Red Cross ramps up support in DR Congo as Ebola response enters critical phase

The IFRC aims to support 400,000 people over six months with focus on community engagement and surveillance, active case search, psychosocial support, infection prevention and control, disinfection, and safe burials.


Worst drought in forty years affects food security in Cape Verde

Two years after the country's largest dam was overflowing with water, Cape Verde finds itself in the middle of the country's most severe drought since 1977.

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As conflict escalates in Hodeidah, humanitarian partners deliver life-saving assistance to civilians

“Dozens of UN staff are in the city helping to deliver food, water and health services,” said Lise Grande, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen. “We estimate that 600,000 civilians are in the city - many of whom are dependent on assistance to survive.”

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Action plan to protect children signed in the Central African Republic

The Plan, signed between the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique (MPC), part of the Former Séléka coalition, and the UN, seeks to end and prevent grave violations against children.

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