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If it was just some oranges…

Across the road from the reception centre, Viennese locals put welcome messages and smiley faces for the refugees.

Across the road from the reception centre, Viennese locals put welcome messages and smiley faces for the refugees.

On a recent work trip to Vienna, I visited a Red Cross centre hosting refugees. As an Irish Red Cross staff working closely with our colleagues in mainland Europe, I wanted to better understand the vastness of the migration operation the Red Cross has in countries like Austria, or Germany, or other countries where migrants […]

Red Crossers in Ireland share their 3 tips in case of a disaster

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On International Day of Disaster Reduction, Red Crossers got together on Twitter to help increase awareness about the importance of being disaster prepared. They shared their own to do lists or items they would do or keep handy, should a disaster occur. Here are some of the Irish selfies with their lists.       […]