Central African Republic

19 March 2015

Central African Republic: Using technology to deliver immediate health care during conflict

Red Cross volunteers use mobile phones to collect malaria data quickly
Prioritizing education for children, orphaned by conflict in Central African Republic
12 March 2015

Prioritizing education for children, orphaned by conflict in Central African Republic

Caregivers dig deep to ensure schooling continues amid ongoing violence.
Distributing mosquito nets to help save lives in conflict-torn Central African Republic
7 March 2015

Distributing mosquito nets to help save lives in conflict-torn Central African Republic

Ongoing conflict has damaged the country’s health system, making it harder to combat malaria, a very preventable and treatable disease.
Desire to return home hindered by ongoing conflict in Central African Republic
23 February 2015

Desire to return home hindered by ongoing conflict in Central African Republic

Ongoing conflict has destroyed the livelihoods of many with businesses in ruins and farmers unable to tend to their crops.
Profile of vulnerable people - Felix
18 December 2014

Profile of vulnerable people - Felix

The first person we saw when we arrived into Saint Charles Lwanga camp was Felix and his large smile.
Profile of vulnerable people - Estella
18 December 2014

Profile of vulnerable people - Estella

She looks 15, but is in fact 20. Estella is breastfeeding her baby at the camp she and her family now call home.
Profile of vulnerable people - Albertine
18 December 2014

Profile of vulnerable people - Albertine

Albertine is 40. She has nine children. They all live together in Saint Charles Lwanga camp, a few kilometres outside Bangui. Albertine’s husband was killed in that same camp, almost a year ago, after their family fled violence in their community.
Volunteer - Jean-Moise
18 December 2014

Volunteer - Jean-Moise

I am Jean-Moise, head of the disaster management department and relief coordination of the Central African Red Cross Society. I have been working for the Red Cross since 2 July 1985, for almost 29 years now.
Volunteer - Danny
18 December 2014

Volunteer - Danny

My name is Danny, I am a volunteer with the Central African Red Cross Society. I am a nurse and a trainer. I am in charge of the vaccination programme for babies and pregnant women. When there are first aid courses, I am also helping.
Volunteer - Désiré
18 December 2014

Volunteer - Désiré

My name is Désiré, I am in charge of disaster management and coordination of the relief Red Cross committee of Beguma.
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