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ICRC in Africa: a long-term commitment

09-06-2008 Field Newsletter

Every year the activities of the ICRC in Africa represent over half of its engagement around the globe. Among ICRC's largest operations worldwide are those in Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia and Chad. The following newsletter provides an overview of the ICRC's activities in Africa in 2007.



  • Displaced from home

  • Deprived of appropriate health care

  • Vulnerable detainees

  • Violations of the rules of war

  • Security and access

  • Needs remain after the end of conflict

  • Cooperation with Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies