MEDENINE, March 31, 2011 (TAP) - A convoy of aid sent by the Italian Red Cross
for the benefit of foreigners fleeing the uprising in Libya arrived on Wednesday in Zarzis.
recently spent 17 days participating in Joint combined humanitarian aid/ disaster relief training organized by the Corpo Militare della Croce Rossa Italian (CRIMIL) or the Military Corps of the Italian Red Cross
At dawn Wednesday a third flight organised by the Italian Red Cross
will leave Milan loaded with tents, a field kitchen with a capacity to produce 1,500 meals a day, food, water purifiers and equipment to build a camp.
Manila: An Italian Red Cross
worker who was released by bandits in the southern Philippines last Sunday, returned to his hometown.
An Italian Red Cross
worker held hostage for nearly six months by bandits on the southern Philippine island of Jolo has been released, the military said Sunday.
An Italian Red Cross
worker has been reunited with his family after being held captive for nearly six months by separatists in the southern Philippines.
Summary: Two soldiers and six members of an Islamic militant group holding an Italian Red Cross
hostage were killed in heavy fighting in the southern Philippines on Thursday, the military said.
Police said separate factions of the Abu Sayyaf are also holding a lending firm collector, Leah Patris, a Sri Lankan peace activist, Umar Jaleel, and an Italian Red Cross
worker Eugenio Vagni who was seized in January in Sulu province.
But Francesco Rocca of the Italian Red Cross
said: "The biggest problem will arrive at night as there are thousands and thousands of people we have to host in tents and hotels.
The author, Anna Prouse, volunteered to work in Iraq as a member of the Italian Red Cross
She relates the events of her stay in Baghdad, supplying the reader with essential background information as she moved from helping in the Italian Red Cross
Field Hospital to assisting in the Iraqi Ministry of Health.
In November 1951, Italian Red Cross
Hospital 68 arrived in Korea, with a complement of seven doctors, six nurses, a chaplain and 50 non-commissioned ranks.