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Somalia + 2 more

Horn of Africa Facing Worst Hunger Crisis in Decades

By Nicole Watkins, Red Cross Volunteer It has been three months since the conflict in Ukraine began and the wider ramifications are being felt around the globe. 4,000 miles away in the Horn of Africa, countries are…

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News and Press Release
Source:
American Red Cross
Posted:
02 Jun 2022

Somalia + 3 more

Hunger: A Ripple Effect Across Africa

February 07, 2022 Written by Katie Wilkes, American Red Cross The American Red Cross has contributed more than $1 million in recent months to address food insecurity for families in Somalia, Nigeria, Kenya, and South Sudan. Suleekha Arab, mother…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
American Red Cross
Posted:
08 Feb 2022

Mozambique

Mozambique: Red Cross Aiding Families amidst Breathtaking Devastation

Flooding has forced an estimated 483,000 from their homes in Mozambique—which suffered its worst humanitarian crisis in decades when Cyclone Idai made landfall March 14-15. Search and rescue efforts continue, but Red Cross and Red Crescent…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
American Red Cross
Posted:
26 Mar 2019

Kenya

Kenya: Red Cross Goes Door-to-Door to Save Kids from Measles

Video:Vaccines Save Lives: Traversing Kenya to Keep Kids Healthy Each year in Kenya, more than 350,000 children miss their scheduled routine vaccinations. This omission leaves kids vulnerable to preventable diseases, such as measles and rubella. Humanitarians and…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
American Red Cross
Posted:
12 Dec 2018

South Sudan + 1 more

Red Cross Steps up to Provide Food and Water in East Africa

Inconsistent rainfall, extreme heat, flooding, and low crop yields have led to severe food insecurity for more than 20 million people in east Africa. In response, the American Red Cross has contributed $650,000 to help people…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
American Red Cross
Posted:
15 Jun 2017

Kenya

American Red Cross commits $500,000 to address drought & food insecurity

More than 2.5 million people in Kenya are being impacted by severe drought conditions, which have gripped much of the country. As families deal with the effects of the drought—food insecurity being a principal one—Red Cross…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
American Red Cross
Posted:
12 Mar 2017

United Republic of Tanzania + 1 more

Overwhelming Need for Ambulance in Tanzania Refugee Camp

Moses Fugwe, 26, is on his phone more than an average teenager. Small framed and bright eyed, his incessantly-ringing phone is almost an extension of his ear. But he is not playing games or texting friends.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
American Red Cross
Posted:
29 Mar 2016

Malawi

The Power of a Volunteer: Measles Campaign in Malawi

"I will volunteer for the Red Cross forever - as long as I live." When Malawi Red Cross Volunteer Misinart Mjembe, 32, says these words, her eyes brim with tears. Surrounded by children recently vaccinated against measles…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
American Red Cross
Posted:
28 Apr 2014

Uganda + 1 more

American Red Cross Helps People Fleeing Violence in South Sudan

Armed fighting, which began in South Sudan’s capital of Juba in mid-December, quickly spread to other parts of the country, leaving hundreds of thousands displaced and seeking safety in neighboring countries. A cessation of hostilities agreement…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
American Red Cross
Posted:
02 Apr 2014

Namibia

Red Cross Brings Help from Drought in Namibia

Namibia is suffering from severe drought conditions after one of the driest rainy seasons in decades, and the American Red Cross is helping with efforts to deal with food shortages. The lack of available water is causing…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
American Red Cross
Posted:
12 Mar 2014

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