Colombia: facts and figures
02-05-2014 Facts and Figures
Between January and May 2014, the ICRC:
- monitored the conditions of detention of some 60,000 detainees in official detention centres;
- distributed food and toiletries to 6,600 people displaced by the armed conflict and the violence;
- supported 5,000 families (about 21,000 people) in their attempts to be recognized as victims and thereby to receive State assistance;
- improved access to water and basic sanitation for more than 11,000 displaced and resident individuals in violence-affected areas;
In Colombia, the ICRC has 355 employees, including 58 expatriates.