South Africa

The ICRC's Pretoria Regional Delegation monitors the humanitarian situation, promotes international humanitarian law, restores contact between family members separated by conflict and helps National Societies enhance their emergency-response capabilities.

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In numbers

In 2020...

  • 32,000
    We repaired two primary health care centres in Manica and Tete in Mozambique, benefitting 32,000 patients.
  • 27
    We delivered hygiene kits and cleaning material to the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) for distribution in places of detention to boost their prevention of and fight against an outbreak of COVID-19 in prisons.
  • 605
    We offered 605 calls to migrants held at Lindela Repatriation Centre (South Africa's main deportation centre). We also introduced an improved innovative free phone call service at the centre.
  • 11
    We developed 11 animated explainer videos aimed at augmenting the impact of the guidelines on management of the dead in a bite-sized format for the ease of distribution.