Welcome to the Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It’s a non-comprehensive sampling of the larger and/or more intriguing aspects of our global work…
[The place names link to maps so that you can get a quick idea of the region.]
CHILE: In one of various relief activities, mobile Red Cross teams have been taking satellite phones into some of the worst quake-damaged areas to help people restore contact with their family members.
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: The ICRC is reuniting 15 children with their families after years of separation.
ICRC = International Committee of the Red Cross
IFRC = International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies