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News

 Pawel Krzysiek

Health care services in Syria have all but collapsed, and help is needed urgently. To this end the Finnish Red Cross is challenging everyone to participate in the Hunger Day Collection, to be held on 15–17 September.

Aapo Huhta

In Somaliland, the Red Crescent clinic workers know that the drought reduces malaria but increases eye infections and the risk of epidemics.

Emil Helotie

The drought has destroyed entire crops in parts of Swaziland. A cash donation helps people get through the worst times.

Kaisa Rautiainen / Suomen Punainen Risti

The Finnish Red Cross opened a new Kontti Second Hand Department Store in Itäkeskus, in Helsinki, on 4 August. Even though the weather was rainy, the opening attracted a large crowd of Helsinki citizens.

Mirva Helenius / Finnish Red Cross

The Amiri family, from Afghanistan, fled war and death, but were separated on the way. With help from the Red Cross tracing, the father and the eldest son were able to contact each other, but the mother and the youngest child are still missing.

Stefan Bremer / Suomen Punainen Risti

The Finnish parliament will cast their final vote on the government’s motion on the stricter conditions of family reunification. A total of 17 non-governmental organisations are appealing to the MPs to abandon these cruel and short-sighted new conditions. The organisations include refugee organisations, human rights groups and children’s rights organisations.

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Small steps to a healthy baby: Tana North

The Tana North Integrated Maternal and Child Health project addresses the health needs of the hard to reach and marginalised families living within Tana North Sub-County in North-Eastern Kenya. The project empowers communities to use and demand for s...

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