The ICRC in Mali
Facts and Figures
Between August and September 2013, the ICRC and the Mali Red Cross continued their humanitarian work in northern Mali.
Food and basic necessities
Distributed 1,066 tonnes of food to over 55,000 people, either directly or via the Mali Red Cross.
Distributed almost 3,000 sets of household basics to 17,000 displaced persons, returnees and victims of flood or violence.
Vaccination and treatment of livestock
Vaccinated and treated over 1.3 million animals against local diseases, maintaining the livelihoods of over 160,000 people.
Supported 7 community health centres in northern Mali, plus Gao Hospital and the reference medical centre at Kidal.
Water and electricity
Supplied 78,800 litres of fuel for hospital generators and for power stations in Gao and Timbuktu.
Monitored the conditions of arrest and detention of people held in connection with the conflict, through regular visits to 10 places of detention.
Facilitated 325 phone calls and the exchange of 110 Red Cross messages between people separated by the armed conflict.
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