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11 Jun 2017 description
report Canadian Red Cross

By Stephanie Murphy, with Dr. Lillian Nyamuda

When faced with the challenge of reaching people in remote communities sometimes the best option is also low-tech. Here’s how the Red Cross is delivering healthcare in South Sudan, with the help of bicycles.

10 Feb 2014 description
report Canadian Red Cross

The Red Cross is extremely concerned about the urgent health needs in South Sudan. Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced from their homes by an increase in armed violence in the past several weeks. According to the United Nations, over 700,000 people have been displaced in South Sudan, with an additional 220,000 leaving the country as refugees.

Local Red Cross volunteers are working to support the needs of vulnerable communities. These activities include providing emergency first aid and delivering much-needed supplies like food and water.

20 Jan 2014 description
report Canadian Red Cross

Posted January 20, 2014 , by Gina Holmes , Global reporter

Five Canadian Red Cross medical personnel are being deployed to South Sudan to increase the International Committee of the Red Cross’ (ICRC) surgical capacity in communities recently affected by conflict in the region.

Hundreds of thousands of people have been wounded and/or forced from their homes in South Sudan as a result of outbreaks of armed violence since mid-December. The Red Cross is actively responding to meet the needs of families affected by this conflict.

26 Apr 2013 description
report Canadian Red Cross

Ottawa, le 26 avril – Une équipe chirurgicale mobile de la Croix-Rouge canadienne appuie les opérations du Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) visant à offrir des soins médicaux d’urgence aux blessés victimes du conflit qui sévit au Soudan du Sud.