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Jarkko Mikkonen

Today, once again, on World Refugee Day, the UN refugee agency UNHCR reports the number of people trying to reach the shores of Europe and those drowned at sea during the journey. Images of drowned refugees catch the interest of people every once in a while, but the fate of these people is ignored more often than not.

Joonas Brandt / Finnish Red Cross

If a passenger ferry ran aground today, all help would be needed. One of the most important tasks of the volunteers of the Finnish Red Cross is to support the evacuees mentally in case of major disasters.

The young volunteers of the Finnish Red Cross have set up the Minecraft server Spärrä to serve as a new type of friend visitor activity.

Emilia Kangasluoma / Suomen Punainen Risti

The hospital treats a hundred refugees from Myanmar daily. The field hospital has been operating for an exceptionally long time.

Kenyan Red Cross

The Finnish Red Cross is sending two mobile clinics and two aid workers to assist the Kenya Red Cross Society as the flood situation escalates. A large part of Kenya has suffered from exceptionally heavy rains and floods on the Tana River.

Maria Santto / Finnish Red Cross

The Syrian conflict has been raging on for seven years, and it shows no sign of abating. However, people living in Syria are not losing their humanity.

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Resilience Project in Finland

”Pärjätään Yhdessä” project builds up recilience of local communities in Finland. Goal is to build up networks for local level NGO’s and municipality governmental actors to build up resilience of local communities. These networks organize...

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22.6. - 31.7.2018
Vapaudenkatu 8 A 4, 15110, LAHTI
24. - 30.6.2018
Viinijärventie 19, 83400, Viinijärvi
24. - 30.6.2018
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Salomonkatu 17b, 00100, Helsinki
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25. - 26.6.2018
Hietaniemenkatu 7 B, 5.krs, 00100, Helsinki
26.6.2018 to 27.6.2018
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Hietaniemenkatu 7 B, 5.krs, 00100, Helsinki
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Hietaniemenkatu 7 B, 5.krs, 00100, Helsinki