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IFRC

International Federation of #RedCross and #RedCrescent Societies, the world's largest humanitarian network. Responding to COVID-19 🌍

Geneva, Switzerland

Joined on 28 August, 2008

http://www.ifrc.org

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IFRC helps communities adapt to a changing climate. Every year, small and medium sized disasters occur in silence – leaving communities around the world struggling to access the financial support they need to adapt and recover. 👉 #AdaptationSummit

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Here's what we do to prevent and respond to the impacts of the climate crisis #AdaptationSummit 👇

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Potential negative impacts on people

#AdaptationSummit

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Consequences of the climate crisis:

🌧️ Changed rain patterns
🌪️ More extreme weather
🌊 Rising sea levels
🥵 Rising temperatures

#AdaptationSummit

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Now is the time for action, not words. We must continue to move beyond traditional top-down humanitarian support and direct as much funding as possible – and as directly as possible - to community-based actors. #AdaptationSummit

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Replying to @WMO: #AdaptationSummit is today
#ClimateChange has ⬆️ extreme weather, hitting the vulnerable hardest.
We need better Early Warnings an…

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#AdaptationSummit is today
#ClimateChange has ⬆️ extreme weather, hitting the vulnerable hardest.
We need better Early Warnings and more Early Action.
Join @WMO, @CREWSinitiative, @ifrc and @EarlyActionREAP at 1600 CET
Register:

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IFRC announces expansion of disaster fund @IFRC_DREF ahead of major climate summit. "We are committed to changing how we respond to disasters. But to do so effectively, we need the support of governments & donors" — @jagan_chapagain #AdaptationSummit

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Replying to @IFRC_MENA: .@elsharkawi: #COVID19 vaccine doses should go to where they are needed, not only to where they can be afforded.
https://t.…

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Replying to @IFRC_DREF: Storm damage worsens in a warming world, hiking pressure to adapt.

@jagan_chapagain @ifrc

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Storm damage worsens in a warming world, hiking pressure to adapt.

@jagan_chapagain @ifrc

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.@elsharkawi: #COVID19 vaccine doses should go to where they are needed, not only to where they can be afforded.

@AJEnglish
@AJHumanRightsEN
@ifrc

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Replying to @IFRCAsiaPacific: Torrential rain has caused severe flooding in #Malaysia. Entire communities were submerged.

Malaysian #RedCrescent t…

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Torrential rain has caused severe flooding in #Malaysia. Entire communities were submerged.

Malaysian #RedCrescent teams provided shelter, safe water, psychological support and other relief. @MalaysianRC @ifrc
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📱 ❤️ 📱

Physically distant —but— socially close.

#COVID19

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We get some questions.
Here are some answers!
#Covid19 😷

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Replying to @IFRCAsiaPacific: In #Indonesia Red Cross volunteers have been working all night and day rescuing people and helping as large areas have…

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In #Indonesia Red Cross volunteers have been working all night and day rescuing people and helping as large areas have been been submerged by more floods near Manado, north Sulawesi.

Thanks volunteers and @palangmerah teams. 👏❤️
@ifrc

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Replying to @IFRCAfrica: Red Cross teams visit transit centres following the landfall of #CycloneEloise earlier today.

This is Ifapa accommodation…

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Thank you for your awesome work volunteers! ❤️

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Red Cross teams visit transit centres following the landfall of #CycloneEloise earlier today.

This is Ifapa accommodation centre in Sofala, Beira where more than 300 people started arriving as early as yesterday and in need of latrines, masks and handwashing stations.

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Replying to @IFRCAfrica: This is #Beira, earlier today following the landfall of #CycloneEloise.

There is a lot of rain, which has led to flooding…

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Replying to @DekunleCharles: Storm #Eloise made landfall in Mozambique. Initial indication suggests Buzi & Nhamatanda of Sofala province with thousa…

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This is #Beira, earlier today following the landfall of #CycloneEloise.

There is a lot of rain, which has led to flooding in Buzi and Beira. The full extent of the impact is still unknown. However, it is reported that the strength of the wind was not as high as anticipated.

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This year is about hope ❤
#COVID19

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Storm #Eloise made landfall in Mozambique. Initial indication suggests Buzi & Nhamatanda of Sofala province with thousands of hectares flooded. #RC teams on the ground doing assesments. South Africa & Zimbabwe predicted to be affected in coming hours. @IFRCAfrica

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Replying to @IFRCAfrica: We are worried about the safety of over 1 million people in high-risk areas. #CycloneEloise.

#Media contacts in #Mozambiqu

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We are worried about the safety of over 1 million people in high-risk areas. #CycloneEloise.

#Media contacts in #Mozambique:

✔️Wanderleia Noa, +258 82 639 1442
✔️Gorkhmaz Huseynov, +258 876810013

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