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Hellenic Red Cross Expelled From World Federation

The Hellenic Red Cross (HRC) was expelled from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) after the latter said the Greek chapter failed to fulfill commitments required to restore its credibility. IFRC requested months ago that...

Stop Migrant Suffering in Greece; List of Top Humanitarian Organizations

Below, you can find all the useful links and contact information of some of the humanitarian organizations struggling to cope with migrant suffering in Greece on a daily basis. Don't waste any more time, join one of the teams and offer your...

700 Immigrants of M/V 'Baris' Safe in Crete [Video]

The 700 immigrants traveling on board the Kiribati-flagged cargo ship M/V "Baris" have finally been towed by Hellenic Navy frigate "Hydra" to safety at the port of Ierapetra, Crete, after three days floating adrift, while medical examinations found them Ebola-free, in relief...

Dunant and Onassis Hospitals in Greece May Be Closing

According to the Minister of Heath, Adonis Georgiadis, the Greek government will probably stop striving for the salvation of the  Hellenic Red Cross (HRC) and the “Henry Dunant” hospital.  Georgiadis referred to the District Court ruling to reject the appointment of...

Vegetables Donated to Poor Families in Athens

More than five tons of vegetables will be taken from the city of Ierapetra in southeast Crete to Athens to be donated to poor families, part of an initiative of the local branch of the Hellenic Red Cross,  the...