en <![CDATA[Africa | International Committee of the Red Cross]]> https://www.icrc.org/en https://www.icrc.org/sites/default/themes/icrc_theme/images/en/icon-128.png <![CDATA[International Committee of the Red Cross]]> https://www.icrc.org/en https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-abducted-child-reunited-south-sudan-family https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-abducted-child-reunited-south-sudan-family Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: Cries of joy after abducted child reunites with parents]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-urgent-medical-supplies-reach-hospitals-bomb-blast-victims https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-urgent-medical-supplies-reach-hospitals-bomb-blast-victims Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Somalia: Urgent medical supplies reach hospitals for bomb blast victims]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-adamawa-conflict-displaced-millions-death-food-insecurity https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-adamawa-conflict-displaced-millions-death-food-insecurity Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Nigeria: “Life will never be as it used to be before”]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopian-student-wins-international-humanitarian-law-essay-competition https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopian-student-wins-international-humanitarian-law-essay-competition Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Ethiopian student wins international humanitarian law essay competition]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-protection-and-assistance-internally-displaced-persons https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-protection-and-assistance-internally-displaced-persons Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Kenya: Protection and assistance for internally displaced persons]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-srcs-volunteers-among-casualties-attack-mogadishu https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-srcs-volunteers-among-casualties-attack-mogadishu Sun, 15 Oct 2017 09:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Somalia: SRCS volunteers among the casualties of attack in Mogadishu]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-food-urgent-needs-family-detainees-physical-rehabilitation-2017 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-food-urgent-needs-family-detainees-physical-rehabilitation-2017 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Responding to the most urgent needs in 2017]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/rwanda-burundian-refugees-reconnect-phone-family-money https://www.icrc.org/en/document/rwanda-burundian-refugees-reconnect-phone-family-money Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Rwanda: Helping Burundian refugees reconnect with their families]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/drc-millions-displaced-and-risk-stark-rise-violence https://www.icrc.org/en/document/drc-millions-displaced-and-risk-stark-rise-violence Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[DRC: Millions displaced and at risk from stark rise in violence ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/dr-congo-new-violence-leads-even-more-displacement-0 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/dr-congo-new-violence-leads-even-more-displacement-0 Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[In Democratic Republic of the Congo, new violence leads to even more displacement]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-theatre-save-lives-health-care-workers-clinic-hospital https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-theatre-save-lives-health-care-workers-clinic-hospital Thu, 05 Oct 2017 11:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Using theatre to save lives in South Sudan]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-fishing-boat-engines-freezers-gallery-fisherwoman-lobster https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-fishing-boat-engines-freezers-gallery-fisherwoman-lobster Mon, 02 Oct 2017 12:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Somalia: Fishing in an old "pirate" town]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-fishing-trade-food-boat-engine-freezers-fish https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-fishing-trade-food-boat-engine-freezers-fish Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Somalia: Fishing trade sees boost from boat engines, freezers]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-disability-rumbek-injury-wounded-people-weapons https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-disability-rumbek-injury-wounded-people-weapons Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Helping to improve the lives of people with disabilities]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/democratic-republic-congo-plight-families-fleeing-violence-kasai https://www.icrc.org/en/document/democratic-republic-congo-plight-families-fleeing-violence-kasai Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Democratic Republic of the Congo: the plight of families fleeing the violence in Kasai]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-truck-driver-shot-killed-health-care https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-truck-driver-shot-killed-health-care Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[“Everybody loved Kennedy”: Friends remember the truck driver killed in South Sudan]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/humanitarian-situation-deteriorating-south-sudan https://www.icrc.org/en/document/humanitarian-situation-deteriorating-south-sudan Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Humanitarian situation is rapidly deteriorating in South Sudan: ICRC statement to UN General Assembly High Level Event]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-statement-united-nations-general-assembly-humanitarian-situation-south-sudan https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-statement-united-nations-general-assembly-humanitarian-situation-south-sudan Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[ICRC