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Ralf El Hage / ICRC

Yemen, suffering from conflict and drought, is in great need of help. The funds collected on Hunger Day help the victims of natural disasters, conflicts and sudden accidents in Finland and abroad. The Hunger Day box collection is held on 14–16 September.

Mari Vehkalahti / Finnish Red Cross

The Red Cross’ Hunger Day collection has been launched in high spirits all around Finland. The box collection will go on until Saturday.

Jussi Vierimaa / Finnish Red Cross

The Finnish Red Cross will carry out an exercise focusing on evacuation and rescue operations in the event of a marine disaster together with safety and rescue authorities on 14 September. At the same time, an emergency hospital evacuation exercise will be carried out in Saaremaa, Estonia.

Jarkko Mikkonen / Finnish Red Cross

More than 58 000 people suffering from the drought received food thanks to cooperation between the Finnish Red Cross and the Baphalali Swaziland Red Cross, financed by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid.

Pedram Yazdi / CICR

The Finnish Red Cross has received numerous questions about how best to help the afflicted people in Eastern Africa and Yemen. At the moment, the most efficient way to get help to those in need is via the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Arie Kievit / ICRC

Over 20 million people have trouble getting enough food in East Africa.

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