The ICRC regional delegation in Dakar
Facts and Figures
- Clashes continue between government forces and the Mouvement des forces démocratiques de la Casamance (MFDC) in Senegal's southern region of Casamance.
- Active in Casamance since 2004, the ICRC focuses on delivering emergency assistance to the population, and repairing health facilities and water-supply systems.
- The ICRC opened a regional delegation in Dakar in 1989 and an office in Guinea-Bissau in 1998.
- The ICRC has 134 staff in the countries covered by the Dakar regional delegation.
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