Statement to the United Nations General Assembly on humanitarian situation in South Sudan]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-president-welcomes-historic-step-prohibit-nuclear-weapons https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-president-welcomes-historic-step-prohibit-nuclear-weapons Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[ICRC President welcomes historic step to prohibit nuclear weapons ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-detainees-resources-families-violence-food-insecurity https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-detainees-resources-families-violence-food-insecurity Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Detainees lose vital support as families flee violence and food insecurity ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/democratic-republic-congo-children-enduring-war-and-family-separation https://www.icrc.org/en/document/democratic-republic-congo-children-enduring-war-and-family-separation Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Democratic Republic of the Congo: Children enduring war and family separation]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/delivering-emergency-aid-people-affected-armed-conflict https://www.icrc.org/en/document/delivering-emergency-aid-people-affected-armed-conflict Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Delivering emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict in Nigeria]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/our-work-central-african-republic-between-january-and-june-2017 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/our-work-central-african-republic-between-january-and-june-2017 Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Our work in the Central African Republic between January and June 2017]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-icrc-condemns-killing-staff-member https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-icrc-condemns-killing-staff-member Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Sudan: ICRC condemns killing of staff member]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/joint-statement-republic-south-africa-and-international-committee-red-cross-occasion-17th https://www.icrc.org/en/document/joint-statement-republic-south-africa-and-international-committee-red-cross-occasion-17th Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Joint Statement by the Republic of South Africa and the International Committee of the Red Cross on the Occasion of the 17th Annual Regional Seminar on International Humanitarian Law]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/mali-ihl-library-arabic-given-universite-privee-du-sahel https://www.icrc.org/en/document/mali-ihl-library-arabic-given-universite-privee-du-sahel Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Mali: Arabic IHL library given to Université privée du Sahel]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/liberia-international-humanitarian-law-armed-forces-facts-2017 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/liberia-international-humanitarian-law-armed-forces-facts-2017 Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Strengthening international humanitarian law in Liberia]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/mozambique-police-study-international-rules-and-standards-policing https://www.icrc.org/en/document/mozambique-police-study-international-rules-and-standards-policing Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Mozambique: Police study international rules and standards on policing]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-health-care-danger-play-drama-theatre-protection https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-health-care-danger-play-drama-theatre-protection Thu, 31 Aug 2017 08:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[A street play draws attention to protection of health care workers in South Sudan]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/missing-in-uganda https://www.icrc.org/en/document/missing-in-uganda Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Missing in Uganda: Holding on to hope]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/libya-hospitals-suffering-shortages-public-infrastructure-collapsing https://www.icrc.org/en/document/libya-hospitals-suffering-shortages-public-infrastructure-collapsing Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Libya: Hospitals suffering from shortages; public infrastructure collapsing]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-health-care-danger-hospital-conflict-wau https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-health-care-danger-hospital-conflict-wau Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Angry man with gun in hand terrifies a hospital]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-number-hungry-displaced-staggering-levels-icrc-president-says-during-visit https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-number-hungry-displaced-staggering-levels-icrc-president-says-during-visit Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Number of hungry, displaced at staggering levels, ICRC president says during visit]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-health-mobile-red-crescent-health-drought-malnutrition-water https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-health-mobile-red-crescent-health-drought-malnutrition-water Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[On the road with Somalia’s Red Crescent mobile health clinics]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-food-assistance-internally-displaced-people-village https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-food-assistance-internally-displaced-people-village Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[18,000 people seek safety in a South Sudan village]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/malian-medical-practioners-trained-war-surgery https://www.icrc.org/en/document/malian-medical-practioners-trained-war-surgery Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Mali: