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Facts and figures

17-06-2013 Facts and Figures

Key Points

Between October 2012 and March 2013, the ICRC ...

  • provided food and lodging for over 3,700 migrants in a centre run by the Red Cross Society of Niger;

  • dug 51 wells to provide water for livestock and irrigation, benefiting 1,700 farmers in Tchirozérine and Timia;
  • helped Tchirozérine health district to run vaccination programmes at six health centres, for 6,400 children under 7 and 200 women;
  • renovated the care and maternity units at Tchintaborak Health Centre in Aderbissanet, benefiting 10,000 people.
  • worked with the Agadez regional livestock authority to vaccinate 1.3 million head of livestock and treat them against parasites;
  • organized briefings for 74 students from Agadez NCO training school, 65 NCOs from the army's Dirkou Company and 50 members of the Bilma detachment of the Republican Guard.

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