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IFRC: 140 million people hit by twin crises of climate and Covid
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IFRC: 140 million people hit by twin crises of climate and Covid

16 September 2021

by the IFRC (This story is an IFRC press release issued in New York and Geneva earlier today. The report is being rolled out at the United Nations General Assembly. It has been edited slightly here for length.) Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, climate-related disasters have affected the lives of some 140 million people and killed at least 17,200. This is the main finding of a new analysis[..]

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The young asked to take the lead on climate

The young asked to take the lead on climate

9 September 2021

by the Climate Centre More than 700 young people all over the world registered for the Red Cross Red Crescent[..]

Hurricane Ida winds ‘intensified from 85 to 150mph’ in a day

31 August 2021

Hurricane Ida, which rapidly intensified off the US Gulf of Mexico coast earlier this week, may have become the fifth[..]

Hurricane Ida winds ‘intensified from 85 to 150mph’ in a day