Red Cross launches emergency appeal for flooding

Red Cross launches emergency appeal for flooding Red Cross launches emergency appeal for flooding

Extremely heavy rain has caused flooding across wide areas of New Zealand, affecting the lives and livelihoods of thousands of people. Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal to further help the people hardest hit. Read more

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