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Local Red Cross worker gathering information for the refugees on the banks of river Ubangi

Conflict affects entire population of the Central African Republic

30 May 2013

Tens of thousands of people are in need of shelter, healthcare and food following violent clashes between armed factions in the Central African Republic.

Someone sending a text message

Text messages send hope and save lives in Sierra Leone

15 Apr 2013

British Red Cross uses a new location-based text message system to save lives and prevent the spread of cholera in Sierra Leone.

Safiutou Diallo recieves food from the Malian Red Cross in Fegui village

More than four million people in Mali need help

21 Mar 2013

As the humanitarian situation in Mali reaches crisis point, the British Red Cross has given £200,000 from its Disaster Fund to help provide vital aid.

Safiutou Diallo recieves food from the Malian Red Cross in Fegui village

Text messages send hope and save lives in Sierra Leone

21 Mar 2013

As the humanitarian situation in Mali reaches crisis point, the British Red Cross has given £200,000 from its Disaster Fund to help provide vital aid.

Women using community water pump

Water and sanitation in Zimbabwe

The Red Cross is improving access to water and tackling poor sanitation in Zimbabwe by uniting communities and promoting change.

A group of boys in the street holding guns

Post-conflict care in Liberia

After a 14-year civil war, we’re helping people, particularly children, in Liberia deal with their trauma and get on with their lives.

Children collecting water from river

Water and sanitation in Ethiopia

We're improving health and sanitation in Ethiopia, where 230,000 children die from diarrhoea or related illnesses each year.

A Red Cross delegate helps a woman call her family

How we responded to the Ivory Coast crisis

Following conflict in the Ivory Coast, we helped people recover.

Agnes from Matshuzula village in Zimbabwe

Red Cross supports hunger-hit Zimbabwe

26 Feb 2013

The British Red Cross has given more than £80,000 from its Disaster Fund to support the Zimbabwe Red Cross.

A Burundian woman and child

Cholera threatens displaced Burundian refugees

20 Feb 2013

Burundian refugees are facing serious health risks as they return home, having had their refugee status revoked by the Tanzanian Government.

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