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/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/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/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 "]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/providing-food-and-essential-hygiene-items-thousands-displaced-libyans-2016 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/providing-food-and-essential-hygiene-items-thousands-displaced-libyans-2016 Fri, 10 Mar 2017 05:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Libya: Thousands of displaced people provided with food and essential hygiene items in 2016]]> The ICRC and the Libyan Red Crescent Society continues to help those most in need in Libya.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-encouraged-colleagues-woman-heads-mogadishu-rehab-centre-0 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-encouraged-colleagues-woman-heads-mogadishu-rehab-centre-0 Wed, 08 Mar 2017 09:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Somalia: Encouraged by colleagues, a woman heads Mogadishu rehab centre]]> As a woman in Somalia, Halima Abdulle is well aware that leadership roles in her country have traditionally been reserved for men. But this reality didn’t stop her from rising to the top of her field.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/helping-women-eritrea-support-themselves https://www.icrc.org/en/document/helping-women-eritrea-support-themselves Tue, 07 Mar 2017 20:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Eritrea: The foot pump that changed the lives of Letina and her family]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/woman-putting-sudanese-people-disabilities-amputee-walk https://www.icrc.org/en/document/woman-putting-sudanese-people-disabilities-amputee-walk Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Sudan: Helping people with disabilities is this woman's mission]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-encouraged-colleagues-woman-heads-mogadishu-rehab-centre https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-encouraged-colleagues-woman-heads-mogadishu-rehab-centre Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Somalia: Encouraged by colleagues, a woman heads Mogadishu rehab centre]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-australian-nurse-helps-south-sudanese-infant-fight-live https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-australian-nurse-helps-south-sudanese-infant-fight-live Tue, 07 Mar 2017 12:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[An Australian nurse helps a South Sudanese infant fight to live]]> This short photo story captures the intensity, emotion and effort that Jessica – like many of the women in the field across the ICRC – pours into her work every day.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-nutrition-centre-sees-big-increase-malnourished-children https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-nutrition-centre-sees-big-increase-malnourished-children Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Somalia: Nutrition centre sees big increase in malnourished children]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/sudan-icrc-facilitates-handover-125-detainees-cross-border-operation https://www.icrc.org/en/document/sudan-icrc-facilitates-handover-125-detainees-cross-border-operation Sun, 05 Mar 2017 20:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Sudan: ICRC facilitates handover of 125 detainees in cross-border operation]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-lake-chad-family-fighting-conflict-separation https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-lake-chad-family-fighting-conflict-separation Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Nigeria: Luka sees mother after two-year separation; thousands remain separated]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-food-animals-hungry-drought https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-food-animals-hungry-drought Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Animals die, putting Somalis at risk as severe drought intensifies]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-food-fighting-hungry-conflict-malnutrition https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-food-fighting-hungry-conflict-malnutrition Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Recurring cycles of violence breed further instability]]> Armed conflict has forced millions of South Sudanese to repeatedly flee their homes, leaving behind everything they have.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/guinea-tens-thousands-people-granted-better-access-water-2016 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/guinea-tens-thousands-people-granted-better-access-water-2016 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Guinea: Tens of thousands of people granted better access to water in 2016]]> In 2016, the ICRC worked with Guinea's prison authorities on nutrition, medical care and other matters.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-hundreds-thousands-received-food-and-assistance-2016 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-hundreds-thousands-received-food-and-assistance-2016 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Nigeria: Hundreds of thousands received food and assistance in 2016]]> In 2016, the ICRC continued to significantly scale up its humanitarian response in North East Nigeria.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/central-african-republic-thousands-malnourished-children-treated-2016 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/central-african-republic-thousands-malnourished-children-treated-2016 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Central African Republic: Thousands of malnourished children treated in 2016]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-icrc-assisting-240000-people-affected-severe-drought https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-icrc-assisting-240000-people-affected-severe-drought Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Somalia: ICRC assisting 240,000 people affected by severe drought]]> The ICRC and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) are currently distributing food to drought-affected people.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kodok-south-sudan-hospital-fighting-children-conflict https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kodok-south-sudan-hospital-fighting-children-conflict Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Hospital staff face difficult choices as fighting intensifies]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/helping-ethiopians-vulnerable-drought-detention https://www.icrc.org/en/document/helping-ethiopians-vulnerable-drought-detention Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: Helping the drought-affected, displaced and the vulnerable in detention]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/liberia-promoting-humanitarian-principles-law-enforcement https://www.icrc.org/en/document/liberia-promoting-humanitarian-principles-law-enforcement Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Liberia: Promoting humanitarian principles in law enforcement]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/democratic-republic-congo-hundreds-children-reunited-their-families-2016 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/democratic-republic-congo-hundreds-children-reunited-their-families-2016 Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Democratic Republic of the Congo: Hundreds of children reunited with their families in 2016]]> In 2016, we helped people in DRC affected by armed conflict and other violence meet their basic needs.