Archive for the ‘Red Cross’ Category

Somalia:ICRC resumes food distribution in southern Somalia after air strike

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 2 ,2011
NAIROBI, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has resumed its distribution of food to over 6, 000 displaced people in a camp in Jilib district, southern Somalia after an airstrike killed at least five people and dozens others at a refugee camp, said a statement from the relief agency on Wednesday. Read more…

Somalia:ICRC appeals for 87 mln dollars to help hungry Somalis

Friday, August 5, 2011 Comments off

 Laaska News  August 5,2011
NAIROBI, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) — The International Committee of the Red Cross on Thursday appealed for 87 million U.S. dollars to help additional 1.1 million people in famine-affected parts of Somalia. Read more…

Somalia:Red Cross delivers aid to Somalia

Monday, July 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 25,2011

Humanitarian aid to Somalia. Photo: AFP

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ICRC – Somalians wounded in fighting surged in 2010

Thursday, January 27, 2011 Comments off

January 27,2011 Laaska News
By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Fighting between Somali forces and Islamist rebels in Mogadishu took a heavy toll in 2010, with hospitals treating the largest number of casualties in at least a decade, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. Read more…