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Syrian photographer Ibrahim Malla has accompanied volunteers through the many years of conflict.

Jarkko Mikkonen

Culture must be taken into account more carefully in preventing disasters and in rebuilding, says the new World Disasters Report published by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

Aapo Huhta

Aid is urgently needed to contain and fight the life-threatening Ebola virus, particularly in west Africa which is suffering the worst ever outbreak.

Mirva Helenius

Typhoon Hayian destroyed and damaged hundreds of buildings in the little village of Aliputos in the Philippines. However, there were no human fatalities. Every family had been warned about the typhoon and the most vulnerable individuals were evacuated before the typhoon hit the village.

Outi Amanor

The situation is worsening for Ukraine’s internal refugees as the weather is getting colder. As a result, all the winter clothes available at the Finnish Red Cross logistics centre in Kalkku, Tampere were loaded onto trucks bound for Ukraine.

Altti Näsi

The Hunger Day street collection ended up raising some 1,350,000 euros. The Hunger Day collection was arranged around Finland from 18 to 20 September.

Anastasia Borisovo

Thursday 18th September 2014 Espoo International School took over Tapiola wearing Red Cross vests. A

Aapo Huhta

The Ebola epidemic is showing no signs of slowing down. You can support the Red Cross’s aid efforts by making a contribution to the Hunger Day Collection, which will begin on Thursday, 18 September.

Tatu Blomqvist

President Pertti Torstila challenged the residents of Helsinki to give a helping hand.

Anyone can help with the Red Cross Hunger Day Collection. Choose your preferred channel to help: donate online, via sms or call the donation line … instructions for all on this page. You don’t need any previous experience with the Red Cross.

Indra Eckstein

The rainy season is on its way in the Philippines. A year ago, Typhoon Haiyan devastated 1.1 million homes and caused the deaths of more than 6,000 people. The damage caused by Haiyan is still being repaired.

Aapo Huhta

The Finnish Red Cross needs you all to pitch in and help with the Hunger Day Collection from 18–20 September 2014. Everyone is welcome to take part in this year’s Hunger Day campaign. No previous Red Cross experience is required. Collectors and donors are needed all over Finland.

Stacy Ragan / American Red Cross / IFRC

The Finnish Red Cross is launching a collection campaign to support the relief work of the International Red Cross Movement in the conflict-affected areas in Iraq. More than a million people have been forced to flee from their homes, and thousands have been wounded or killed in the conflict.

Mikko Vähäniitty

Registration has begun! What will your team do for Hunger Day?

Katherine Mueller / IFRC

The International Red Cross is in the process of setting up an isolation clinic to fight the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone. The Finnish Red Cross is currently recruiting aid workers to work at the clinic.

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