Welcome to the Weekly Worldwide Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It’s a non-comprehensive sampling of the larger and/or more intriguing aspects of our global work…
[The place names link to maps so that you can get a quick idea of the region.]
NIGER/MALI: The ICRC is helping thousands of people in the northern parts of the two countries who are facing afood crisis after years of drought and outbreaks of violence.
ICRC = International Committee of the Red Cross
IFRC = International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies