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July 21st, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) mission in Iraq has distributed nonfood aid to the neediest households at two internally displaced people (IDP) camps in southern Mosul.

These distributions come under a year-round relief program funded by Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD). Over two months, 750 nonfood parcels were distributed, each containing tarpaulin sheets, cooking fuel (kerosene), kitchenware, and hygiene kits.

20 Jul 2018 description

Dans sa dynamique de lutte contre les cas d’abus de l’emblème croix rouge sur fond blanc, la Croix-Rouge burkinabè (CRBF) a organisé une session d’information et de sensibilisation le mercredi 11 juillet 2018 à Kaya au profit de 20 éléments des forces de défense et de sécurité. Ces derniers se sont engagés à accompagner la Société nationale dans sa mission.

20 Jul 2018 description

In 1926, when Lady Reading started collecting funds to establish a hospital in Peshawar, no one could have anticipated that the facility would one day provide medical care to 28 million people. The hospital meets the health-care needs of people from across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the former Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Today, this 1,600-bedded tertiary care hospital is one of the main referral hospitals for 26 districts of KP.

19 Jul 2018 description

Khartoum/Nairobi/Geneva, 19 July 2018 – Tens of thousands of people displaced by the conflict in South Sudan are in “desperate” need of humanitarian assistance and care, says the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Elhadj As Sy.

Mr Sy was speaking following a visit to Sudan’s White Nile State, near the border with South Sudan and home to 150,000 people displaced by the conflict.

19 Jul 2018 description

Sarajevo/Budapest/Geneva, 19 July 2018 – Dozens of people are being treated daily for injuries sustained while attempting to cross from Bosnia and Herzegovina into Croatia, says the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

19 Jul 2018 description

More three areas in Daraa received the humanitarian aid convoy (27 trucks) delivered by SARC on 19/7/2018.

12 trucks loaded with 2800 food parcels and 2800 flour bags headed to Tall Shhab, 9 trucks loaded with 1800 food parcels and 1800 flour bags headed to Al-Yadouda and the last 6 trucks loaded with 600 food parcels and 600 flour bags headed to Kharab Al-Shahem. The Relief aid are provided by WFP.

19 Jul 2018 description

By Moustapha Diallo, IFRC

While thousands of food-insecure families in Magta Lajar, in southern Mauritania, do not know where their next meal will be coming from, the situation is looking brighter for a women’s cooperative market garden in the village of Karama.

Despite the harsh desert climate and the dry season, tomatoes, onion, carrots, eggplants and cabbages are all growing well.

Tisslima Mint Moussa comes to the garden every day to water the plants, remove weeds, or harvest vegetables when they are fully ripe.

18 Jul 2018 description

The Americas Regional Office of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Office announces the launch of a new tool for technicians, coordinators and volunteers that implement health projects within communities.

The animated video tutorial How do we build a baseline? 5 steps to apply the LQAS method illustrates the main steps to implement a baseline applying the Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) method, presenting concrete examples from the Community Action on Zika Project.

18 Jul 2018 description

La Oficina Regional para las Américas de la Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja (FICR) anuncia la publicación una nueva herramienta para técnicos, coordinadores y voluntarios que implementan proyectos de salud en las comunidades.

18 Jul 2018 description

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has organized a ceremony on the occasion of the receipt of the mobile medical unit that has provided by the government of Japan in order to increase the health support for the most vulnerable categories in community at the IRCS`s Headquarters in Baghdad in the presence of the Japanese Ambassador in Iraq Mr. Fumio Iwai, the general manager of the Sumitomo foundation Mr. Ryosuke Miyake, the Head of Asia and Australia department Mr.

18 Jul 2018 description

Mënschen hëllefen : agir au profit des plus vulnérables


La Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise a dévoilé son rapport d’activité 2017. Au-delà du bilan de l’année passée, cette présentation a été l’occasion de revenir sur des événements marquants et de tracer des perspectives sur les actions en cours.

18 Jul 2018 description

Dans la matinée de ce vendredi 13 juillet 2018, la Croix-Rouge du Burundi a remis provisoirement 3 blocs de latrines type Ecosan (Ecological sanitation) aux écoles cibles de la province de Gitega. Les bénéficiaires de ces infrastructures sont des écoles fondamentales des localités de Mutaho III, Birohe et Muzenga.

18 Jul 2018 description

A two-day training brought together 55 senior federal police officers on how international human rights standards and humanitarian principles can be applied to policing.

In his opening remarks, Federal Police Deputy Commissioner General Hidego Seyoum said the training would have paramount importance in ensuring good governance and building of a democratic system to which the country is embarking upon.

17 Jul 2018 description

Beijing/Kuala Lumpur, 17 July 2018 – With an estimated 2.9 million people affected by flooding and landslides in China’s Sichuan and Gansu province, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has released more than 380,000 Swiss francs (US $380,000 / €326,000) to bolster relief and recovery efforts on the ground.

“Torrential rain coupled with two typhoons have caused extensive flooding and landslides in Sichuan and Gansu provinces,” said Gwendolyn Pang, head of IFRC’s office in Beijing.