Topic: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

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  • Ferocity of mall attack stuns Kenyans (+video)

    Islamist terrorists were still holding dozens of hostages Sunday in Nairobi's upscale Westgate mall. The attack is the worst Kenya has confronted since 1998.

  • Al Shabaab claims responsibility for Kenya mall attack

    Al Shabaab, an Islamist militant group in Somalia, claimed it had carried out the attack that killed at least 30 people at a Nairobi mall. A US official says Americans were also injured in the attack.

  • Plenty of money for weapons in Syria, little for refugees

    Oxfam reports that many countries are far short of their expected humanitarian contributions for Syria, with Russia and Qatar providing only 3 percent.

  • Loveland flooding eases as Colorado rescue efforts continue

    Loveland flooding: Colorado counties reported some 1,500 homes have been destroyed and about 17,500 damaged by flooding. Rescuers are reaching more pockets of stranded residents in Loveland and other Colorado cities.

  • Koreas will hold talks on reuniting families separated by war

    North Korea has agreed to a proposal by South Korea and the Red Cross to discuss resuming a family reunion program halted in 2010. North Korea also proposed talks on resuming joint tours of Diamond Mountain, which were a source of revenue for the isolated country.

  • New York building collapse follows explosion, injures 12

    New York building collapse: Several insect pesticide canisters, so-called 'bug bombs,' were found in an apartment inside the Chinatown location. Four firefighters were among the injured in the New York building collapse.

  • Manitou Springs mudslide closes road in Coloroado

    Manitou Springs mudslide: A four-mile stretch of US 24 in Colorado was closed Wednesday afternoon after a thunderstorm sent rocks, mud, debris, and running water rushing down part of a canyon. No injuries have been immediately reported from the Manitou Springs mudslide.

  • South Fork fire forces town to evacuate

    South Fork fire threatens to engulf the Colorado tourist town as officials evacuate 400 residents and visitors. In South Fork, fire crews are working to save cabins and homes from the approaching blaze. 

  • Top 5 weather apps

    Rain, shine, snow, or sleet, our top 5 weather apps can help you make the most of whatever weather you’re up against.

  • Opinion Dear friends in Oklahoma: Hope will find you

    In Alabama, we have an idea of what you are going through in the Oklahoma community of Moore. We continue to recover from the tornado that destroyed much of our city, Tuscaloosa, in 2011. If there's one thing we learned, it's that hope will find you, even when you can't find it.