World Red Cross Red Crescent

Latest stories

52m
AllAfrica.com
A Silent Tragedy in the Saheland erratic rainfall. Very little for my family," laments Diallo. Since then,
A Silent Tragedy in the Sahel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 52 minutes ago
and erratic rainfall. Very little for my family," laments Diallo. Since then, he and his family have drastically reduced their food consumption. "Most of the time, we sleep hungry," explains Diallo. For several months now, the only meal... Read more
1d
KTBS Shreveport
City-wide Day of Service in NOLA marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrinawherever that bus stopped at, that's where you got out at," recalls Treme resid
City-wide Day of Service in NOLA marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
wherever that bus stopped at, that's where you got out at," recalls Treme resident Merlin McCurdy. But the people of the Crescent City wouldn't stand for it. "I stayed in Houston for about 6 months, but I need to, I wanted to come back home. My... Read more
1d
Salon.com
It can definitely happen here: Trump’s proto-fascist vision of America and Europe’s wrenching migrant crisismigrant crisis this week, it had plenty of competition. At least 52 people died
It can definitely happen here: Trump’s proto-fascist vision of America and Europe’s wrenching migrant crisis
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
migrant crisis this week, it had plenty of competition. At least 52 people died aboard an overcrowded boat trying to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Sicily earlier in the week, and on Friday the Libyan Red Crescent reported that two... Read more
2d
Daily Examiner
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spotslike Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short deca
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spots
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
like Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short decades ago, and some of the best w­aves in the world can be found in remote locations that don't see a lot of folks paddling out. Sure, these days you can find any number... Read more
6 related stories
2d
Northern Star
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spotslike Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short deca
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spots
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
like Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short decades ago, and some of the best w­aves in the world can be found in remote locations that don't see a lot of folks paddling out. Sure, these days you can find any number... Read more
6 related stories
2d
The Daily Mercury
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spotslike Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short deca
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spots
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
like Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short decades ago, and some of the best w­aves in the world can be found in remote locations that don't see a lot of folks paddling out. Sure, these days you can find any number... Read more
6 related stories
2d
Toowoomba Chronicle
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spotslike Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short deca
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spots
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
like Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short decades ago, and some of the best w­aves in the world can be found in remote locations that don't see a lot of folks paddling out. Sure, these days you can find any number... Read more
6 related stories
2d
Queensland Times
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spotslike Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short deca
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spots
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
like Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short decades ago, and some of the best w­aves in the world can be found in remote locations that don't see a lot of folks paddling out. Sure, these days you can find any number... Read more
6 related stories
2d
The Morning Bulletin
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spotslike Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short deca
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spots
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
like Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short decades ago, and some of the best w­aves in the world can be found in remote locations that don't see a lot of folks paddling out. Sure, these days you can find any number... Read more
6 related stories
2d
News Mail
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spotslike Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short deca
Nirvana Calling: Best off-the-beaten-track surf spots
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
like Bells Beach and Noosa could only be reached by dirt roads a few short decades ago, and some of the best w­aves in the world can be found in remote locations that don't see a lot of folks paddling out. Sure, these days you can find any number... Read more
6 related stories
2d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Truck's deaths reach 71 in AustriaVIENNA -- Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Au
Truck's deaths reach 71 in Austria
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
VIENNA -- Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded... Read more
995 related stories
2d
The China Post
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and seaand sea VIENNA -- Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Fri
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
and sea VIENNA -- Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when... Read more
995 related stories
2d
International Business Times
The International Day of the Disappeared:What happens to those who go missing through disaster and migration? On 30 August, their plight of the disappeared is commemorated for those who hav
The International Day of the Disappeared:What happens to those who go missing through disaster and migration?
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
On 30 August, their plight of the disappeared is commemorated for those who have gone missing without a trace in situations of violence and armed conflict. The impulse for the day came from the Latin American Federation of Associations for Relatives... Read more
2d
The Register NorthJersey.com
Europe’s migrant crisis grows deadlierVIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Aus
Europe’s migrant crisis grows deadlier
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
VIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded... Read more
995 related stories
2d
The San Angelo Standard-Times
August 28, 2015Masjid Aqsa Mosque in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Camara was killed on
August 28, 2015
