Burkina Faso

In close collaboration with the Burkinabe Red Cross, in areas affected by armed violence, the ICRC assists displaced people, organises cattle vaccinations campaigns and facilitates access to healthcare and clean water. We visit detainees and promote respect for international humanitarian law.

Latest Update
In numbers

Facts & figures

  • 222,384
    Displaced people provided with food and essential household items
  • 445,073
    People received healthcare support
  • 51,000
    People have better access to drinking water
  • 400
    Tracing requests submitted to the ICRC and the CRBF for people separated from their families and missing persons
  • 3,700
    Detainees were visited in 14 permanent and provisional places of detention
  • 5
    COVID-19 isolation facilities were built in 5 detention centers
  • 1,020,899
    Animals vaccinated for the benefit of 24,028 livestock and agro-pastoral households
  • 1,700
    Arms bearers, local authorities, students and community leaders educated on ICRC's humanitarian action and rules of IHL