Here’s your weekly update on what different members of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement* are doing.
Sri Lanka conflict: More than 250,000 people have been displaced by fighting in Sri Lanka. They need food, water, medical care, security and to know the fate of their loved ones.
Pakistan conflict: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has launched an emergency appeal to help the Pakistan Red Crescent Society meet the humanitarian needs of 140,000 people displaced from areas of fighting. The ICRC is stepping up its support for the civilians affected.
Polio in west Africa: There have been outbreaks of polio in some west African countries that had not reported a case of the disease in over a decade. Seven thousand Red Cross volunteers in 14 countries have been taking part in a major campaign to immunise children. More