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 2021...

  • 32’507
    32’507 internet connections in the region. We also provided 35’641 successful phone calls.
  • 35
    35 government representatives from 9 countries attended the 20th Regional IHL Seminar for Southern Africa and Indian Ocean Island States co-hosted with DIRCO. An Outcomes document was adopted on conclusion of the seminar.
  • 26
    26 participants attended the first online Good Laboratory Practice course in collaboration with the Kigali Delegation which focused on ISO 17025:2017 and the development of standards and practices. accreditation.
  • 117
    117 Provided Emergency Travel Documents (ETDs) to vulnerable people, allowing them to travel to their country of refuge and be reunified with their family.