• Gandafabou, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. With the assistance of the ICRC, the Burkinabé Red Cross Society distributes blankets, plastic sheeting, cooking utensils, soap and buckets to over 2,400 Malian refugees in the village of Gandafabou.
    • Gandafabou, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. With the assistance of the ICRC, the Burkinabé Red Cross Society distributes blankets, plastic sheeting, cooking utensils, soap and buckets to over 2,400 Malian refugees in the village of Gandafabou.
      © ICRC / C. Bosson / v-p-bf-e-00034
  • Gandafabou, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. Malian refugees receive blankets, plastic sheeting and other essential supplies from the Burkinabé Red Cross Society and the ICRC.
    • Gandafabou, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. Malian refugees receive blankets, plastic sheeting and other essential supplies from the Burkinabé Red Cross Society and the ICRC.
      © ICRC / C. Bosson
  • Férério, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. Malian refugee children leave a distribution site.

    In all, over 6,500 Malians in the village of Férério received essential household items from the Burkinabé Red Cross Society and the ICRC. The average family has more than six children.

  • Dibissi, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. The Burkinabé Red Cross Society, supported by the ICRC, prepares to distribute blankets, plastic sheeting, kitchen utensils, soap and buckets to over 1,500 Malian refugees.
  • Gandafabou, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. Neat rows of buckets await distribution to over 2,400 Malian refugees.
  • Gorum-Gorum, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. Staff unload trucks that have just arrived from Côte d'Ivoire loaded with essential household items for Malian refugees in northern Burkina Faso.
  • Between Gorum Gorum and Gandafabou, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. The roads are difficult, and it is easy to get stuck in the sand!
  • Dibissi, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. Malian refugees shelter under an improvised canopy.

    This family arrived in Dibissi after fleeing the fighting in Mali. They have put up an improvised shelter to protect themselves from the sun. As time goes on, they will improve it using whatever materials are available.

  • Gountouré Gnegne, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. Over 3,000 people have fled to Gountouré Gnegné in northern Burkina Faso, seeking refuge from the violence in Mali.
  • Gountouré Gnegne, Oudalan Province, Burkina Faso. This girl from Mali has just arrived, after fleeing the fighting in her native country.

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