Red Cross Stories : Africa (Page 3)

Canadian Red Cross Stories

Africa

Energy saving stove training

September 04, 2013 - The South Sudan Red Cross provided a very successful training to the women (and men) of Komiri Payam in Budi County in energy saving mud stoves.
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Fed through lean times

July 25, 2013 - In Senegal, drought caused food insecurity which affected millions, including 43-year-old mother of twelve, Khoudga Fall. The drought left Khoudga without adequate food to feed her family. Thankfully, we were there to respond. 

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Canadian Red Cross responds to hunger crisis in Sahel region

July 01, 2013 - Eighteen million people in seven different countries were affected by a food and nutritional crisis including countries like Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal.
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Hope blooms in Gambia's community gardens

April 23, 2013 - In Gambia, uneven rainfall distribution throughout the harvest season of 2011-2012 has had a disastrous impact on the agricultural production of farmers in the region, resulting in massive food shortages and decreased food security.
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Responding to public health needs around the world

April 05, 2013 - In the aftermath of emergencies and disasters, people in affected communities can experience intense distress.
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Red Cross Agricultural Show strives to improve food security in South Sudan

March 25, 2013 - The event, which highlighted new agricultural techniques, aimed at helping local farmers learn more about food production and how to increase food security.
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How has the Canadian Red Cross shown its support for the Horn of Africa?

March 08, 2013 - With help from the Canadian Red Cross, communities in the Horn of Africa have been able to make strides toward recovery, but more work is still needed to help countries recover from this crisis.
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Canadian Red Cross responds to cholera epidemic in Chad

February 07, 2013 - With help from the Canadian Red Cross, people in need in Chad are able to gain access to healthcare services they require to recover from cholera.
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Maternal health programs in Africa and Latin America improve the lives of women in need

November 19, 2012 - Did you know that each day, approximately 800 women die from complications related to childbirth?
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Red Cross responds to food shortages in the Sahel region

October 24, 2012 - In the Sahel region of Africa, short and infrequent bouts of rain have turned the once-verdant pastures into dry, barren fields.
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