Medical practitioners trained in war surgery]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/mali-despite-my-disability-i-remain-whole-person https://www.icrc.org/en/document/mali-despite-my-disability-i-remain-whole-person Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Mali: "Despite my disability, I remain a whole person…"]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/central-african-republic-international-red-cross-movement-strongly-condemns-killing-red https://www.icrc.org/en/document/central-african-republic-international-red-cross-movement-strongly-condemns-killing-red Wed, 09 Aug 2017 15:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Central African Republic: International Red Cross Movement strongly condemns killing of Red Cross volunteers]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-promoting-dignified-management-human-remains-during-peace-support-operations https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-promoting-dignified-management-human-remains-during-peace-support-operations Tue, 08 Aug 2017 19:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Zimbabwe: Promoting dignified management of human remains during peace support operations]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/our-work-drc-january-june-2017 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/our-work-drc-january-june-2017 Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Our work in the DRC: January-June 2017]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-health-malnutrition-drought-response-children-food https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-health-malnutrition-drought-response-children-food Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Mobile teams deliver health for Somalis “far, far away”]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/fourth-meeting-representatives-national-committees-international-humanitarian-law https://www.icrc.org/en/document/fourth-meeting-representatives-national-committees-international-humanitarian-law Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Fourth Meeting of Representatives of National Committees on International Humanitarian Law of Commonwealth States]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/restoring-family-links-refugees-living-tanzania https://www.icrc.org/en/document/restoring-family-links-refugees-living-tanzania Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Tanzania: How we've helped in 2016]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/hundreds-thousands-received-assistance-2016-kenya-tanzania-and-djibouti https://www.icrc.org/en/document/hundreds-thousands-received-assistance-2016-kenya-tanzania-and-djibouti Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Hundreds of thousands received assistance in 2016 in Kenya, Tanzania, and Djibouti]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/beyond-visible-scars-responding-mental-health-and-psychosocial-needs https://www.icrc.org/en/document/beyond-visible-scars-responding-mental-health-and-psychosocial-needs Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Beyond visible scars: Responding to mental health and psychosocial needs]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/uganda-south-sudan-refugees-family-reunite-conflict-help https://www.icrc.org/en/document/uganda-south-sudan-refugees-family-reunite-conflict-help Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Helping South Sudanese refugees in Uganda find their families]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-fighting-patients-hospital-evacuate-maiwut https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-fighting-patients-hospital-evacuate-maiwut Fri, 14 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[ICRC evacuates 22 patients as fighting continues in South Sudan]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/angola-improving-implementation-international-humanitarian-law https://www.icrc.org/en/document/angola-improving-implementation-international-humanitarian-law Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Angola: Improving implementation of international humanitarian law]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-cholera-facts-water-clean-health-2017 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-cholera-facts-water-clean-health-2017 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Clean water to stave off cholera in South Sudan]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-icrc-senior-police-staff-discuss-humanitarian-principles https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-icrc-senior-police-staff-discuss-humanitarian-principles Mon, 10 Jul 2017 06:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: ICRC, police commissioners held discussions on training provided to Ethiopian police]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-rokon-food-seeds-children-women-displaced https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-rokon-food-seeds-children-women-displaced Fri, 07 Jul 2017 08:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Food, seeds bring smiles to South Sudan’s children]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-africa-taking-forensics-beyond-lab-and-crime-scene https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-africa-taking-forensics-beyond-lab-and-crime-scene Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Africa: Taking forensics beyond the lab and the crime scene ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-red-cross-distributes-emergency-aid-35000-people https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-red-cross-distributes-emergency-aid-35000-people Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: Red Cross distributes emergency aid to 35,000 people]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/pushing-back-against-sexual-violence https://www.icrc.org/en/document/pushing-back-against-sexual-violence Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Pushing back against sexual violence]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-police-trained-first-aid-humanitarian-principles