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Malawi

Race to prevent disease outbreaks after Malawi floods

Over 42,000 people are living in overcrowded tents after heavy flooding in Malawi. Red Cross is working hard to provide safe water and prevent cholera and malaria outbreaks. With over a third of Malawi devastated by floods,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Australian Red Cross
Posted:
30 Jan 2015

Kenya + 1 more

Red Cross announces East Africa Drought Appeal

Australian Red Cross has launched an appeal to provide emergency assistance to drought-ravaged communities in Kenya and Somalia. It is estimated that 2.4 million people in Somalia - 32 per cent of the population - require humanitarian…

Format:
Appeal
Source:
Australian Red Cross
Posted:
19 Jul 2011

Somalia + 1 more

Red Cross: Reuniting refugees in Australia and around the world

Abdi Elmi Gedi spent almost 15 years living in African refugee camps, after civil war broke out in his native Somalia. Then in 2005 he and his family were granted entry to Australia on humanitarian grounds. Abdi, who now lives…

Format:
Other
Source:
Australian Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: AusAID provides Red Cross with $2 million to continue work in Darfur

AusAID, the Australian Federal Government's international aid agency, is contributing $2 million to Australian Red Cross to support its ongoing response to the devastating humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. Australian Red Cross, with British Red Cross, is running…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Australian Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Darfur - The Red Cross Red Crescent response

More than 3 million people have been directly affected by internal conflict in the western Sudanese province of Darfur. According to the UN, approximately 2 million people have been made homeless, with a further 200,000 people having sought refuge…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Australian Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Australian Red Cross primary health care clinic in Gereida

One kilometre east of the town of Gereida lies a vast camp housing thousands of internally displaced people. Curving round the town in a giant crescent, the camp is home to some of the victims of the conflict in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Australian Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Food shortage threatens thousands in Darfur, Sudan

Thousands of people living in rural Darfur are at serious risk due to a shortage of food owing to the current levels of violence and insecurity, as well as insufficient rains in the region, says Australian Red Cross. The warning…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Australian Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Australian Red Cross clinic opens in Darfur, Sudan

An Australian Red Cross medical clinic in the remote western province of Darfur in Sudan has treated some 1500 patients mainly for diarrhoea, malaria, eye and skin infections since it opened last week. The clinic lies one kilometre east of the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Australian Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Australians at the front line of support as thousands flee continued clashes

Additional Australian Red Cross delegates have been deployed to the Darfur region of western Sudan, as continued clashes, in particular in rural areas of northern and southern Darfur, gave rise to further casualties and displacement of civilians. It is estimated…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Australian Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Australian Red Cross set to double Darfur deployment

Australian Red Cross is increasing to 10 the number of aid workers it is providing for the global humanitarian effort in Darfur, the conflict-stricken province of Sudan. The current contingent of Australians on the ground numbers four, working with…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Australian Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011