International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 21st, 2013
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The extraordinary resilience of Somalis in decades of conflict is honoured in a photo exhibition marking the 150th year of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The film uses interviews, historical images and archive footage to show how the ICRC and Somali Red Crescent have worked with ordinary So...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 10th, 2013
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NAIROBI — “There are 10 dead and two critically wounded, with gunshot wounds, machete cuts and burns,” local Red Cross official Caleb Kilunde told AFP. The attack came a day after nine were killed in a raid. Violence in the region first erupted in August, pitting the Pokomo farming commun...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 4th, 2013
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TWO youths have died and several people wounded during a grenade attack at a refugee camp in eastern Kenya, reports say. An Agence France-Presse journalist was able to view two bodies while the Red Cross said on its Twitter account that seven people had also been wounded, in an attack on a restaurant...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 16th, 2012
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Two people were seriously injured when at least three grenades were lobbed towards a bar in the predominantly Somali neighbourhood of Eastleigh in the Kenyan capital Nairobi late Sunday, police said. “Two people were injured in the blasts. They have been rushed to hospital. Other than that ther...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 7th, 2012
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At least three people have been killed and eight wounded after a large explosion in Nairobi. It’s the third deadly blast in two months popularly attributed to militant group al-Shabaab. ­Emergency teams have been sent after the explosion, near a mosque in the majority Somali district of Eastlei...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 11th, 2012
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NAIROBI — Tribesmen launched new attacks early Tuesday in Kenya’s southeastern Tana River area, torching houses and killing at least three police officers, police sources said. “Three people have been killed and six others have been wounded seriously,” a senior police officer told A...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 7th, 2012
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NAIROBI — Kenyan gunmen shot dead 11 people in a revenge attack following a massacre last month in which 52 people were killed in the remote southeastern Tana region, Red Cross officials said Friday. “Fresh attacks in Tana River have resulted in the death of 11 people, and left 10 injured and h...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 30th, 2012
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The Kenyan Red Cross says more than 30,000 refugees have entered the country from Ethiopia in the past few days to escape fighting in their own country, though the ethnic battles now seem to have been contained and the exodus has turned to a trickle. The Kenyan Red Cross says the fighting was trigger...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 29th, 2012
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Dakar – Ethnic clashes in southern Ethiopia over land rights have left 18 people killed and caused thousands to flee across the nearby border to Kenya, the Kenyan Red Cross said on Saturday. Members of the Borana and Garri ethnic groups clashed around the town of Moyale, which is on Ethiopia...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 25th, 2012
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Scores of people are feared dead after a landslide struck villages in a mountainous region of eastern Uganda, officials say. The Ugandan Red Cross told the BBC that the landslide had buried at least 15 homes in Bududa district. Villages affected are near Mount Elgon, a major tourist attraction, which...