Topic: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Haiti relief efforts to relocate mostly homeless people away from flood-prone areas before the rainy season are in full swing, but confusion is hampering the process.
04/20/2010 01:25 pm
The official death toll from 6.9-magnitude earthquake in China rose above 1,100 Friday. Thousands of Tibetan Buddhist monks joined Chinese soldiers to distribute food and clothes in the devastated town of Jiegu.
04/16/2010 02:24 pm
A new Haiti relief effort will see a camp set up 12 miles outside Port-au-Prince to provide shelter for some 5,000 quake refugees before the upcoming rainy season. The Corail Cesselesse camp is the first major housing effort since the Jan. 12 earthquake. It's dry, but far from the city, schools, supplies, and jobs.
04/15/2010 07:38 pm
The death toll in China's earthquake topped 600 on Thursday, as rescue teams pulled 1,000 survivors from the rubble but struggled with the high altitude and lack of heavy equipment.
04/15/2010 11:06 am
A Christian Science perspective.
04/15/2010 10:35 am
Gallery Celebrities giving to Haiti
Safety officials may not have built arks, but emergency response workers in Rhode Island and across the Northeast made extraordinary efforts to protect residents as historic floods swept the region.
03/31/2010 08:52 pm
A new Twilight book and a redesigned look for Harry Potter should spell good news for book sales.
03/31/2010 12:18 pm
After 12 years as a hostage, Sgt. Pablo Emilio Moncayo was released by FARC rebels in Colombia today. Could this be the next step in releasing all remaining FARC hostages in Colombia?
03/30/2010 07:05 pm
FARC rebels released a Colombian soldier on Sunday after nearly a year in captivity. The group is planning to release another Colombian in the coming week.
03/28/2010 05:33 pm