Red Cross

Supplies alone won't save Gaza hospital patients and evacuation remains perilous, experts say

Dr. Irwin Redlener of Columbia University in New York said that moving newborns and premature babies with health problems is fraught but possible.

published on : 16th November 2023

"Hospitals are not battlegrounds": UN, Red Cross alarmed by raid at Gaza hospital

Israeli forces entered Al-Shifa hospital, targeting what they say is a Hamas command centre in tunnels beneath patients and the civilians seeking refuge there from intense combat.

published on : 15th November 2023

Gaza health system has reached 'point of no return': Red Cross

Medical facilities and personnel across Gaza have repeatedly come under attack since Israel's war with Hamas erupted just over a month ago.

published on : 10th November 2023

Dead children in Gaza war is world's 'moral failing': Red Cross

The organisation insisted that all parties to the conflict "must uphold their obligations under international humanitarian law and spare all civilians from the conduct of military operations."

published on : 7th November 2023

Red Cross 'appalled' by human misery of Israel-Hamas war

"Nothing can justify the horrific loss of civilian lives in Israel last weekend... but such tragedy cannot in turn justify the limitless destruction of Gaza," the Red Cross statement said.

published on : 14th October 2023

'Situation in Derna continues to be grave': Aid worker explains current reality of flood-hit city

Derna was swept away by the deluge. The first videos that came out of Libya showed buildings submerged fully in water, and an entire city looking like a sea.

published on : 5th October 2023

Andhra Pradesh Governor flags off two mobile blood collection buses

In addition to the existing 18 Red Cross blood banks in State, three more have been set up in Narasaraopet, Tirupati and Bhimavaram.

published on : 5th August 2023

Indian Red Cross Society join hands with Gujarat gov to prevent the birth of children with thalassemia 

The project's goal is to lessen the occurrence of thalassemia major newborns and relieve parents of having to worry about their thalassemia major child for the rest of their lives.

published on : 3rd August 2023

Government must come up with more active measures: Governor

The officials should concentrate on the affected areas, she said and added that Raj Bhavan was continuously monitoring the situation and providing help to the people through Red Cross Society.

published on : 2nd August 2023

Debunk misconceptions on blood donation asks President Murmu

She said the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) meet around 10 per cent of India’s blood requirement through more than 100 blood donation centres and mobile campaigns across the country. 

published on : 18th July 2023

Tornado devastates Texas Panhandle town, killing 3 and injuring dozens

Perryton Fire Chief Paul Dutcher told reporters that three people were killed in the storm. He said at least one person was killed in a mobile home park that took a "direct hit" from a tornado.

published on : 16th June 2023

Andhra Pradesh Governor urges youth to donate blood via IRCS app

It aims to focus on individuals who require lifelong transfusion support, and emphasises on the crucial role that every person can play by donating blood or plasma.

published on : 15th June 2023
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