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Red Cross Attends Global Nuclear Discussion

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 11th February 2014 -  Representatives from the Australian Red Cross will attend a global conference in Mexico later this week to examine the humanitarian impact of detonating nuclear weapons.…

Aussies Prefer the Hump Day to Give

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 21st November 2013 -  New research reveals Australians use “giving” to beat the weekday blues and they feel most inspired on Wednesdays. An analysis by global online giving platform, JustGiving

Philippines Aid Tops $30million

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th November 2013 -  The Coalition Government will provide a further $20 million to respond to Typhoon Haiyan, bringing total Australian assistance to more than $30 million – the additional funds…

Aussie Aid Agencies Respond To Typhoon Haiyan

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th November 2013 -  Australian Aid agencies are rushing to help their international counterparts to assist the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Casualties are expected to rise as…

NFPs Launch Bushfire Appeals

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 9th January 2013 -  Not for Profit organisations have launched disaster relief appeals in response to the bushfire emergencies currently affecting communities in New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria.…

Call for Skilled Volunteers on International Volunteer Day

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th December 2012 - 
Volunteers are being sought for projects in developing countries. Picture: ausaidvolunteers.gov.au Not for Profit organisations around the country are calling on skilled…

NGOs Team Up for Aussie Kids in Disasters

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th November 2012 - 
Children play in a Child Friendly Space operated by Save the Children during Cyclone Yasi. Photo: Save the Children Two of Australia’s largest emergency management NGOs have…

Changemakers – Petra Ball

Staff Reporter, Monday, 29th October 2012 -  Petra Ball, International Humanitarian Law Officer for Australian Red Cross in South Australia, is profiled in Changemakers – a regular column which examines inspiring

Global Disasters Displace 72 Million

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 18th October 2012 -  More than 72 million people around the world were forced to leave their homes last year as a result of disaster, conflict and development, a new report has revealed. The World Disasters

Major Technology Grant to Australian Red Cross

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 21st March 2012 -  The Australian Red Cross has been awarded a $10 million technology grant from Microsoft Australia. Described as Microsoft Australia’s “largest ever single technology…

Red Cross Funding Boost for ‘Trafficked People’ Program

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th March 2012 - 
Flickr image:  Some rights reserved by Ira Gelb The Australian Red Cross will receive an additional $1.2 million for its work to help victims of human trafficking,…

Australian Adventurer Sets “Pole” Record for Red Cross

Staff Reporter, Friday, 24th February 2012 -  Pat Farmer returns home to Australia after an epic journey to the South Pole to raise funds for the Red Cross. Photo: supplied. After a gruelling 20,919 kilometres and 14 countries…
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