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#Red Cross

# red-cross - Monday 20 February, 2012

Red Cross seeks to broker Syrian ceasefire
# Syria
# Syria

Red Cross seeks to broker Syrian ceasefire

Feb 20th 2012, 5:09 PM 919 Views 3 Comments

The ICRC says it is engaging with government and opposition groups to work out a deal to end fighting in the most affected areas.

Ireland gives €5 million in emergency funding to Sahel region
# Food Crisis
# Food Crisis

Ireland gives €5 million in emergency funding to Sahel region

Feb 20th 2012, 11:37 AM 1,658 Views 27 Comments

Ten million people are at risk from a growing food crisis in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria.

# red-cross - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Man charged over Wicklow murder
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged over Wicklow murder

Jan 28th 2012, 11:17 AM 2,318 Views 0 Comments

The body of Stephen O’Meara was found in a shallow grave in 2009.

# red-cross - Friday 7 October, 2011

Libyan forces launch attack on Gaddafi stronghold
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan forces launch attack on Gaddafi stronghold

Oct 7th 2011, 10:07 AM 96 Views 0 Comments

The country’s transitional government has launched the attack on Gaddafi’s hometown Sirte, using tank and mortar fire.

# red-cross - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Presenting... the ambulance on a bike
# Health
# Health

Presenting... the ambulance on a bike

Sep 8th 2011, 4:26 PM 1,470 Views 13 Comments

Irish Red Cross gets (two) First Responder bicycle units to deliver medical aid quickly and efficiently.

# red-cross - Friday 26 August, 2011

Ireland contributes €100k to emergency medical supplies for Tripoli
# Libya
# Libya

Ireland contributes €100k to emergency medical supplies for Tripoli

Aug 26th 2011, 7:00 PM 182 Views 22 Comments

Serious medical supply and staff shortages have left Tripoli hospitals unable to cope with the level of casualties from the Libyan conflict.

# red-cross - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Journalists freed from Tripoli hotel after Red Cross talks
# Libya
# Libya

Journalists freed from Tripoli hotel after Red Cross talks

Aug 24th 2011, 4:39 PM 996 Views 2 Comments

Gaddafi loyalists release the group of 35, after crisis talks led by the Red Cross, after conditions at the Rixos deteriorated.

# red-cross - Friday 29 April, 2011

Riots sweep across Uganda killing two as police fire tear gas at opposition leader
# Uganda
# Uganda

Riots sweep across Uganda killing two as police fire tear gas at opposition leader

Apr 29th 2011, 4:07 PM 674 Views 0 Comments

Protesters have called for an Egyptian-style uprising against the president who has been in power for a quarter of a century.

# red-cross - Friday 11 March, 2011

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

Mar 11th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,902 Views 0 Comments

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

# red-cross - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

North Korea reopens hotline to South Korea
# Korea
# Korea

North Korea reopens hotline to South Korea

Jan 12th 2011, 6:17 PM 259 Views 0 Comments

State breaks eight months of silence by allowing Red Cross to re-establish contact between the two states but tensions still high.