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More than one million people were affected by flooding in 17 countries - but in particular Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia, Ghana, Togo and Burkina Faso.
We launched an appeal in 2006 to help people across Africa survive when drought and inflated prices left them without enough food.
The Red Cross helped more than 76,000 people severely affected by drought in the southern Wolaiyta region. Read about the people we helped.
Hundreds of people were killed and injured in violent clashes across Kenya following the general election results announced on 30 December 2007.
The 14-year long civil war in Liberia came to an end when a peace agreement was signed between government forces and opposition groups on 18 August 2003.
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.
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