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Assam DREF Operation 2016
The 2016 Assam floods were caused by heavy rains in July 2016. The flooding affected 1.8 million people. As of 1 August 2016, 28 people had died, according to a report of the State Disaster Management Authority. The state of Assam faced around 60% more rains than it received in July. More»
12.09.2016 - New Delhi, India
India Floods Update
Following alarming drought earlier this year, India is now facing above average monsoon rainfall across three quarters of the country. More»

04.08.2016 - New Delhi, India
India Floods Update
The flood situation in the country, especially the badly affected states of Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand was reviewed at the IRCS Nhq. Dr Veer Bhushan, Acting Secretary General, chaired the meeting. More»

IRCS sustained relief efforts as fresh tremors hit Nepal
As four more tremors hit Nepal on Sunday, 10th May, 2015, triggering panic among the severely hit victims, IRCS keeps up sustained relief efforts for Nepal victims.
IRCS Steps up relief as scale of needs starts to get clearer
As the Nepal Army Chief fears that the toll from the Earthquake devastation could reach up to 15,000, and millions affected, the Indian Red Cross Society is upscaling its support to the Nepal Red Cross.
IRCS mobilizes more relief for Nepal
As the toll of those having lost their lives in the Nepal Earthquake reaches to more than 6000 with millions affected severely, the Indian Red Cross Society has been keeping a close watch on the scenario as it has been unfolding.

Nepal in Crisis
It was a lazy Saturday morning on the 25th of April 2015, when life in Nepal was brought to a screeching halt by an Earthquake measuring 7.9 intensity on the Richter scale. After about 10 minutes there was another tremor that shook life out of the nation. People were caught unawares. More»

Jammu & Kashmir Floods-In pictures
Jammu & Kashmir Floods-In pictures
A Heartening Partnership:
Indian Red Cross Society - Vodafone
As William Clay Ford Jr. Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company puts it, “Creating a strong business and building a better world are not conflicting goals – they are both essential ingredients for long-term success”. Indeed true, for alleviation of suffering from the world also rests upon responsible corporates. More»

Scaling up its Water Sanitation measures: IRCS providing water in flood affected Odisha
12.11.2013 - New Delhi, India

As rains continue to victimize the people of Odisha, the Indian Red Cross Society has scaled up its relief measures. A total of 6 water sanitation units have been mobilized to supply clean water to the affected residents, of which 4 units have the capacity of providing 2000 litres of potable water per hour and 2 units have the capacity of providing 80 litres of water per hour. More»

IRCS Multi- purpose Cyclone shelters providing a strong roof for lakhs in Odisha
12.11.2013 - New Delhi, India

The IRCS multipurpose cyclone shelter committee at Gokharkuda & Khurantuha was adjudged as the best Shelter Maintenance and Management Committee at a state level exhibition on the occasion of observance of the state Disaster Preparedness Day in Odisha on the 29th of October, 2013. More»
Dealing with Floods in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin: Indian Red Cross Plan of Action.
21.10.2013 - New Delhii
As the wrath of the initial cyclonic winds and waves subsides, the new challenge facing the population of Odisha is massive flooding. The Indian Red Cross team that visited villages of Bedhakandola, Bandhanmuna and Tainla found that access to these areas is now only by boat, which are very few in number.
Indian Red Cross sailing the last mile to reach flood-affected people.
21.10.2013 - New Delhii
As the flood situation after cyclone Phailin worsened, volunteers showed up at the Odisha state branch of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) in Bhubaneshwar, to lend a hand to pack relief packages.
Cyclone Phailin: Indian Red Cross providing Relief to the displaced.
It was the fateful evening of 12th October, 2013 when winds gushing upto a speed of 220 kmph raked up Cyclone Phailin and hit the coastal areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. The devastation could have been massive but for the Indian Meteorological departments early and sound predictions which prompted the Indian government to evacuate nearly 90,00,000 people.
17.10.2013 - New Delhii
The Most Vulnerable Squeezed in Twin Calamity in India
17.10.2013 - New Delhii
At first, it seems as if the story on cyclone Phailin is over. Up to one million people evacuated, and thousands of lives saved. However, in the trails of the cyclone, destruction and despair linger on.
Uttarakhand floods – An update
03.08.2013 - New Delhii
The relief effort in Uttarakhand is being coordinated by the Uttarakhand State Red Cross having its headquarters at Dehradun. The Indian Red Cross Society, National Headquarters (IRCS, NHQ) is in constant touch with its state branch and monitoring the ongoing relief activities on regular basis. More»
Red Cross blankets save lives across northern India
16.01.2012 - New Delhi, India
Exceptionally cold conditions have swept across northern India over the last three weeks, taking the lives of hundreds of people, and causing suffering to thousands more. The cold wave is one of the most severe to hit India in decades, with Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana among those worst affected. More»
Assam floods 2012
Following heavy monsoon rainfall, on 26 June 2012, flooding commenced across many districts in Assam which is situated in the northeast of India. Over the past two weeks, 124 people have lost their lives due to these floods including a large number of children. More»
Indian Red Cross Society reaches out for the Tsunami Victims
An Earthquake measuring magnitude 9.0(revised from 8.9) hit Japan on 11th March 2011. The earthquake caused extensive human casualty as well as infrastructure damage in many areas. To provide aid to  the Tsunami victims in Japan, the Indian Red Cross Society (NHQ) received donation from local donors which the National Headquarters had forwaded to the Japanese Red Cross on 17th October 2011.More»
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