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Half of Americans don't know how to swim

Only about 56 percent of Americans can perform the five core swimming skills according to a recent survey conducted on behalf of the American Red Cross.
In the Media by Ryan Hite - 1 comment

David, Victoria Beckham donate to Red Cross for typhoon victims

British football legend David Beckham and fashion designer-wife Victoria Beckham donated 20 boxes of clothes and shoes to the British Red Cross to raise funds for the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan which battered central Philippines last Nov. 8.
In the Media by Leo Reyes - 4 comments

Enrique Iglesias asks fans to donate to victims of Typhoon Haiyan

Madrid - Half-Filipino Spanish superstar, Enrique Iglesias is urging his fans to donate to help the victims of the devastating typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, adding a link on his official website to the American Red Cross page.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

FARC rebels free Kevin Scott Sutay

Colombia's FARC rebels released hostage Kevin Scott Sutay Sunday. Sutay is a former United States Army private who was kidnapped in June after wandering into "the conflict zone."
In the Media by Layne Weiss

Madagascar warned of bubonic plague epidemic

Madagascar has been warned it faces an epidemic of bubonic plague unless it slows down spread of the disease. Prisoners in the island's notoriously dirty jails are most at risk but an outbreak could easily spread to the population at large.
In the Media by Dawn Denmar - 2 comments

Syria: Red Cross issues urgent plea civilian safety in Qusayr

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has issued an urgent plea for it to be allowed to deliver much needed aid to civilians in the embattled town of Qusayr (Qusair), close to the Syrian border with Lebanon.
In the Media by Robert Myles

Tanzanian building collapse update Special

A response from the Tanzania Red Cross Society outlines the needs of the local responders in trying to alleviate the suffering by those on the ground at the building collapse.
Digital Journal Report by Gar Swaffar

Spanish Red Cross calling for food parcel help

The 'Cruz Roja' or Red Cross in Spain are more used to helping starving people in third world countries. Now, for the first time, they are asking Spanish people to help their fellow countrymen.
In the Media by Amanda Payne

Nigeria: Floods kill 137, thousands displaced (Video)

Abuja - The Red Cross in Nigeria says floods have killed 137 people and affected 15 local governments and displaced 36, 331 since this year's July peak of the rainy season.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 1 comment

Saudi man home after 6 years in Israeli jail for border crossing

A Saudi man who strayed over the Israeli border from Egypt whilst hiking, has returned home after six years in an Israeli jail. The Saudi national was first deported to the U.S. before he could return home.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas - 1 comment

Red Cross: Syrian conflict now a civil war throughout the country

Damascus - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced on Sunday that the conflict that has wracked Syria since March 2011 and claimed more than 10,000 lives is now a full-blown civil war throughout the entire nation.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Hats off to the Red Cross

As an international organization the Red Cross is striving to help the people on the ground in Syria whose lives are at risk due to the intense violence there.
In the Media by Paul Iddon

Red Cross evacuation from Homs postponed by shelling

Red Cross teams are still unable to enter the Syrian city of Homs to evacuate civilians caught in the war zone due to shelling.
In the Media by Paul Iddon - 2 comments

Temporary 'truce' agreed to help Syrian civilians evacuate Homs

The Red Cross has stated that the Syrian government and the rebel opposition have agreed to a temporary truce in order to allow the evacuation of civilians from the besieged city of Homs.
In the Media by Paul Iddon

British Red Cross doctor beheaded by Taliban in Pakistan

The beheaded corpse of a British aid doctor devoted to "caring for others less fortunate than himself" has been found in Pakistan, almost four months after he was kidnapped, with a note saying he had been killed by the Taliban, police said.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 9 comments

Help and resources for Japan's Earthquake and Tsunami victims

Ninety-one countries and nine international organizations so far have offered to assist with relief efforts from last Friday's earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Here are several resources to help find victims of the disaster.
In the Media by Bill Lindner