https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-police-trained-first-aid-humanitarian-principles Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: Police trained in first aid, humanitarian principles ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/republique-democratique-du-congo-les-deux-membres-de-la-croix-rouge-sont-libres https://www.icrc.org/en/document/republique-democratique-du-congo-les-deux-membres-de-la-croix-rouge-sont-libres Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Democratic Republic of the Congo: Two Red Cross members released]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/namibia-generating-respect-international-humanitarian-law https://www.icrc.org/en/document/namibia-generating-respect-international-humanitarian-law Wed, 14 Jun 2017 21:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Namibia: Generating respect for International Humanitarian Law]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-cash-assistance-putting-more-just-food-table https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-cash-assistance-putting-more-just-food-table Mon, 12 Jun 2017 06:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Kenya: Cash assistance is putting more than just food on the table]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/war-cities-role-humanitarian-actors-avoiding-and-minimizing-effects-vital-infrastructure https://www.icrc.org/en/document/war-cities-role-humanitarian-actors-avoiding-and-minimizing-effects-vital-infrastructure Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[War in Cities: the role of humanitarian actors in avoiding and minimizing effects on vital infrastructure and communities]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/sudan-ministry-interior-and-icrc-promote-international-humanitarian-law-and-international https://www.icrc.org/en/document/sudan-ministry-interior-and-icrc-promote-international-humanitarian-law-and-international Wed, 31 May 2017 10:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Sudan: The Ministry of Interior and ICRC promote international humanitarian law and international human rights law]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-big-influx-nutritional-feeding-centres-children https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-big-influx-nutritional-feeding-centres-children Thu, 18 May 2017 17:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Somalia: Big influx at nutritional feeding centres for children]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/creation-sub-regional-platform-ihl-indian-ocean-island-states https://www.icrc.org/en/document/creation-sub-regional-platform-ihl-indian-ocean-island-states Wed, 17 May 2017 11:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Creation of a sub-regional platform on IHL for Indian Ocean island states]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-2nd-national-ihl-moot-court-competition-conducted https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-2nd-national-ihl-moot-court-competition-conducted Tue, 16 May 2017 08:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: Second humanitarian law moot court competition held]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-food-cash-choice-drought-seeds-dignity-family https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-food-cash-choice-drought-seeds-dignity-family Mon, 15 May 2017 08:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[A crucial lifeline is restoring dignity for drought-affected families in Somalia]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-africa-improving-management-unidentified-bodies-2016 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-africa-improving-management-unidentified-bodies-2016 Fri, 12 May 2017 13:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Africa: Helping detained migrants and separated families to restore contact with their loved ones in 2016]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-aburoc-displaced-cholera-disease-water-food-shelter https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-aburoc-displaced-cholera-disease-water-food-shelter Wed, 10 May 2017 06:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Living under a tree, thousands need water, food, shelter]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-cash-donation-helps-family-fight-drought https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-cash-donation-helps-family-fight-drought Fri, 05 May 2017 15:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Kenya: Cash donation helps family fight drought]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-three-children-forced-run-war-reunited-family https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-three-children-forced-run-war-reunited-family Fri, 05 May 2017 12:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Nigeria: Three children forced to run from war reunited with family]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-responding-needs-people-affected-armed-conflict-2017 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-responding-needs-people-affected-armed-conflict-2017 Fri, 05 May 2017 08:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Nigeria: Responding to the needs of people affected by armed conflict in 2017]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-drought-red-cross-hay-cattle-deaths-food-survival https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-drought-red-cross-hay-cattle-deaths-food-survival Fri, 05 May 2017 06:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: Red Cross delivering hay to prevent cattle deaths]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-prison-inmates-receive-support https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-prison-inmates-receive-support Thu, 04 May 2017 13:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Zimbabwe: Maintaining dignity for thousands of prisoners in 2016]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-cash-grants-severe-drought-families-food-malnutrition https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-cash-grants-severe-drought-families-food-malnutrition Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Somalia: $100 cash grants will help 55,000 families overcome drought]]> Drought-stricken families in rural Somalia have been given a lifeline via $100 cash grants to see them through lean times brought on by severe drought.