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A tale of two migrants, finding their way under the looming cloud of Covid-19 in a world where they are considered ‘illegal’ – cut off from friends, family and basic social benefits.

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Red Cross Red Crescent magazine is a global, humanitarian affairs magazine that serves as a source of high-quality humanitarian analysis and reporting for the many components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Through a digital and innovative storytelling approach, its content addresses challenges and trends in the humanitarian sector, tells thought-provoking and moving stories that capture what happens in the field, amplifies the voices of the communities we serve and positions the magazine as a lead voice in the sector.

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Recipes for Resilience

Food brings us closer together. It connects us to our roots, to our family and our traditions. But climate change, economic upheaval, displacement or conflict are putting the nutrition and well-being of many communities at great risk. In this series we explore the foods we love, the people who cook them and the links between our favorite meals and the critical human challenges of our times.

Comfort after the storm

From ‘Hurricane Burgers’ to lobster wraps, Lovely Reckley serves traditional Bahamian comfort food with a twist as her restaurant helps a community recover from a deadly storm

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Through a series of online interviews with different experts from the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, Red Cross Red Crescent magazine dives deep to explore different angles in which Covid-19 is affecting some of the most vulnerable communities around the world. How would Ramadan change during lockdown? How to support people with disabilities during this health emergency? Join us in this Expert Sources series and find out more.
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