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Red Cross Red Crescent volunteers respond to wildfires raging across Europe
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Red Cross Red Crescent volunteers respond to wildfires raging across Europe

3 August 2021

(This story is an IFRC press release issued in Ankara, Budapest and Geneva yesterday; it has been edited slightly here for time references. Please also see IFRC guidance for householders on wildfire preparedness.)by the IFRCVolunteers from Greece, Italy, Russia, Spain, and Turkey are responding to wildfires raging across Europe. Scorching temperatures, high winds and tinder-dry conditions have forced rescues by sea and land, with thousands of people fleeing for their[..]

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China floods: ‘Massive rescue and relief efforts’

China floods: ‘Massive rescue and relief efforts’

22 July 2021

by the Climate CentreThe Chinese authorities have launched “massive rescue and relief efforts” in response to record rainfall and floods[..]

Blog: Historic heat leads American Red Cross volunteers to adapt to ‘a disaster like no other’

8 July 2021

by Sarah Cagann, American Red Cross, Portland, Oregon(This story appeared first last week on the Cascades Region Blog. The World[..]

Blog: Historic heat leads American Red Cross volunteers to adapt to ‘a disaster like no other’