Australians shelter from Japanese snipers in Borneo, 1945.
Australian War Memorial collection/Flickr
There are about 59,000 cards in archival boxes from the Red Cross's WW2 enquiry service. While their language is impersonal, the golden rule was to provide solace to soldiers' families, and fast.
Syrian doctors treat a child following a suspected chemical attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria.
Edlib Media Center, via AP, File
Will recent photos of chemical attack victims in Syria provoke a short-term emotional reaction or a sustained humanitarian campaign?
A medium-sized Australian charity will share more of its donors with the Salvation Army or the Red Cross than with Parkinson’s Australia.
Charities, like all brands, are in a constant battle for attention – and they must win eyeballs more than hearts.
There appears to be a fundamental mismatch between politicians and clinicians views of the crisis, so here are the facts.
These packs have already been deployed to villages in Zambia.
A project that aims to change the fate of accident victims in developing countries.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent assisted families in Homs, Syria in September.
The humanitarian crisis in the Middle East is getting worse by the day. A survey of aid workers provides a glimpse into life on the ground, and clues to why the humanitarian sector is ailing.
Sicily 1943: whose blood was this US soldier getting?
In December 1941, a few days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and America’s entry into World War II, a Detroit mother named Sylvia Tucker visited her local Red Cross donor center to give blood. Having…
The first world war and the Australian Red Cross tracing service share close centenaries.
Australian Red Cross, 1919.
Since 1915, the Australian Red Cross International Tracing Service has worked to reconnect families from around the world who have been separated by war, armed conflict, disaster and migration. Some of…
“Prevent loss” is better way to get volunteers than “provide benefits”. Researchers found that the Red Cross gained more…