Red Cross

Preparing migrant families for Australia's natural disasters

Arabic-speaking mothers and their children take part in a Red Cross workshop to learn how best to prepare for weather emergencies.

Australian News

Md. Volunteers Head To Puerto Rico To Help Red Cross With Recovery Efforts Following Maria

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> It’s another hit to an island already in distress. Puerto Ricans are again fleeing their homes as a dam threatens to fail following …

Hurricane Maria

Shawn Mendes Teams Up With Red Cross For Mexico Earthquake Relief Campaign

“After seeing the impact of the damage firsthand in Mexico, I wanted to find any way I could to raise funds,” said Mendes.<p>Shawn Mendes announced …

Torching of Rohingya villages continues in Myanmar despite denials

<b>Bangkok:</b> New evidence shows that Rohingya Muslim villages continue to be torched in Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine state, despite denials by the …

Australian News

Delta contributes $250K to American Red Cross for disaster relief in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

​Delta will contribute $250,000 to the American Red Cross to aid in relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria …

American Red Cross

After Harvey, the Red Cross tries to speed up relief with drones

When hurricanes and tropical storms like Irma and Harvey hit, it can take a while to figure out how bad the damage is. In Texas, the Red Cross has been experimenting with a way to speed up the process, and the recovery, using drones.<p>In a pasture east of Houston, a Red Cross team huddles around a …

Drones

Umor Rex donate all Bandcamp sales to the Red Cross in Mexico

Mexico City's Umor Rex record label and publishing house have announced that from today until 15 October they will be donating 100% of monies raised …

Mexico City

Back To Back Hurricanes Keeping Maryland Red Cross Volunteers Busy

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ)–</b> Back to back devastation from hurricanes has thousands of Red Cross volunteers on the move, including many from Maryland.For many in …

Puerto Rico

Asia in 3 minutes: Duterte would kill own son, Japanese minister criticised by father, beer festival cancelled – a bad week for dads | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

<b>Duterte will kill his own son if drug trafficking allegations are true</b><p>Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will have his son killed if …

News (China)

Wild, Red Cross Team Up for Hurricane Relief

To help aid victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Red Cross officials will be at all Xcel Energy Center gates when Minnesota hosts the Winnipeg Jets …

Ice Hockey

FACT CHECK: Did the Red Cross Steal Donations in Texas, Empowered by an Obama-Era Executive Order?

CLAIM<p>In September 2017, the Red Cross stole donated items from churches in Houston, Texas, and then sold some of the items and burned the others — …

Fact Checking

Myanmar mob attacks aid shipment bound for Rohingya area; police fires shots to disperse crowd

<b>Yangon:</b> Police in western Myanmar fired warning shots after a Buddhist mob tried to block humanitarian aid headed to an area where ethnic Rohingya …

Aung San Suu Kyi

5 ways you can help Mexico after the latest deadly earthquake

The help is good at all times and Entrepreneur en Español knows there are many people outside Mexican borders that want to lend a hand.<p>The magnitude7.1 earthquake registered on Tuesday, September 19, in Mexico has left more than 200 dead, in Mexico City, Morelos, Puebla and State of Mexico, in …

Mexico City

Red Cross finds launching pad for Hurricane Irma help at Idlewild Baptist

LUTZ — The Rev. Ron Alexander, pastor of Baxterville Baptist Church in Lumberton, Miss., stirred gallons of chili in the mid-afternoon heat on Monday.<p>…

Southern Baptist

Red Cross Aid Truck for Rohingya Refugees Crashes in Bangladesh

At least nine aid workers die in crash and a Buddhist mob attacks another Red Cross aid shipment in Myanmar<p>DHAKA, Bangladesh—A truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh veered off a road and fell into a ditch Thursday morning, killing at least nine aid workers just hours …

Refugees

Nine dead as Red Cross Rohingya aid truck crashes in Bangladesh

COX'S BAZAAR: A Red Cross truck carrying aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees crashed in Bangladesh on Thursday (Sep 21) killing at least nine people, …

Refugees

'It's a hard moment': UBC Mexican Student Association acts fast after earthquake

The student group is encouraging people to make donations to relief organizations<p>The UBC Mexican Student Association acted quickly after news broke …

Students' Unions

After week-long hiatus, Red Cross resumes emergency financial relief program for Harvey victims

Hurricane Harvey

Red Cross event benefits victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Hundreds gathered in Chicago Tuesday night for a Red Cross fundraiser to help people impacted by the recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Pelicans to host a gear sale benefiting American Red Cross

<i>September 19, 2017</i><p>On Tuesday, Sept. 26 the New Orleans Pelicans will be a hosting a sale of multiple clothing items to benefit charitable hurricane …

American Red Cross

5 Donation Tips for (Really) Helping Disaster Victims

We humans have big hearts. When we see someone suffering, even if it's a stranger on the other side of the globe, we want to help. But in the rush to …

Philanthropy

Bushfire escape prompts plea to prepare

A neighbour's decision to doorknock homes at the peak of a ferocious NSW bushfire four years ago has led to a mother's heartfelt plea after her son …

Crime

How you can help Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar

While Myanmar recognises 135 ethnic groups, it has not recognised Rohnigya Muslims and they have been left stateless and subject to persecution since …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Red Cross condemns children's death in recent Yemen shelling

The Red Cross has condemned the death of children in Yemen's city of Taiz by apparent shelling, saying Friday's incident is a reminder of the …

Middle East

Mayor Sylvester Turner has strong words for Red Cross after problems surface

<b>HOUSTON</b> - Houston's mayor, Sylvester Turner, is now weighing in on controversy over the Red Cross. This comes after many people have questioned where …

Sylvester Turner

Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar watch homes burn

A group of Rohingya Muslims watched from just inside Bangladesh as yet another house went up in flames

Cox's Bazar

Overwhelmed Aid Groups Scale Up Response to Rohingya Crisis

As the number of Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar to the relative safety of Cox's Bazar in southern Bangladesh reaches nearly 400,000, …

Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army

Irma's 'forgotten' evacuees struggle to find housing

MIAMI – It's been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She's been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She's slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like …

News (U.S.)

American Red Cross

Before the 9/14 game vs. the Houston Texans, the Red Cross will be collecting cash donations outside of all gates. We will also be taking donations …

American Red Cross

Rohingya refugees overtake 2016 Mediterranean migrant numbers in ‘unprecedented’ humanitarian crisis

The mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burma in just under three weeks is now triple the number of refugees who have tried to enter Europe across the Mediterranean so far this year, leaving aid agencies overwhelmed by the crisis.<p>An estimated 370,000 have escaped from Burma’s northern Rakhine …

Refugees