committee that oversees a seed bank in a small village near Tillabéry, north-western Niger. “We used to have to travel far to buy rice. Now we have it here in our village.”  Photo:©Mari Aftret/Norwegian Red Cross

In a small village near Tillabéry in northwestern Niger, Fati Hassane sells bags of rice from a new seedbank set up by the Red Cross. Part of Hassane’s job as president of a co

typhoon haiyan : 3 months on

Typhoon Haiyan: 3 months on-what you have helped us achieve

typhoon haiyan : 3 months on

Typhoon Haiyan: 3 months on-what you have helped us achieve

typhoon haiyan: 3 months on

Typhoon Haiyan: 3 months on-what you have helped us achieve

typhoon haiyan: 3 months on

Typhoon Haiyan: 3 months on-what you have helped us achieve

Typhoon Haiyan : 3 months on-what you have helped achieve

Typhoon Haiyan : 3 months on-what you have helped achieve

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Irish Red Cross Parcel

Red Cross Volunteer Rita entertains a child living in Ajloun, Jordan.    Tens of thousands of Syrians have taken refuge in neighbouring countries, such as Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey after fleeing the fighting. Some are injured and in need of medical attention. Others are simply exhausted and vulnerable. Most refugees could bring virtually nothing with them as they crossed the border.

Lebanon: Red Cross Helping Syrian wounded and refugees

“They are always pushing and helping me to move forward and change the way I look upon life,” says 37-year-old Jackeline Erazo, referring to volunteers with the Colombian Red Cross’s Panica programme, which reaches out to vulnerable families in Cali’s impoverished El Calvario neighbourhood. “They also help with food and education, and they are teaching my children in order to prevent them from engaging in criminal activity. When they come I feel happy — more protected and not so alone.”…

In a small village near Tillabéry in northwestern Niger, Fati Hassane sells bags of rice from a new seedbank set up by the Red Cross.

“People can learn to overcome anything, if they take it one step at a time,” says Wilmer, a Honduran plantation worker who received two artificial legs from the ICRC. “Even though I fall down — and I fall down a lot — I keep trying until I succeed.” After crossing Guatemala, he climbed onto a train in Tenosique, in southern Mexico in an effort to reach the United States.  Photo: ©Olivier Moeckli, ICRC

“People can learn to overcome anything, if they take it one step at a time,” says Wilmer, a Honduran plantation worker who received two artificial legs from the ICRC. “Even though I fall down — and I fall down a lot — I keep trying until I succeed.” After crossing Guatemala, he climbed onto a train in Tenosique, in southern Mexico in an effort to reach the United States. Photo: ©Olivier Moeckli, ICRC

Irish Red Cross : Japan earthquake and tsunami one year on Thank You

Irish Red Cross : Japan earthquake and tsunami one year on Thank You

Video: A woman fled Syria with her children after her brother was killed and her father wounded...    "I am here because of the bombing. I was scared for my children. Our life was turned upside down."     She has been using the Red Cross phone service regularly – mainly to check on her injured father.     She says: "I can hear my father's voice. This is very comforting. A woman who is deprived of her family does not have a life."

The Irish Red Cross Syria Appeal continues to assist those in and affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria - including those who have fled over the border i.

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