The ICRC in Mali
Facts and Figures
In July 2013, the ICRC carried out the following activities:
Worked with the Mali Red Cross to distribute over 11,000 tonnes of food, seed and animal feed to more than 92,000 people in the Gao, Mopti and Timbuktu areas.
Launched a vast campaign to vaccinate and treat almost a million head of livestock in the Mopti, Gao and Kidal areas.
Maintained its support for Gao Hospital, where 2,200 outpatients were seen by the medical staff, 240 inpatients were admitted, 27 operations were performed and 95 babies were delivered.
Water and electricity
Made clean water and electricity available to more than 120,000 inhabitants of Gao, Timbuktu and Kidal by providing 216,000 litres of fuel.
Continued to visit 16 places of detention holding more than 3,000 detainees, including more than 400 people detained in connection with the armed conflict.
International humanitarian law
Held sessions to raise awareness of international humanitarian law among more than 800 Malian military personnel.
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