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Clashes in Guriel

Clashes in Guriel

“…allow the wounded to access health facilities, irrespective of who they are.” Juerg Eglin, head of the ICRC in Somalia.

IHL Essay Competition Award in Mogadishu

IHL Essay Competition Award in Mogadishu

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) invited universities in Somalia to take part in a Regional International Humanitarian Law (IHL) essay competition this year…

Worst fears allayed after families find loved ones

Worst fears allayed after families find loved ones

“We didn’t know whether my daughter was alive or dead. My family was in a state of confusion as to whether to conduct burial prayers for her”…

A boost to women headed businesses despite COVID-19 effects

A boost to women headed businesses despite COVID-19 effects

Prices of food and other commodities have risen as a result of the pandemic, affecting supply and replenishment and amount of sales…

Tale of two extremes as floods break the dry spell

Tale of two extremes as floods break the dry spell

30 climate-related hazards, including droughts and floods, have occurred since 1990.

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day 2021

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day 2021

Every year, the SRCS serves more than three million people with a wide variety of programs tailored to the needs of communities…

Meat and dates! Prisoners usher in Ramadan

Meat and dates! Prisoners usher in Ramadan

“It’s not every day you see more than 100 goats in a prison facility. There’s a certain buzz among the detainees and the authorities about this year’s Ramadan.”