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Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up

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…


MEXICO: The ICRC provided equipment and supplies for manufacturing artificial limbs to the National Rehabilitation Institute in Mexico City.

CHAD:
The ICRC held a seminar in N’Djamena on health, water and living conditions in places of detention.

VIETNAM: Actor, philanthropist and IFRC goodwill ambassador, Jet Li toured the country encouraging youth to volunteer, give blood, and get trained in first aid.

WORLDWIDE: According to a report published by the IFRC this week, the global Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteer workforce numbers 13.1 million: equivalent to the population of Tokyo! [More amazing stats.]

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