ICRC is concerned by the disruption of public services and deterioration of infrastructure in Libya. Hospitals are suffering from a shortage of medical supplies even as they see an increase in patients.
A woman affected by the floods wade through the waist-deep water in search of clean water. The floods have affected large parts of the country, submerging water sources and making it difficult for communities to find safe drinking water. Bangladesh 2017
@ Aminul Shawon/Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
Red Cross and Red Crescent operations appeal for support to meet growing needs as fears rise for villages stranded by flood waters in large areas of Nepal, Bangladesh and India.
A fire outbreak in Jendouba Governorate was extended to affect considerably the region of Bizerte. Most of the 500 affected families are being sheltered within the local community, staying with relatives and neighbours.
A pattern of recent airstrikes has killed and injured dozens of civilians in the Sa'ada and Taiz governorates in Yemen. Nine members of one family were killed and three critically injured in the latest incident.
The fight against malnutrition and disease is pressing in the small, thirsty villages of Somalia. With the help of the Red Crescent, mobile teams are being deployed to communities cut off from basic health care.
Armed conflict, sexual violence, food shortages, and displacement are among the factors contributing to what the British Red Cross has described as a 'silent emergency' across the Lake Chad Region of West Africa.