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"In 12 years volunteering for the Red Cross I have never seen a catastrophe like the current food crisis here in the Sahel region of Mali."
Oroukia Boulo and her husband have seven children. Instead of being able to fill their three granaries after harvesting their cereal crops this year, they couldn’t even fill one.
As Ouilimatou lies, listless, in his grandmother’s lap he does not look like a child who is nearly two years old.
Usually Sorhow's family grows enough millet and sorghum to feed themselves, but inadequate rainfall caused their last harvest to fail.
The Red Cross helped people when floods hit southern Africa, including Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland.
We raised money to help 1.5 million people by providing food, strengthening livelihoods and improving water and sanitation.
A major food shortage affected almost eight million people in west Africa. We helped with the logistics of delivering food aid.
The Red Cross was on the ground in Zimbabwe from the beginning of the cholera epidemic, delivering water and focusing largely on public education.
07 Jan 2013
An emergency programme to improve living conditions at a refugee camp in South Sudan has increased residents’ access to safe drinking water.
18 Jan 2013
A British Red Cross psychosocial support team has travelled to North Africa to help Britons involved in the Algerian hostage crisis.
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