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/war-hunger-south-sudan-somalia-yemen-nigeria-conflict-food https://www.icrc.org/en/document/war-hunger-south-sudan-somalia-yemen-nigeria-conflict-food Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[War at the root of hunger]]> It is estimated that more than 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia are affected by the current humanitarian crisis. In a bid to fight malnutrition, drought, famine and starvation, ICRC has b]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-drought-emergency-response-2017 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-drought-emergency-response-2017 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Somalia drought emergency response in 2017]]> The ICRC and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) have assisted 760,000 people in 2017.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/madagascar-prisons-running-biogas https://www.icrc.org/en/document/madagascar-prisons-running-biogas Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Madagascar: Prisons running on biogas]]> Madagascar. En prison, le biogaz résoud les problèmes d'assainissement des sanitaires et d'alimentation en énergie pour la cuisson

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-parliamentarians-discuss-ihl-and-red-cross-activities https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-parliamentarians-discuss-ihl-and-red-cross-activities Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: Parliamentarians discuss IHL and Red Cross activities]]> Members of Parliament in Ethiopia discussed the fundamentals of IHL in Addis Ababa at a seminar organized jointly by the ICRC and the Ethiopian Red Cross Society.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-agriculture-food-insecurity-farmers-crops https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-agriculture-food-insecurity-farmers-crops Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Promoting agriculture to stave off food insecurity]]> The ICRC continues to help South Sudanese farmers resume their food production and rebuild resilience.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/cameroon-thousands-internally-displaced-persons-received-food-aid-2016 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/cameroon-thousands-internally-displaced-persons-received-food-aid-2016 Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Cameroon: ICRC distributes food to 200,000 internally displaced people]]> In 2016, the ICRC continued to assist the people of Cameroon with food aid, improved access to water, and health facilities.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-responding-drought-affecting-kenyan-coast https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-responding-drought-affecting-kenyan-coast Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Kenya: Responding to the drought affecting the Kenyan coast]]> In response to the drought in Kenya, the ICRC and Kenya Red Cross Society is delivering food and cash assistance to villages on the Kenyan coast.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-saving-lives-through-explosive-ordnance-disposal-practice https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-saving-lives-through-explosive-ordnance-disposal-practice Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: Saving lives through explosive ordnance disposal practice]]> The ICRC and Ethiopia National Defense Forces provided explosive ordnance disposal training at military facilities in Entoto and the Awash Military Areba Training Camp.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-south-sudan-boy-abducted-reunification-conflict-family https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-south-sudan-boy-abducted-reunification-conflict-family Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Across the border: Ethiopian boy reunited with family after four years in South Sudan]]> Luke's reunification with his family was the second successful family reunification conducted in Gambella.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-drought-threat-of-famine-food-malnourished-aid https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-drought-threat-of-famine-food-malnourished-aid Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Kenya: Drought pummels coastal villages, where salt water fills empty stomachs]]> The ICRC and Kenya Red Cross Society delivered food to villages in the coastal region in early April.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-hope-and-fear-stalk-equatorias https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-hope-and-fear-stalk-equatorias Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Hope and fear stalk the Equatorias ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/sudan-icrc-assisted-253-detainees-released-government https://www.icrc.org/en/document/sudan-icrc-assisted-253-detainees-released-government Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Sudan: ICRC assisted 253 detainees released by government]]> The ICRC has provided humanitarian assistance to 253 detainees released by the government of Sudan on 9 March.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-icrc-calls-african-states-honour-their-commitments-protect-idps https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-icrc-calls-african-states-honour-their-commitments-protect-idps Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Zimbabwe: ICRC calls on African states to honour their commitments to protect IDPs]]> More needs to be done by African states to address the root causes of displacement.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-drought-starvation-threat-of-famine-disaster-jordi-raich https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-drought-starvation-threat-of-famine-disaster-jordi-raich Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA["We must move quickly to avert disaster in Somalia"]]> The effects of the drought in Somalia have been devastating for families dependent on livestock and agriculture.