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Niklas Saxén

More than four million Syrians have been forced to flee to the neighbouring countries. Red Cross volunteer Ahmed is one of them.

Minna Passi

The need for help is still great in Nepal, particularly in the remote areas. The mobile clinics of the Finnish Red Cross will be located in the badly damaged Dolakha district that lost half of its healthcare clinics in the earthquakes.

Maija Tammi

Senginuyava Fitness is one of the more than 100,000 refugees who have fled Burundi due to the ongoing violence in the country.

Damien Fulton Naylor / IFRC

The number of asylum seekers coming to Finland has grown to reach a new record. The number of underage asylum seekers requiring special protection has also increased significantly. The Finnish Red Cross will open new reception centres in collaboration with the Finnish Immigration Service.

Emil Helotie

Despite the radical cuts to development cooperation, the Finnish Red Cross will continue to help those who are the most vulnerable there where the need for aid is the greatest. The organisation asks the government not to further weaken the chain of aid by decreasing humanitarian aid.

Niklas Meltio

July is often the busiest time for Voluntary Rescue Service, i.e. Vapepa, to search for missing persons, as the number of those who get lost or go missing increases during summertime. This summer, Vapepa is using a new search method which helps setting search missions in motion more quickly than before.

Classes and events

28.8. - 27.11.2015
Location:
Espoonkatu 8 A (ruokasali 2. kerros), 02770, Espoo
28.8. - 20.9.2015
Location:
Kyrkslätt, 02400, Kyrkslätt
28.8. - 20.9.2015
Location:
Kirkkonummi, 02400, Kirkkonummi
29.8.2015
29.8.2015

First-aid courses

31.8.2015 to 1.9.2015
Location:
Pohjoispuisto 2B, 28100, Pori
31.8. - 1.9.2015
Location:
Salomonkatu 17 B, 3.krs, 00100, Helsinki
1.9.2015 to 2.9.2015
Location:
Puijonkatu 9, 70100, Kuopio
1.9.2015 to 2.9.2015
Location:
Yliopistonkatu 24, 20100, Turku
2.9.2015
Location:
Salomonkatu 17 B, 3.krs, 00100, Helsinki

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