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19 Dec 2013 description
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Niger + 3 others
Le CICR au Niger

19-12-2013 Introduction

Au Niger, le CICR vient en aide aux personnes qui ont fui les conséquences de conflits au Mali, au Nigéria et en Libye, et aux populations résidentes qui pâtissent de celles-ci. Le CICR porte également assistance aux victimes des aléas du climat dans des zones antérieurement touchées par des violences armées et des tensions intercommunautaires. .

Assistance aux déplacés, aux réfugiés et aux migrants en détresse

20 Aug 2013 description
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Mali + 1 other
Le CICR au Mali

Au Mali, le CICR vient en aide aux personnes qui subissent les effets combinés du conflit armé et de la crise alimentaire.

Assistance aux malades et aux blessés

Dans le nord du Mali, le CICR s’emploie à faciliter l’accès des blessés de guerre aux soins d’urgence. L’hôpital de Gao est de nouveau opérationnel grâce au soutien du CICR.

Le CICR apporte son appui à des structures médicales au Mali. Il a aussi offert son concours à l’occasion de la Journée nationale de vaccination contre la polio.

30 Jul 2013 description

In Mali, the ICRC brings aid to people suffering the combined effects of the armed conflict and the food crisis.

Caring for the sick and injured

In northern Mali, the ICRC has made it easier for war-wounded people to obtain emergency care. The hospital in Gao is again operational thanks to ICRC support.

The ICRC supports health facilities in Mali and was on hand for the national polio-vaccination day.

Visiting detainees

25 Jul 2013 description

Despite the unstable environment, Libyans are striving to resume normal life. The ICRC and the Libyan Red Crescent continue to provide urgent aid as needed, to promote detainee welfare and to improve water management.

"Clashes have occasionally been flaring up in tense parts of the country, sometimes resulting in the displacement of thousands of people who seek safety in neighbouring areas," said Katharina Ritz, head of the ICRC delegation in Libya. Whenever this happens, the ICRC and the Libyan Red Crescent provide urgent relief.

18 Jun 2013 description

18-06-2013 Feature

The right of the wounded and sick to receive timely medical care and be protected from attack is spelt out under international humanitarian law. Yet in Syria and elsewhere, intimidation of health workers and attacks on medical facilities are taking place regardless.

17 Jun 2013 description

17-06-2013 Facts and Figures

The ICRC operated against the background of a mass influx of Malian refugees in the Tahoua area and the return to the Agadez area of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who have been deported from Libya.

Support for migrants from sub-Saharan Africa deported from Libya (with the Red Cross Society of Niger)

The ICRC:

17 Jun 2013 description

Activités du CICR dans un contexte marqué par l'arrivée massive de réfugiés maliens dans la région de Tahoua et le retour dans la région d'Agadez de migrants d'origine subsaharienne déportés de la Libye.

Soutien aux migrants d'origine subsaharienne déportés de Libye, en collaboration avec la Croix-Rouge nigérienne (CRN)

17 Jun 2013 description
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Mali + 2 others
The ICRC in Mali

17-06-2013 Overview

In Mali, the ICRC brings aid to people suffering the combined effects of the armed conflict and the food crisis.

Caring for the sick and injured

In northern Mali, the ICRC has made access to emergency care easier for war-wounded people. The hospital in Gao is once again operational thanks to ICRC support.

The ICRC supports health-care facilities in Mali and was on hand for the national polio-vaccination day.

Visiting detainees

17 Jun 2013 description

17-06-2013 Overview

In Niger, the ICRC works mainly to relieve the effects of chronic food crises in areas previously affected by armed violence and inter-communal tensions.

Caring for the sick and injured

The ICRC recently refurbished the limb-fitting and rehabilitation centre located in Niamey's National Hospital.

The organization supports health-care facilities and was on hand for Niger’s national polio-vaccination day.

Visiting detainees

20 May 2013 description

Genève / Niamey (CICR) – Pour soutenir des communautés rendues vulnérables par les effets conjugués de facteurs climatiques et des conséquences de conflits armés dans la région (Mali et Libye), une opération de rachat d'environ 8 000 têtes de bétail aux éleveurs des régions de Tillabery et d'Agadez – respectivement dans l'ouest et dans le nord du pays – vient d'être lancée par le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR).

17 May 2013 description

Geneva/Niamey (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is purchasing approximately 8,000 head of cattle from herdsmen in the Tillabery and Agadez areas (in the west and north of the country, respectively) to support communities made vulnerable by the combined effects of climate and of conflict in Mali and Libya..

10 May 2013 description

The law says hospitals, ambulances and health-care workers must be protected and should never be targeted as they carry out their regular duties. This is often far from the reality. Worldwide, the lack of safe access to health care is causing untold suffering to millions of people.

Through the voices of doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and patients, this film shows the human cost of violence against health-care workers and facilities. It also highlights how medical, military and humanitarian organisations are coming together to find new approaches and new solutions.

10 May 2013 description

Le droit prévoit que les hôpitaux, les ambulances et les personnels de santé doivent être protégés et ne jamais être pris pour cible dans l’accomplissement de leur mission. La réalité est souvent très différente. Partout dans le monde, ne pas pouvoir accéder en toute sécurité aux soins de santé est cause de souffrances inouïes pour des millions de personnes.

09 May 2013 description

El derecho establece que los hospitales, las ambulancias y los trabajadores de la salud nunca deben ser objeto de los ataques mientras estén cumpliendo sus tareas habituales y que se los debe proteger. Pero la realidad dista mucho del derecho. En todo el mundo, la falta de acceso en condiciones de seguridad a la asistencia de salud causa sufrimientos indecibles a millones de personas.

03 May 2013 description

Overview

The North Africa region, made up of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia, is economically and demographically diverse. These five middle income countries were generally on track in 2010 to achieving the health Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target by 2015, even if facing significant rural and urban disparities and gaps in coverage.

28 Mar 2013 description

Activités du CICR en 2012 en Tunisie

Visite aux personnes privées de liberté

En 2012, le CICR a :

  • visité 17 900 détenus au cours de 66 visites dans 27 lieux de détention et suivi individuellement 152 détenus ;
  • réhabilité une partie de la prison de Borj El Amri, près de Tunis, et y a installé un système anti-incendie.

Rétablissement des liens familiaux

En 2012, le CICR a :

07 Mar 2013 description

Tripoli/Geneva (ICRC) – Over the past three days, thousands of people have been displaced by tribal clashes in Libya's Nafusa mountains. In cooperation with the Libyan Red Crescent, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is delivering food, medicines and other essential aid to more than 3,000 people who fled their homes to seek refuge in nearby towns..

28 Feb 2013 description

As Libya rebuilds its institutions, the ICRC continues to help those still suffering the effects of the recent conflict there. Katharina Ritz, the head of the ICRC’s delegation in Tripoli, explains what the ICRC is doing and the challenges we face.

22 Feb 2013 description

Health personnel and emergency services played a crucial role in saving lives during the 2011 Libyan conflict. For more than a year, ICRC first-aid delegate Abdulbadih El Dada worked closely with volunteers and doctors. . What was the main purpose of your work in Libya?

20 Feb 2013 description

Supporting the Libyan Red Crescent Society (LRCS)

  • Supplied 10,000 hygiene parcels to the LRCS for distribution to 60,000 displaced and vulnerable persons in Benghazi.
  • Held three first-aid instructor courses for 171 volunteers.
  • Donated 13 ambulances and 5 mini-buses with first-aid related material, such as stretchers, training dummies, etc.
  • Renovated LRCS offices and clinics affected by the conflict in Bani Walid, Sirte and Ajdabya.

Promoting detainee welfare