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/tanzania-burundi-family-son-conflict-separation-flee https://www.icrc.org/en/document/tanzania-burundi-family-son-conflict-separation-flee Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Tanzania: A long road to reunification for a Burundian family]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/niger-tens-thousands-people-helped-diffa-region-2016 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/niger-tens-thousands-people-helped-diffa-region-2016 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Niger: Tens of thousands of people helped in Diffa region in 2016]]> In Niger, we continued our efforts in this conflict-affected region to help displaced people and host communities alike.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/mali-focus-health-and-access-water-2016 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/mali-focus-health-and-access-water-2016 Thu, 02 Feb 2017 10:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Mali: Focus on health and access to water in 2016]]> A summary of our work in Mali in 2016.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-family-child-separated-conflict-reunited https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-family-child-separated-conflict-reunited Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Nigeria: The two-hour trip that took 780 days]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lake-chad-region-appeals-2017 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lake-chad-region-appeals-2017 Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Lake Chad region: ICRC's operational appeals 2017]]> The ICRC's operational appeals for the Lake Chad region in 2017.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-icrc-delivers-food-25000-people-rann https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-icrc-delivers-food-25000-people-rann Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Nigeria: ICRC delivers food to 25,000 people in Rann ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-icrc-surgical-teams-caring-wounded-after-air-strikes https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-icrc-surgical-teams-caring-wounded-after-air-strikes Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Nigeria: ICRC surgical teams caring for wounded after air strikes]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudanese-disabled-rehabilitation-courts-basketball-stigma https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudanese-disabled-rehabilitation-courts-basketball-stigma Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[South Sudan: Rolling to the rim, wheelchair basketball coach sees confidence grow]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/international-red-cross-and-red-crescent-movement-deplores-deaths-civilians-and-6-nigerian https://www.icrc.org/en/document/international-red-cross-and-red-crescent-movement-deplores-deaths-civilians-and-6-nigerian Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement deplores the deaths of civilians and six Nigerian Red Cross aid workers]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudanese-home-children-conflict-widows https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudanese-home-children-conflict-widows Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[In South Sudan, a long-awaited homecoming]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/democratic-republic-congo-food-survival https://www.icrc.org/en/document/democratic-republic-congo-food-survival Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Democratic Republic of the Congo: Food for survival]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/congo-rwanda-photojournalist-two-girls https://www.icrc.org/en/document/congo-rwanda-photojournalist-two-girls Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA["I can see that they are loved" - A photojournalist reconnects with two Rwandan orphans]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/world-class-wheelchair-basketball-coach-train-team-south-sudan https://www.icrc.org/en/document/world-class-wheelchair-basketball-coach-train-team-south-sudan Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[A world-class wheelchair basketball coach to train the team of South Sudan]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-food-security-milk-camel-meat-vaccination https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-food-security-milk-camel-meat-vaccination Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Somalia: Healthy herds help communities survive]]> Healthy livestock mean that Somalis have food and economic security.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudanese-yambio-equatorias-renk-yei https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudanese-yambio-equatorias-renk-yei Wed, 04 Jan 2017 13:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Forced to flee or left behind: The struggle for survival in Yambio, South Sudan]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/and-sea-took-him-away-forever https://www.icrc.org/en/document/and-sea-took-him-away-forever Fri, 16 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Missing migrants from Senegal : "And the sea took him away forever.”]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-first-wheelchair-basketball-tournament-ends-win https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-first-wheelchair-basketball-tournament-ends-win Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: First wheelchair basketball tournament ends with a win]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-smartphone-technology-help-tackle-child-mortality-conflict-areas https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-smartphone-technology-help-tackle-child-mortality-conflict-areas Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Nigeria: Smartphone technology to help tackle child mortality in conflict areas]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/liberia-law-enforcement-officials-train-first-aid https://www.icrc.org/en/document/liberia-law-enforcement-officials-train-first-aid Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Liberia: Law enforcement officials train in first aid]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-icrc-surgical-teams-treat-bomb-blast-victims-madagali-and-maiduguri https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-icrc-surgical-teams-treat-bomb-blast-victims-madagali-and-maiduguri Mon, 12 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Nigeria: ICRC surgical teams treat bomb-blast victims in Madagali and Maiduguri]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudanese-renk-yei-disability-conflict-landmine https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudanese-renk-yei-disability-conflict-landmine Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Fighting hardship and disability in South Sudan: Yakobo’s story]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/rwanda-prisoners-soap-sustainability-biogas-prison https://www.icrc.org/en/document/rwanda-prisoners-soap-sustainability-biogas-prison Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Rwanda: Prisoners leading the way to green energy solutions]]> The ICRC has been working with Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) to improve the welfare of prisoners.