Cash-based interventions are transforming the way humanitarian aid is being delivered. We have seen a dramatic increase in the use of cash globally by 40 per cent between 2015 and 2016 (State of the World’s Cash Report, 2018). At least 28 countries in …

Our strength lies in our geographical spread and professionalism in the area of first aid training, emergency preparedness and response and disaster risk reduction.

With over 350,000 well-trained volunteers in all the 36 states branches and the Federal Capital Territory, the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) usually turned out to be the foremost responders to emergencies.

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I ran out with my brother’s granddaughter. I fell so she left me on the ground. Then I heard a big gunshot pass one of my ears. I laid down right on the street. Photos and written by: Corrie Butler For weeks, Abdalla Erewua, 75, had sat on a mat in fro …

12 September 2018

The Nigerian Red Cross Society, with the support of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in coordination with ICRC is not only responding to the ongoing urgent needs of vulnerable communities but also ensuring they become stronger and more resilient in Adamawa and Yobe States.

22 August 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

Nwakpa O. Nwakpa, Nigerian Red Cross Society and Idorenyin Francis, IFRC Hawa’u Dauda, a mother of five, is one of many women in Adamawa State, northeastern Nigeria, who had to trek for miles to fetch clean water every day for the family, despite a bor …

26 March 2018

Written by Millicent WANGUI Even in the age of online media, radio has remained the medium that reaches the widest audience in Africa. This makes radio a critical tool for our work at the Red Cross and Red Crescent. It links us with the rural and remot …

13 February 2018

A new cash transfer programme is helping families reestablish their lives after been displaced by conflict in Nigeria.

24 August 2017
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