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Monday 18 November 2013


Sketching the Statutory Meetings

Margherita del Balzo's captivating and beautiful sketches and watercolour paintings of the Statutory Meetings 2013.


Building healthier prisons in Ireland

A dynamic Speakers’ Corner at the Humanitarian Village saw Donal Forde, Secretary General of Irish Red Cross outline a program which has transformed health and culture in Irish prisons. It …

Sunday 17 November 2013


Samoa Red Cross tells touching tale

The story of Peati Malaki Iupeli, the only person in Samoa to publicly disclose her HIV status, was brought to life at The Humanitarian Village on Friday in an emotional …


Sixteen years of singing for Red Cross

‘From little things, big things grow,” says Elaine Ladyga, 76, about the lively Red Cross choir group in New South Wales. Back in 1997, Elaine, a dedicated volunteer in Vincentia, …

Friday 15 November 2013


Health Care in Danger: Raising awareness

A burned ambulance, peppered with dozens of bullet holes and doors ripped off in an explosion is a shocking sight in the middle of sunny and peaceful Darling Harbour in …


A friendly call from the Humanitarian Village

Red Cross volunteers including Zalak Shah (pictured) are making their daily calls to isolated elderly people each day from the Humanitarian Village in Sydney. It’s part of Red Cross’ service …

Thursday 14 November 2013


How do you build a Red Cross society from the grass roots up?

A lively discussion took place at the Humanitarian Village Speakers Corner today where Red Cross leaders from Zimbabwe and Liberia shared how they transformed their Red Cross societies out of …

Tuesday 12 November 2013


Want to leave your mark for world peace?

You can do that and much more at the Humanitarian Village. Over 40 exhibits from around the world, an inspiring photo exhibition and informative panel discussions, the village is a …

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