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The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as The American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education in the United States. It is the designated US affiliate of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the United States movement to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
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Red Cross aid agency warns against any move to limit vaccine accessThe head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) appealed on Wednesday for the world to work together toward a coronavirus vaccine, warning against any unilateral..
Masks handed out to commuters as Spain takes steps towards reopeningRed Cross workers handed out protective masks at Madrid's metro stations on Monday as Spain began a four-phase plan to reopen the country by the end of June, while the 24-hour death tally from..
Coronavirus could cause upheaval across Middle East: Red CrossCoronavirus outbreaks across the Middle East threaten to shatter the lives of millions of already destitute people in conflict zones, and could fuel socio-economic upheaval, the International Committee..
Red Cross to deliver supplies for COVID-19 patients on front lines of Ukraine conflictA first planeload of medical supplies for COVID-19 patients and other relief goods has arrived in Ukraine to help people enduring a six-year conflict in the country's east, the International Committee..
Belgian shelter helps homeless cope with coronavirus lockdownA Red Cross-run homeless shelter in an abandoned office block in Brussels is helping the city's homeless observe Belgium's lockdown to fight the coronavirus, although some on the streets are wary of..
Indonesia should 'prepare for the worst' on coronavirus, Red Cross saysIndonesia is likely to have a far higher number of coronavirus cases than it has reported due to low levels of testing and needs to consider tougher measures like lockdowns, the head of the country's..
Red Cross needs 14,000 blood donors amid '800 cancellations a day'“We are unable to stockpile blood donations, unlike toilet paper," Lifeblood chief medical officer Joanne Pink said.
A Red Cross survey shows that Australian women are kinder than menA new Red Cross survey has found women are more likely than men to behave kindly, while nine out of 10 Australians believe we should be kinder to each other.
Aussie women kinder than men: surveyA new Red Cross survey has found women are more likely than men to behave kindly, while nine out of 10 Australians believe we should be kinder to each other.
Red Cross issues plea for Polynesian, Maori and Filipino blood donorsPolynesians, Maoris and Filipinos in Australia are being urged to donate blood.
Red Cross targeted by hundreds of fraudulent applications for bushfire assistanceThe Australian Red Cross has been subjected to a cyberattack, receiving hundreds of fraudulent computer-generated applications for bushfire assistance.
Red Cross seeks safe passage of civilians and access in Idlib, SyriaThe International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called on the warring sides in Idlib, Syria, on Tuesday to allow safe passage for civilians to escape attacks and it reminded them that hospitals,..
Red Cross seeks sanctions exemptions as North Korea steps up anti-virus campaignThe Red Cross called for an urgent exemption from sanctions on North Korea on Thursday to help prevent an outbreak of the coronavirus, following an epidemic in neighbouring China.
No word of any cases, but North Korea steps up anti-virus campaignWhile North Korea has yet to publicly confirm any cases of the new coronavirus, authorities have doubled down on prevention efforts, extending quarantines and dispatching Red Cross workers around the..
The Red Cross has doubled its bushfire cash reliefThe Australian Red Cross is doubling its bushfire assistance funds to more than $61 million.
Red Cross forms partnership with Fortnite creators to teach players how to save livesThe Red Cross has teamed up with the makers of the online video game Fortnite to raise awareness about its work in the world's conflict zones.
Red Cross teams up with online video gameThe Red Cross has teamed up with the makers of the online video game Fortnite to raise awareness about its work in the world's conflict zones.
NZ volcano: Adelaide family unaccounted for as Red Cross lists missing touristsAt least 11 Australians are officially missing after the Whakaari/White Island eruption.
Whakaari volcano eruption: Names of 'missing' Australians listed on Red Cross websiteThe New Zealand Red Cross has set up a web page to help connect those affected by the volcano emergency, including many Australians.
Red Cross says it repatriating 128 detainees from Saudi Arabia to Yemen on ThursdayThe International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it was repatriating 128 detainees from Saudi Arabia to the Houthi-held Yemeni capital of Sanaa.
Red Cross says it handed over 10 Afghan soldiers after release by TalibanThe International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it facilitated the release of 10 Afghan security force members detained by the Taliban and handed them over to Afghan authorities.
U.N., Red Cross say Israeli settlements are still unlawfulThe United Nations and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday that Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory remain in breach of international law, rejecting the..
Red Cross urges states to take back fighters, families in northeast SyriaCountries must reclaim their citizens held in camps in northeast Syria, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) told Reuters on Wednesday, as Turkish forces launched an..
Taliban revoke ban on Red Cross, provide security guaranteesThe Taliban on Sunday revoked their ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan and gave a guarantee of security for its staff doing humanitarian work in areas under their..
Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen prison, scores killedAir strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition in southwest Yemen hit a prison complex, killing scores of people, Yemen's Houthi movement and a Red Cross official said on Sunday.
Red Cross says more than 100 killed in attack on Yemen prisonA Saudi-led coalition air strike on a prison in southwest Yemen killed at least 100 people, an official from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Sunday.
Eight hospitalized on last day of Pamplona bull-runEight runners were hospitalized, three of them with goring injuries, on the crowded last day of the annual San Fermin bull-running festival in the Spanish city of Pamplona, the Red Cross said on..
Three people gored on first day of Spanish bull-running festivalThree people were gored and a further two people suffered head trauma during the first day of Spain's best-known bull-running festival in the northern town of Pamplona on Sunday, the Red Cross said.