Red Cross seeks blood donors for Haiti Special

Washington - The American Red Cross recently sent an emergency shipment of blood to Haiti to help alleviate the temporary blood shortage in hospitals in the capital of Port-au-Prince. Blood donors are needed to meet additional requests from the island country.
Digital Journal Report by Kim I. Hartman

'Don't forget Haiti,' relief organizations urge

Port-au-prince - It's been four months since Haiti was hit with a devastating earthquake. In spite of millions of dollars given to Haiti and relief organizations to help the quake-struck victims, reconstruction is slow and difficult.
In the Media by Stephanie Dearing - 1 comment

Red Cross confirms 'secret' Afghan prison facility

A separate facility for detainees exists at the US airbase prison in Bagram, Afghanistan, the International Red Cross has confirmed.
In the Media by Lynn Herrmann - 1 comment

Where have all the Haitian donations gone?

The devastating earthquake that killed an estimated 250,000, and displaced at least 1 million people in Haiti prompted an outpouring of generosity from people and businesses around the world.
In the Media by Stephanie Dearing - 19 comments

Red Cross uses text messaging to raise funds for Haiti

The Red Cross has turned to cell phone messaging to raise money for those suffering the aftermath of Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 1 comment

60 albinos killed for body parts in Tanzania, Burundi in 2009

The hunt for albinos in Tanzania and Burundi by witchdoctors, who use their body parts for the manufacturing of traditional medicine, has claimed over 60 lives over the past recent months.
In the Media by Miriam Mannak - 1 comment

Security Forces in Guinea Kill at Least 87 People

Security forces in Guinea opened fire on Monday on an estimated crowd of 50,000, which had gathered in the country's capital Conakry to protest at the rule of Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, killing at least 87 people.
In the Media by Chris Dade - 2 comments

Swine flu best case scenario will cause 'several million deaths'

As the H1N1 swine flu virus broaches 2,800 deaths worldwide - up over 600 in the past week - experts are preparing the public for the bigger numbers.
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 3 comments

Afghan Held at Guantanamo Bay to Sue U.S. Government

One of the youngest prisoners ever held at the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay is planning to sue the U.S. government on the grounds of mistreatment and what he claims was the loss of his adolescent years.
In the Media by Chris Dade

Red Cross: Parents lack H1N1 information from schools

A Red Cross poll finds that a startling percentage of American parents have not received information on the H1N1 swine flu virus from their children's schools. The organization urges that parents reach out to schools and daycare centers.
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 1 comment

‘Update Geneva Conventions’ Says Red Cross President

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Jakob Kellenberger, says the Geneva Conventions should be updated to deal with today’s conflicts, which take place within states, not between them.
In the Media by Christopher Szabo

Cholera cases in Zimbabwe near 100,000

According to a new report by the Red Cross, nearly 100,000 cases of cholera have been reported throughout Zimbabwe. The upcoming rainy season may increase cholera cases.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 1 comment

Al Qaida-linked Extremists Group Silent on Beheading Threat

The Al Qaida-linked extremists group, Abu Sayaff who threatened to behead one of their hostages at 2 p.m. yesterday were silent today on their original threat. The military command in the area could not say if the hostages are still alive.
In the Media by Leo Reyes - 1 comment

International Red Cross Team Kidnapped in Southern Philippines

The head of the International Red Cross in Southern Philippines and two of his staff have been kidnapped this morning in Paticul, Sulo in Southern Philippines. Philippine military and police are currently in pursuit of the kidnappers.
In the Media by Leo Reyes - 1 comment
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Khalil Rasjed Dale  60  Red Cross doctor beheaded in Pakistan.
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Khalil Rasjed Dale, 60, Red Cross doctor beheaded in Pakistan.
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A single egg to feed a family
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Khalil Rasjed Dale  60  Red Cross doctor beheaded in Pakistan.
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Khalil Rasjed Dale, 60, Red Cross doctor beheaded in Pakistan.
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The NBC telethon to raise funds for the American Red Cross to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy
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Red Cross continue to supply emergency disaster relief around the world
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