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/orthopedic-sudan-disability-conflict-rehab-prosthetic-orthotics https://www.icrc.org/en/document/orthopedic-sudan-disability-conflict-rehab-prosthetic-orthotics Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Sudan: Helping people to walk again ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudanese-renk-yei-cattle-vaccination-food https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudanese-renk-yei-cattle-vaccination-food Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Protecting livestock from diseases in South Sudan]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/africa-students-tanzania-law-ihl-court-competition https://www.icrc.org/en/document/africa-students-tanzania-law-ihl-court-competition Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[African students practice international humanitarian law at continental competition]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/rwanda-university-competition-student-law-ihl https://www.icrc.org/en/document/rwanda-university-competition-student-law-ihl Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Rwanda: Promoting international humanitarian law in future decision makers]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-food-eat-nutrition-diet-prison-healthy https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-food-eat-nutrition-diet-prison-healthy Thu, 24 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Zimbabwe: Meeting the nutritional needs of prisoners]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/working-towards-safer-access-health-care-rivers-state https://www.icrc.org/en/document/working-towards-safer-access-health-care-rivers-state Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Working towards safer access to health care in Rivers state ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-rain-prison-crop-farm-drought https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-rain-prison-crop-farm-drought Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Zimbabwe: Helping prison farm managers cope with the effects of drought]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-responding-needs-civilians-affected-armed-conflict https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-responding-needs-civilians-affected-armed-conflict Thu, 24 Nov 2016 05:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Nigeria: Responding to the needs of civilians affected by armed conflict]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-icrc-launches-forum-management-human-remains https://www.icrc.org/en/document/nigeria-icrc-launches-forum-management-human-remains Wed, 23 Nov 2016 04:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Nigeria: ICRC launches forum on management of human remains]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-competition-lawyer-law-ihl-moot-court https://www.icrc.org/en/document/zimbabwe-competition-lawyer-law-ihl-moot-court Tue, 22 Nov 2016 08:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Zimbabwe: A decade of promoting international humanitarian law]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-food-fish-emergency-need-urgent https://www.icrc.org/en/document/south-sudan-food-fish-emergency-need-urgent Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Helping the South Sudanese meet their most urgent needs]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-orthopedic-training-student-graduation-rehab https://www.icrc.org/en/document/ethiopia-orthopedic-training-student-graduation-rehab Fri, 11 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Ethiopia: Training future orthopaedic and physical rehabilitation experts]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-civilians-must-be-spared-fighting https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-civilians-must-be-spared-fighting Tue, 08 Nov 2016 09:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Somalia: Civilians must be spared from fighting]]> The ICRC calls on all parties to the conflict in Galkayo to take all precautionary measures to protect civilians, health care staff and medical facilities.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/management-training-prison-rwanda-detention https://www.icrc.org/en/document/management-training-prison-rwanda-detention Fri, 04 Nov 2016 07:45:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Rwanda: 24 prison managers receive training in detention management]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/food-zimbabwe-prisoners-nutrition-hungry-diet-prison https://www.icrc.org/en/document/food-zimbabwe-prisoners-nutrition-hungry-diet-prison Wed, 02 Nov 2016 07:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Zimbabwe: Improving the health of prisoners]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/family-war-zimbabwe-children-idp-conflict https://www.icrc.org/en/document/family-war-zimbabwe-children-idp-conflict Wed, 02 Nov 2016 06:15:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Zimbabwe: Father and son reunited after five years]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/clash-war-community-somalia-support-flood-conflict https://www.icrc.org/en/document/clash-war-community-somalia-support-flood-conflict Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Somalia: Supporting communities during protracted conflict]]> The ICRC assists families caught up in emergencies and helps to build resilience within communities.

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https://www.icrc.org/en/document/cameroun-lassistance-en-cash-cest-choisir-selon-ses-besoins https://www.icrc.org/en/document/cameroun-lassistance-en-cash-cest-choisir-selon-ses-besoins Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Cameroon: Cash aid empowers displaced persons in north]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-icrc-delivers-emergency-food-and-household-materials-60000-displaced-fighting https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-icrc-delivers-emergency-food-and-household-materials-60000-displaced-fighting Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Somalia: ICRC delivers emergency food and household materials to 60,000 displaced by fighting]]> The ICRC and the Somali Red Crescent Society has distributed rice, beans and vegetable oil for up to 60,000 displaced people.

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