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What can I do to prevent racism?

Leena Koskela / Suomen Punainen Risti

The Finnish Red Cross has published new websites in Finnish and Swedish. New website in English will be published in 2021.

Marjaana Malkamäki

According to the Finnish Red Cross’ survey, the majority of food aid customers feel they cannot survive without the service. The need for food aid has increased during the coronavirus pandemic. People should not be forced to rely on charity to receive help.

Sudanin Punainen Puolikuu

Taistelut ovat kiihtyneet pohjoisessa Etiopiassa. Punainen Risti toimittaa avustustarvikkeita ja varautuu auttamaan yli 11 000 ihmistä pohjoisen Etiopian Tigrayssa ja Amharassa.


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Finnish Red Cross and the Norwegian Red Cross opened a coronavirus treatment centre, providing free care to all, in the Yemeni city of Aden on 20 September in collaboration with the Yemen Red Crescent Society. The new centre helps prepare for a second wave of the virus in the country. Yemen is suffering from the severest humanitarian crisis in the world right now, and less than half of the country’s healthcare services are operating.

Anwar Amro/AFP / LK

Finland will support the operation of the Red Cross’s international committee (ICRC) in Lebanon by one million euros. The operation strives to support the local hospitals and offer aid to the injured, for example.

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Kauppapuistikko 26, 65100, VAASA
Otavalankatu 12 A, 33100, Tampere
8. - 16.11.2021
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First-aid courses

28.10.2021 to 29.10.2021
Sulkumiehentie 6, 17200, VÄÄKSY
Vapaudenkatu 8 A 4 (2.krs), 15110, Lahti
Otavalankatu 12 A, 33100, Tampere
2. - 3.11.2021
Otavalankatu 12 A, 33100, Tampere
Otavalankatu 12 A, 33100, Tampere