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Sierra Leone Red Cross radio show

Sierra Leone Red Cross starts radio revolution

06 Dec 2012

The Red Cross has launched a new weapon in the fight against cholera in Sierra Leone – a straight-talking weekly radio show.

Mobile cinema in Sierra Leone

Red Cross prepares for Sierra Leone elections

15 Nov 2012

The Red Cross has launched an emergency hotline in Sierra Leone ahead of elections on 17 November and is ready to respond should the need arise.

Mother holding her child in the middle of a crop of cassava

Ugandan communities plant trees to avert disaster

19 Nov 2012

A new Red Cross programme is helping reduce the impact of disasters in Uganda where environmental degradation is causing more frequent landslides.

Female silhouette against sky

Almaz's story: reunited with her daughters

When Almaz fled Ethiopia in fear of her life, leaving behind her husband and four daughters, she didn’t know if she’d ever see them again.

Woman washing her hands in Sierra Leone

Emergency team helps control cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone

22 Oct 2012

A Red Cross emergency team has built latrines and promoted good hygiene practices to help control a cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone.

South Sudan Red Cross volunteers at work in Kapuri transit camp

Red Cross releases £200,000 to help Sudan conflict refugees

24 Sep 2012

Severe water shortages in refugee camps close to the Sudanese border have worsened the humanitarian situation, making conditions dire and survival a struggle.

Red Cross worker helps distribute grain

Six months on: Red Cross continues to help in west Africa

14 Sep 2012

Six months after the British Red Cross launched its West Africa Food Crisis Appeal, it continues to help people in the Sahel – where 17 million are still facing severe food shortages.

Red Cross worker gives people information about Cholera

Red Cross sends team to cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone

22 Aug 2012

The British Red Cross has sent an emergency response team to Sierra Leone following a cholera outbreak, which has been declared a national emergency.

Dadaab medical checkpoint

East Africa: malnutrition rates in Dadaab plummet as Red Cross steps in

04 Jul 2012

The Kenya Red Cross has helped cut the number of people in the Ifo II camp suffering from severe malnutrition by 75 per cent.

Red Cross volunteers clearing landslide debris

Uganda Red Cross helps landslide survivors

12 Jul 2012

As the Red Cross continues to help people after a landslide in Uganda, heavy rains in the region mean thousands remain at risk.

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