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Nigeria

21 January 2017

Nigerian Red Cross still in shock, four days after the loss of as many as six volunteers, and others seriously injured

As many as nine Nigerian Red Cross Society volunteers remain in critical condition and dozens of others are receiving psychological and medical care after Tuesday’s accidental military strike on a displacement camp in Nigeria’s volatile northeast.
Nigeria: keeping polio at bay through door-to-door visits
22 February 2016

Nigeria: keeping polio at bay through door-to-door visits

Female volunteers play a critical role in preventing polio in Nigeria
Changing behaviours to curb cholera in Nigeria
1 December 2015

Changing behaviours to curb cholera in Nigeria

The benefits of using community-based volunteers in Nigeria to stop disease outbreaks
Nigeria: Creating demand for uptake of HIV counselling and testing
12 November 2015

Nigeria: Creating demand for uptake of HIV counselling and testing

According to UNAIDS, Nigeria has the second highest number of new infections reported each year.
The personal dilemma of going home to northeast Nigeria
23 April 2015

The personal dilemma of going home to northeast Nigeria

Families displaced by violence hesitate to return home, afraid of what they will find.
Nigeria Red Cross prepares for country's general election
28 March 2015

Nigeria Red Cross prepares for country's general election

Thousands of volunteers receive refresher first-aid training
Northeast Nigeria: Tales of widows
26 July 2014

Northeast Nigeria: Tales of widows

The Red Cross assists women whose husbands were killed during uprising.
Nigerian Red Cross provides psychosocial support to blast survivors
8 July 2014

Nigerian Red Cross provides psychosocial support to blast survivors

Psychosocial support helps and inspires long-term recovery following a crisis in Nigeria.
Jos blasts:  Nigerian Red Cross Society provides vital psychosocial support to victims
23 May 2014

Jos blasts: Nigerian Red Cross Society provides vital psychosocial support to victims

When two explosions rocked the city of Jos in central Nigeria last week, the Nigerian Red Cross Society responded immediately and provided support to relatives of those who lost their lives in the twin blasts, and to some victims who were injured.
Red Cross assists victims of explosion in Nigeria
21 April 2014

Red Cross assists victims of explosion in Nigeria

Volunteers provide first aid to injured on-site
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