Red Crescent helps migrants rescued from shipping container in Libya
On Wednesday, 22 February, Khoms branch of the Libyan Red Crescent received a call. 69 migrants of different nationalities had been found inside a metal container near the city.
Living in the shadows of conflict
It is about 3 p.m. in Maiduguri in Nigeria’s embattled north east and the scorching afternoon sun is softened by a cool breeze. Despite another suicide bomb attack a day before which killed 11 people, there are no obvious signs of distress here, until you start talking to the residents.
Cyclone Dineo: IFRC releases emergency funds to Zimbabwe, worst case scenario averted in Mozambique
Red Cross volunteers in Mozambique and Zimbabwe continue to respond in the aftermath of Cyclone Dineo, as the impact of the storm emerges. In Zimbabwe, heavy rain across the southern provinces has caused serious flooding affecting an estimated 50,000 people.
In October 2016, volunteers from Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network in Kenya attended a sexual and gender-based violence regional conference held in Nairobi by the Norwegian Red Cross and IFRC.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent with support from the IFRC has distributed 1,000 sheep and 10 tonnes of sheep feed to support returning communities.
50-year-old Dhafer Aldoori had to leave his wife and five children behind as he fled Iraq. Since spending more than nine months in Croatia he has been granted asylum and is hoping to finally reunite with his family.
This year thousands will attempt to cross the Mediterranean. Not every person who sets out will make it across safely. For every life lost, there is a story untold.
Southern Africa food security
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