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Niklas Meltio / Suomen Punainen Risti

The Finnish Red Cross and Land Rover begin collaboration. The objective is to offer clean water and better health for 24,000 people in Tajikistan, the most impoverished country in Central Asia.

Lisa Pattison / IFRC

A man painstakingly lectures his family on the importance of hand washing while the house next door is under quarantine. What could seemingly be a scene of an Ebola affected community is in fact the set of the Sierra Leone Red Cross’ new soap opera, Advice.

Ibrahim Malla / IFRC

Friday 13 March 2015 marks four years since the start of the Syrian conflict. There is no end in sight for the most destructive humanitarian crisis of the decade.

Leena Koskela

In the international first aid group, language is not a barrier for learning important skills. The goal of the multicultural group is to get to offer aid in different events next autumn.

Tatu Blomqvist

The men’s group, organised for asylum seekers, discusses sports, cultures, and gets to know the Finnish way of life in the process.

Jarkko Mikkonen

The media and the organisations must prove their reliability every day. This is forced by the increased flood of information and propaganda, as well as the increasingly difficult aid work. This is how Yves Daccord, Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross, summarised the reality in the seminar organised on 25 February in Helsinki.

Classes and events

2.4.2015
Location:
Polttimonkatu 4, 33210, Tampere
2.4.2015
Location:
Valtakatu 26-28, 37600, Valkeakoski
4.4.2015
Location:
Suvitori, Keskusta, 23360, Kustavi
7.4.2015
Location:
Valtakatu 10, 26100, Rauma
7.4.2015 to 8.4.2015
Location:
Nortamonkatu 12, 26100, Rauma

First-aid courses

31.3.2015 to 1.4.2015
Location:
Rongankatu 11, 33100, Tampere
1.4.2015 to 2.4.2015
Location:
Yliopistonkatu 24, 20100, Turku
1.4.2015
Location:
Salomonkatu 17 B, 3.krs, 00100, Helsinki
1.4.2015
Location:
Salomonkatu 17 B, 3.krs, 00100, Helsinki
1.4.2015
Location:
Vapaudenkatu 8 A 4, 15110, Lahti

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