South Africa

The ICRC's Pretoria 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 2019...

  • 80,600
    We improved access to safe drinking water, benefitting 80,600 people.
  • 2,900
    We reached over 2,900 military personnel across the region through courses and training to improve knowledge and respect for International Humanitarian Law.
  • 20
    Reunited 20 children separated from their families by violence with their loved ones.
  • 18,728
    Provided over 18,728 free phone calls or WiFi connections to migrants, refugees or asylum seekers to re-establish or maintain contact with their loved ones across the region.