A Red Cross emergency medical team is now working as part of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).   The team – made up of doctors, …

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Red Cross is supporting some of the most remote and vulnerable communities, impacted by disaster and conflict, including those internally displaced, returnees, host families, women, children and the elderly.

6 June 2018

Emergency Appeal The Red Cross Society of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and IFRC are racing to stop the spread of a new Ebola outbreak that is threatening communities in Bikoro, Iboko and Wangata in Equateur Province. We urgently need your suppo …

30 May 2018

“As a movement we have no choice than being accountable to people.” Abbas Gullet, Secretary General of Kenya Red Cross Society Kenya Red Cross Society has published new independent research documenting their experience and lessons learned in mainstream …

10 May 2018

Hadiza's story, NigeriaYears of conflict and poor rainfall in north east Nigeria has left 5.2 million people in need of food. Here’s how cash grants are helping Hadiza and other families get back on their feet.Geplaatst door International Federati …

4 May 2018

The Kenya Red Cross Society and IFRC are responding to disastrous flooding across Kenya and need your help to support 150,000 of the most vulnerable people who have been displaced from their homes. Torrential rains have caused devastating floods across …

4 May 2018

It’s a sunny day at Gweta, a small village in Botswana. Dipogiso Kelatlhegetswe bends down to clean her temporary shelter at an evacuation camp set aside by the Botswana Red Cross. Standing adjacent, her two children watch their mother maneuver the pla …

27 April 2018

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Hunger in East and Central Africa

Millions of people in East and Central Africa are facing a severe food crisis. The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is responding to bring life-saving support to the most vulnerable and hard-to-reach communities.