The conflict between Boko Haram and the Nigerian Army has forced more than two million to flee their homes. In the north-eastern city of Maiduguri, the number of widows is staggering - 7,000 have registered with many unable to feed their children three meals a day.
With Bangladesh, India and Afghanistan beaten, England and Pakistan will face each other tomorrow (September 10 11h00 Dhaka, 05h00 GMT) in the final of the first-ever international cricket tournament for people with disabilities.
The anguish of not knowing what happened to loved ones who go missing can last for years. Added to the emotional and psychological turmoil, families are frequently left without economic support, access to inheritance, and with few resources to trace their missing family member. On the International Day of the Disappeared, (30 August), the ICRC is calling for greater support for affected families together with increased efforts to document the fate of missing persons. Such action could cut short the time families are left in anguish without answers.
For many Burundians on the run from the violence in their country, this will be home until it is safe enough to go back: Mahama Camp, a sprawling hillside of tents put up on Rwanda's eastern border with Tanzania in April 2015 to house 20,000 refugees. There are already around 30,000 refugees living here.
The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, has said he is appalled by the suffering he has witnessed in Yemen. On a three-day visit to the country, Mr Maurer has visited areas affected by the ongoing conflict in Sana'a and Aden. He has also held meetings with leading officials.
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Seventy years after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Red Cross hospitals are still treating thousands of survivors and identifying new links between radiation exposure and fatal illnesses.
As the world's newest country nears its fourth year of existence, South Sudan is facing a disastrous reality.
Extreme levels of violence in and around Leer over the last month have forced an estimated 100,000 people to flee their homes and to seek safety in low-lying swamps far from civilization.