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desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers

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Our thoughts go out to all those affected and we urge people to give to our emergency appeal to support Red Cross staff and volunteers to respond.
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Kenya Red Cross staff assist a woman after she viewed the body of a relative killed in Thursday's attack
Kenya Red Cross staff help a woman after she viewed the body of a <B relative killed in Thursday's attack on a university, at Chiromo funeral home, Nairobi, Kenya, yesterday
Kenya Red Cross staff help a woman after she viewed |the body of a relative killed in Thursday's attack
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The Red Cross staff, who wore protective gear made up of breathing masks and gloves, first created a cordon around the migrants and took their temperatures.
Abi Hanna said that Red Cross staff would be on hand at the airport to help respond to suspected cases of Ebola and would have the equipment prepared for use.
At least seven members of a delegation including Red Cross staff were
The five Red Cross staff were kidnapped on Thursday," Najib Danish, deputy spokesman at the interior ministry, told AFP.
Syrian state media said gunmen had opened fire on Red Cross staff travelling on the road between Sarmin and Saraqeb in Idlib province.
NORTHBRIDGE - Caroline Oswitt of Northbridge dropped by the Red Cross of Central Massachusetts offices in Worcester June 24 and brightened the day for the Red Cross staff with her compassion and concern for people in Oklahoma following the recent spring storms.
As a member of the committee, Canterbury will work with Red Cross staff to develop and implement fundraising plans to achieve the chapter's philanthropic goals to ensure that the chapter has an appropriate level of fiscal resources to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Khalil was a trusted and very experienced Red Cross staff member who significantly contributed to the humanitarian cause," The Telegraph quoted Daccord, as saying.
A Four Seasons spokeswoman said: "Far from thousands of workers moving from weekly to monthly pay, the facts are that the overwhelming majority of former Southern Cross staff are already paid monthly and will receive their pay either a few days earlier or a few days later in the month.