A surge in attacks over the last two months in Nigeria’s restive Borno state is driving a dire displacement crisis in which tens of thousands of people are seeking refuge in already over-crowded camps.
As the year draws to an end, millions of families around the world are gathering in the warmth and safety of their homes to celebrate the holiday season. But in northeastern Syria thousands of displaced people are huddled in makeshift shelters in the cold, and the wet, and the mud.
Manila (ICRC) - Close to 500 families that found themselves displaced by the recent outbreak of fighting in the southern part of Lanao del Sur province, in Mindanao, and remain displaced to date received food and other essential supplies provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross...
The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer is visiting the northern areas of Rakhine State for the first time. During his three-day visit he observed a Red Cross Movement mobile medical clinic in Buthidaung and joined a food distribution in Maungdaw. The Red Cross Movement is scaling up and doubling its distributions as monsoon season approaches, so people have enough food to last when roads are inaccessible.
Since violence broke out in Rakhine state in August 2017, hundreds of thousands of people have fled to Bangladesh, and those remaining have suffered from lack of access to markets, livelihoods and healthcare.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) awarded the Humanitarian Visa d'Or yesterday to French photojournalist Véronique De Viguerie for her report on the impact of the conflict in Yemen on its people.