A new cash transfer programme is helping families reestablish their lives after been displaced by conflict in Nigeria.
The Jordan National Red Crescent Society has launched a programme to allow refugees and women from host communities to improve their skills and start a new businesses.
Thanks to the efforts of Red Cross staff and volunteers working closely with local communities, more than one million seedlings have been planted across three countries in Indonesia including Aceh, central Java and West Nusa Tenggara, where there is a high risk of disasters such as tsunamis, floods and landslides.
The Senegalese Red Cross – with support from Luxembourg Red Cross – has launched a new shelter project that aims to help communities in northern Senegal to build safe and flood-proof houses.
Before the crisis, looms could be seen in souks and artisan workshops, where visitors could watch traditional and new designs weaved by hand with painstaking intricacy. The Red Crescent is helping to rebuild this tradition
Three months ago, Syrian Arab Red Crescent provided sheep to 21 families in Qadisiya, a village in Latakia governorate. One man explains how the whole community has benefitted
Like many farmers, Bogo Sy, 65, visits her vegetable garden every morning. There, in the garden, vegetables, fruits and medicinal herbs grow. A water pump system installed – just a stone’s throw away from the Senegal river – makes it easy to water the plants.
Yememe El Jasim managed to save her children as a bomb destroyed their home and took her husband’s leg in Syria. The family of seven are now carving a new life for themselves in Turkey.
At the end of his third visit to Syria, and a week ahead of a high-level pledging conference in Brussels, the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has repeated his plea for an end to the conflict.
For Amani the opportunity to study hairdressing and beauty was the chance both to pursue a dream, and to support her family after losing her home and her husband. Together with her friend Rouda, she set up a beauty salon six months ago with support from a Syria Arab Red Crescent (SARC) livelihoods programme