A short time after the earthquake yesterday our International team in Washington DC was able to make contact with the head of our Haiti delegation via Skype.
Our thoughts and support are with Haiti. We have pledged an initial $2oo,ooo and are accepting donations to the International Response Fund.
With most of the United States experiencing a prolongued period of way below average temperatures, our friends in the UK are deeply covered in snow.
>> Check out the British Red Cross’s diary of battling the snow
Welcome to the Worldwide Wednesday Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you.