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Everything you need to know about the Africa food insecurity crisis

In 2018, the food insecurity crisis that is impacting millions of people in parts of Africa is expected to continue. Learn what is happening, who is being affected, and what is being done to help. 

Photo of the Day: Red Cross continues to support affected communities across the Sahel

I have been in the North of Senegal over the past couple of days to meet with families who have benefitted from Red Cross assistance in response to the food security crisis.  This region of Senegal was affected by the 2011 drought that continued ...

Dispatch from The Gambia: Building resilience through community gardens

I have just returned from The Gambia where we visited four community gardens in North Bank and Lower River Region.  These women-run community vegetable gardens, supported by the Red Cross and the Government of Canada, allow families affected by t...

The Red Cross Round-up

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world. Kenya:  A year has passed since the Kenyans for Kenya Drought Initiative began and one of the areas, Walda Location in Sololo District,...

The Red Cross Round-up

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world. PARAGUAY: A variety of traditional Paraguayan handicrafts created by women prisoners of the Good Shepherd have been displayed during Expo-2...

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