Articles tagged 'red cross'

Macheso savours work with Red Cross 6 December 2018 HARARE - Brand endorsement deals have become a common phenomenon in recent years with most public personalities enjoying the perks and pomp that comes with such engagements. However, some have little to show for these much-publicised endorsements which are sometimes accepted for show and a “fe...
Red Cross deploys volunteers 14 September 2018 HARARE - Red Cross has deployed volunteers to support communities affected by the cholera outbreak which has so far claimed 25 lives. There are fears that the outbreak might spread across the country as it started in an urban area with high density and high population mobility. Sporadic cas...
Red Cross rescues farm workers 30 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS) this week responded to a fire disaster which left 25 families homeless and destitute at Stapleford Farm, 2km along the Chinhoyi highway. The Red Cross response follows a call by the department of Civil Protection (CPU) for disaster relief. The humanit...
Red Cross marks World First Aid Day 10 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS) yesterday marked World First Aid Day with a well-attended event at Allan Wilson High School in Harare. Running under the theme “First Aid and Domestic Accidents” the commemorations which also had a first aid competition drew over 20 teams from mining,...
37 years no toilets, clean water 31 July 2017 SIAKOBVU - Fairly abundant vegetation in Siakobvu area in Kariba — about 500km north-west of Harare deep in Mashonaland West province — does not only serve as wind break or source of cheap fuel in this part of the country but also as ‘‘ablution facilities’’ to villagers. This has seen the area...
Red Cross transforms dry Muzarabani 19 April 2017 MUZARABANI - About 300km from Harare into Mashonaland Central Province lies a dry and remote area called Muzarabani where people somehow manage to scratch a living despite both natural and man-made disasters including extreme whether temperatures. The area falls under the natural farming regio...
Red Cross intervenes as floods affect livelihoods 7 March 2017 HARARE - Most rural families in Midlands, Masvingo and Matabeleland provinces have had their livelihoods seriously affected as they lost their goats, chicken and cattle due to heavy incessant rains induced by the Tropical depression Dineo. The ground is now saturated and can no longer absorb m...
Red Cross moves in with flood disaster relief 11 January 2015 HARARE - Preliminary distribution of relief materials for flood victims caused by the recent heavy rains has now started in Mashonaland West and Mashonaland Central, the Red Cross has said. Takemore Mazuruse, the Red Cross spokesperson, said relief materials being distributed include tarpaulin...
Red Cross gives Gwanda emergency aid 10 January 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS), has begun distributing food aid to drought ravaged Gwanda, according to the aid group’s spokesperson, a sign the economic crisis in Zimbabwe is having an alarming effect on poverty.  Zecheaus Nemadire, ZRCS’s assistant marketing and public relations ...