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-africa-icrc-remembers-ahmed-kathrada https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-africa-icrc-remembers-ahmed-kathrada Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[South Africa: ICRC remembers Ahmed Kathrada]]> The ICRC is deeply saddened by the untimely death of Ahmed Kathrada early on Tuesday, 28 March.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/burundi-economic-security-female-heads-household https://www.icrc.org/en/document/burundi-economic-security-female-heads-household Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Burundi : economic security for female heads of household]]> In the year 2016, we developed an economic security program in Bujumbura for the first time. In a pilot project, approximately 300 women heads of households in precarious situations were assisted to develop small economic projects.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-mental-health-patients-benefit-improved-living-conditions https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-mental-health-patients-benefit-improved-living-conditions Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Zimbabwe: Mental health patients benefit from improved living conditions]]> More than 300 mental health patients are benefiting from refurbished facilities in Zimbabwe.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-supporting-social-inclusion-persons-disabilities https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-supporting-social-inclusion-persons-disabilities Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: Supporting social inclusion for persons with disabilities]]> The ICRC donated 60 wheelchairs, along with spare parts at a ceremony held in Addis Ababa in March.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-gripped-drought-14000-kilifi-residents-get-e-water-access https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kenya-gripped-drought-14000-kilifi-residents-get-e-water-access Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Kenya: Gripped by drought, 14,000 Kilifi residents get ‘e-water’ access]]> The ICRC and the Kenya Red Cross Society recently commissioned a joint project to improve accessibility of water to people in Kilifi.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/clean-drinking-water-vital-lifeline-people-south-sudan https://www.icrc.org/en/document/clean-drinking-water-vital-lifeline-people-south-sudan Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Clean drinking water, a vital lifeline for the people of South Sudan]]> The ICRC installed an emergency water treatment plant in Lologo to strengthen the water distribution network and counter outbreaks of water-borne diseases.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/massive-scaling-urgently-needed-tackle-hunger-crisis-says-icrcs-director-operations https://www.icrc.org/en/document/massive-scaling-urgently-needed-tackle-hunger-crisis-says-icrcs-director-operations Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[“Massive scaling up urgently needed to tackle hunger crisis” says ICRC’s Director of Operations]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-water-extra-precious-resource-during-severe-drought https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-water-extra-precious-resource-during-severe-drought Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Somalia: Water, an extra-precious resource during severe drought]]> Water is precious everywhere, but there are few places on Earth where water is as precious as in Somalia right now.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-clinic-war-surgery-save-limbs-and-lives https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-clinic-war-surgery-save-limbs-and-lives Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[In South Sudan, a remote clinic works to save limbs and lives]]> Nyakosti looks terrified. The 15-year-old knows the surgical team may amputate her leg.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-africa-nuclear-weapons-disarm-safety-citizens https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-africa-nuclear-weapons-disarm-safety-citizens Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[South Africa: Is this the beginning of the end for nuclear weapons?]]> Momentum is building to creating a binding international agreement that will prohibit the use of nuclear weapons.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/eritrea-father-finds-his-lost-son-after-18-years https://www.icrc.org/en/document/eritrea-father-finds-his-lost-son-after-18-years Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Eritrea: 18 years later, father finds lost son]]> The ICRC team that tracks down separated family members located Michael's son, Amanuel, who was living in Australia.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-africa-food-drought-disaster-threat-of-famine https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-africa-food-drought-disaster-threat-of-famine Wed, 15 Mar 2017 06:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Somalia: A family without food sees drought turn to disaster]]> Humanitarian organizations estimate that 6.2 million people, over half the country's population, are facing acute food insecurity across Somalia and are in need of assistance.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/scalpels-and-ventilators-sidelines-politics https://www.icrc.org/en/document/scalpels-and-ventilators-sidelines-politics Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Scalpels and ventilators on the sidelines of politics]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/burundi-therese-mother-and-widow-launches-her-restaurant-umbrella https://www.icrc.org/en/document/burundi-therese-mother-and-widow-launches-her-restaurant-umbrella Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Burundi : Thérèse, a mother and widow, launches her restaurant "The Umbrella "]]>