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…
: Throughout the trapped miners’ 70-day ordeal the 40 Chilean Red Cross volunteers worked in shifts
, ensuring a permanent presence among the 33 miners’ families and friends, offering them constant support – and they will remain at the side of the miners and their families for as long as they are needed.
ICRC = International Committee of the Red Cross
IFRC = International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies