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Two massive earthquakes struck Nepal a year ago. Almost 9,000 people died and nearly a million buildings were destroyed. Over five million people suffered from the consequences of the earthquake. The Red Cross has been there since the start of the disaster.

Aapo Huhta

Water distributed by the Red Crescent saves lives in drought-stricken Somaliland.

Maria Santto

More than half the patients at Red Cross clinic are children.

Stefan Bremer

The office of Amnesty International in Finland, the Finnish Red Cross, the Finnish Refugee Council, the Finnish Refugee Advice Centre, Finn Church Aid, Save the Children Finland, the Federation of Mother and Child Homes and Shelters, and the Finnish Somali League have criticised measures which would make it more difficult to reunite families.

Hanna Linnakko

Many young people spend their Christmas alone, against their will. Every year, young people with nobody to spend the holidays with gather at the Red Cross Youth Shelter’s Christmas on-call service. For some, home might be too uncomfortable. At the Shelter, the young can spend their Christmas in a safe environment and discuss their worries with reliable adults.

Miikka Pirinen

Ban Ki-moon visited a reception centre maintained by the Finnish Red Cross and called the Finnish reception centre system a great example of efficiency.

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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...

Classes and events

3.5.2016
Location:
Polttimonkatu 4, 33210, Tampere
3.5.2016
Location:
Polttimonkatu 4, 33210, Tampere
3.5.2016
Location:
Kourantie 600, 61160, Seinäjoki
3.5.2016 to 17.5.2016
Location:
Silverbergsvägen 23, 66200, Korsnäs
4.5.2016
Location:
Kangaslammintie 16, 79480, Kangaslampi

First-aid courses

2.5.2016 to 3.5.2016
Location:
Havurinne 1, 55800, Imatra
2. - 3.5.2016
Location:
Kouvolankatu 5-7, 45100, Kouvola
2. - 3.5.2016
Location:
Ailakinkatu 5, 40100, JYVÄSKYLÄ
2. - 3.5.2016
Location:
Salomonkatu 17 B, 3.krs, 00100, Helsinki
2. - 3.5.2016
Location:
Laturitie 2, 60510, Seinäjoki

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