Topic: Disaster

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11 August 2023

Red Cross commits $20 million of the NZ Disaster Fund

Six months on from Cyclone Gabrielle, New Zealand Red Cross has committed more than $20 million of the $27 million New Zealand Disaster Fund. The Fund supports communities and people whose homes and livelihoods were damaged during the devastating weather events earlier this year.

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2 April 2023

New Zealand Red Cross’ international delegate reports on a visit to the earthquake zone in Türkiye

International delegate, Dallas Roy has made his first visit to south eastern Türkiye, in the area devastated by earthquakes two months ago. 

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27 March 2023

New Zealand Red Cross announces major contribution to Wairoa recovery effort

Over $1 million from the New Zealand Disaster Fund is being provided to people living in Wairoa to help them to recover from the damage caused by Cyclone Gabrielle.

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17 February 2023

New Zealand Red Cross international delegate heads to Türkiye

New Zealand Red Cross is sending its first international delegate to Türkiye to support the local humanitarian response to the devastation caused by two major earthquakes on 6 February.

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9 February 2022

New Zealand Red Cross says thanks a million for donating to support the people of Tonga

Well over a million dollars has been raised so far for the relief effort in Tonga and surrounding Pacific nations through New Zealand Red Cross’ Pacific Tsunami Appeal.

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4 February 2022

New Zealand Red Cross supporting emergency response on the West Coast

New Zealand Red Cross teams are on the ground in Westport and other centres on the West Coast assisting with welfare support and logistics, as residents face their second major flood in seven months.

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31 January 2022

New Zealand Red Cross mobilises Tonga relief effort

New Zealand Red Cross has packed the first relief supplies to be sent to Tonga tomorrow and is gathering four technical experts to support the ongoing response.

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17 January 2022

New Zealand Red Cross ready to respond to Tonga volcanic eruption and tsunami

New Zealand Red Cross is working with its regional network to respond to the impact of one of the largest volcanic eruptions and the Pacific has experienced in decades.

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26 October 2021

Be Good and Ready in an emergency

Being prepared for an emergency or disaster reduces our vulnerability to their impact and helps save lives.

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