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Masjid Aqsa Mosque in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Camara was killed on Aug. 21 when a former federal employee entered a federal government office building and opened fire before turning the gun on himself. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) Workers... Read more
19 related stories
2d
BBC News
Migrant deaths: UN warns of 'crisis of solidarity'Image caption Tributes have been left close to where 71 migrants' bodies were d
Migrant deaths: UN warns of 'crisis of solidarity'
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Image caption Tributes have been left close to where 71 migrants' bodies were discovered in a lorry in Austria The UN has said "much more is required" to prevent the deaths of migrants fleeing to Europe after hundreds were reported dead in recent... Read more
84 related stories
2d
TribLIVE
Migrants risk all to fleeVIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Aus
Migrants risk all to flee
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
VIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Jefferson City News Tribune
Europe’s migrant crisis brings new death by land and seaVIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday a
Europe’s migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two... Read more
995 related stories
2d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
WAND TV 17 Decatur
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Live 5 News Charleston
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Hawaii News Now
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
The Columbian
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and seaVIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Aus
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
VIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KXXV Waco
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
FOX 6 News Birmingham
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KX TV North Dakota
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
WBOC Salisbury
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KIII Corpus Christi
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathshe says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
he says. He plans a "special meeting devoted to these global concerns" on Sept. 30, during the annual General Assembly of world leaders at U.N. headquarters. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration,... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and seaVIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday a
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Migrants spooked by short sea crossing to Greeceislands is one of the shortest, safest trips by sea to Europe — but it still ca
Migrants spooked by short sea crossing to Greece
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
islands is one of the shortest, safest trips by sea to Europe — but it still can be terrifying for migrants making the crossing in the pitch dark. Nour Kady, a 30-year-old Syrian, said Friday he had paid $2,200 to Turkish smugglers for the... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Marietta Daily Journal
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea - VIENNA ( — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck while an estim...More than 300,000 people have sought to cross the Mediterranean Sea so far in 2
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea - VIENNA ( — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck while an estim...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
More than 300,000 people have sought to cross the Mediterranean Sea so far in 2015, up from 219,000 in all of last year, as European authorities grapple with the largest influx since World War II. The death of 71 people locked in the truck on a... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Hawaii News Now
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Daily Herald
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and seaVIENNA -- Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Au
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
VIENNA -- Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded... Read more
995 related stories
2d
ABC News
Europe's Migrant Crisis Brings New Death by Land and SeaDeath and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian pol
Europe's Migrant Crisis Brings New Death by Land and Sea
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KXXV Waco
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
FOX 6 News Birmingham
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KX TV North Dakota
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
WBOC Salisbury
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KIII Corpus Christi
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
New Jersey Herald
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this yearEurope. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization
Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
New Jersey Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. 6:50 p.m. According to new figures by the International Organization for Migration, over 332,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year to reach Europe. That number includes over 218,000 who landed in Greece and over... Read more
995 related stories
2d
WAND TV 17 Decatur
Migrants spooked by short sea crossing to Greeceislands is one of the shortest, safest trips by sea to Europe - but it still ca
Migrants spooked by short sea crossing to Greece
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 2 days ago
islands is one of the shortest, safest trips by sea to Europe - but it still can be terrifying for migrants making the crossing in the pitch dark. Nour Kady, a 30-year-old Syrian, said Friday he had paid $2,200 to Turkish smugglers for the... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Live 5 News Charleston
Migrants spooked by short sea crossing to Greeceislands is one of the shortest, safest trips by sea to Europe - but it still ca
Migrants spooked by short sea crossing to Greece
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
islands is one of the shortest, safest trips by sea to Europe - but it still can be terrifying for migrants making the crossing in the pitch dark. Nour Kady, a 30-year-old Syrian, said Friday he had paid $2,200 to Turkish smugglers for the... Read more
995 related stories
2d
Hawaii News Now
Migrants spooked by short sea crossing to Greeceislands is one of the shortest, safest trips by sea to Europe - but it still ca
Migrants spooked by short sea crossing to Greece
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
islands is one of the shortest, safest trips by sea to Europe - but it still can be terrifying for migrants making the crossing in the pitch dark. Nour Kady, a 30-year-old Syrian, said Friday he had paid $2,200 to Turkish smugglers for the... Read more
995 related stories
2d
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and seaVIENNA (AP) - Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday a
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
VIENNA (AP) - Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two... Read more
995 related stories
More

People in this news