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Red Cross help just beginning for Hurricane VictimsRed Cross providing help to Hurricane 2008 victims

The American Red Cross has thousands of staff on the ground offering shelter and comfort to the millions of people affected by Hurricane Ike.

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An aerial view shows houses damaged by Hurricane Gustav in Nueva Gerona on the Isle of Youths, Cuba. (REUTERS/Claudia Daut/courtesy Humanitarian situation worsens
Haiti is facing a humanitarian catastrophe following the devastating hurricanes.
Musa Gumbo, Red Cross district coordinator for MweneziZimbabwe food crisis
Second in a series of six profiles, looking at the people affected by Zimbabwe's food crisis.
Floods and typhoons in Asia Floods and typhoons in Asia
Heavy rains, flash floods, storms and landslides cause widespread devastation in many Asian countries.
Fighting against hunger
Fighting against hunger
Together we can provide vulnerable people with the means to overcome hunger themselves.
Tsunami operation Tsunami operation
Find out how the Red Cross Red Crescent continues to assist people affected by the tsunami.
Food crisis in Zimbabwe Food crisis in Zimbabwe
The food supply situation in Zimbabwe has deteriorated significantly in recent years.
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Road safety
Road accidents have a devastating impact on families worldwide. The IFRC strives to make roads safer.
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The seven Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement explained.
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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 186 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.