Red Cross

April 5, 2020
April 5, 2020

Efforts underway to prevent Covid-19 spread in prisons: Red Cross

The International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) in Bangladesh is working together with the Prison Directorate and the Ministry of Home Affairs to enhance the preparedness of the 68 prisons across the country in the face of a possible outbreak of Covid-19, the ICRC said in a statement today.

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Death toll from Sierra Leone floods passes 400: Red Cross

More than 400 people have died in mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone with 600 people still missing in the stricken capital, the Red Cross says, as Britain promised £5 million in fresh aid.

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

Rescuers scramble for survivors after Japan quake

Rescuers scramble to find survivors after a powerful earthquake in southern Japan that left at least nine people dead and hundreds injured, sparking fires and buckling roads. Tens of thousands of people flee their homes after the 6.5-magnitude quake struck the southwestern island of Kyushu.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

ICRC T20: Bangladesh beat England by 14 runs

Bangladesh began the ICRC T20 tournament for the physically gifted with flying colours by overcoming the strong English team by 14 runs.

August 25, 2015
August 25, 2015

Facebook introduces 'Donate' button for non-profit organizations

Facebook introduces ‘Donate’ button for all non-profit organizations to use on their Facebook pages and ad links.

May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015

Nepal earthquake: A legacy of fear in Chautara

Life is returning to normal in Chautara; a pretty little town perched on top of a steep hill some 50km (31 miles) east of Kathmandu.

March 31, 2015
March 31, 2015

Red Cross worker killed by Islamic militants

A Red Cross employee is killed and another injured in a gun attack by suspected Islamist militants in Mali

March 5, 2015
March 5, 2015

Global flood toll to triple by 2030

The number of people affected by river flooding worldwide could nearly triple in the next 15 years