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Red Cross activates disaster emergency relief fund

The Zimbabwe Red Cross Society has activated its disaster emergency relief fund totaling US$50 000 to help about 2000 families across the country whose houses were destroyed by the heavy rains. The Zimbabwe Red Cross Society is also involved in the construction of footbridges in Nyamimyami across streams whose bridges were washed away by floods

Red Cross partners ZITF

Zimbabwe Red Cross Society action team provides first-aid services to a casualty at the Independence Day Celebrations held at the National Sports Stadium recently The humanitarian player deployed first aid action teams who were manning ZITF grounds and the main arena, responding to casualties. Those in need of assistance got closer attention at the Red

Red Cross comes to fishermen’s rescue

Fishing is a legendary hazardous occupation, particularly among artisanal fishermen where fatalities have been high over the years. The dangers fishermen face include extreme weather, drowning and animals. By Moses Mugugunyeki recently in Kariba Compounding the problem in many countries, Zimbabwe included, regulations concerning safety of fishermen are only applied to big companies while artisanal

Red Cross Society responds to drought

THE Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS) has come to the aid of drought stricken villagers across Zimbabwe with vulnerable families in Gwanda rural and Lower Gweru set to benefit from a water and sanitation intervention while villagers in Binga will benefit from a cash transfer programme. This is part of the organisation’s overall response to

Red Cross waters Binga district

THE Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS) has constructed a 16km-long water pipeline to draw water from the Zambezi River to Siyachilaba area, Binga, in Matabeleland North province to address the area’s perennial water shortages. By NQOBANI NDLOVU The programme, which also included construction of 634 toilets and drilling of 41 boreholes, was carried out under