IFRC

Bolivia

29 June 2016

Bolivian Red Cross and IFRC visit border between Bolivia and Brazil

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), through its regional Zika operation, visited Bolivia from May 30th to June 5th, to assess their progress in implementing their response plan with the Bolivian Red Cross.
Bolivia: Resilience, drive and a deep love of home in the wake of deadly floods
9 July 2013

Bolivia: Resilience, drive and a deep love of home in the wake of deadly floods

Earlier this year, Bolivia suffered its worst floods in over 20 years. In the southern Tupiza Department, three days of heavy rain caused the San Juan del Oro and Tupiza rivers to rise up and burst their banks.
National plan launched to assist thousands affected by flooding across Bolivia
7 March 2012

National plan launched to assist thousands affected by flooding across Bolivia

Heavy rains across Bolivia have caused massive damage to the homes of up to 12,000 families, leading the Bolivian Red Cross to activate its emergency plan for floods.
Volunteers tend to an injured boy in a communal shelter. Photo: Bolivian Red Cross, p-BOL0111
10 March 2011

Bolivia: floods and landslides leave thousands vulnerable

“I have sharp stomach pains,” were the first words that Saturnina Colque, eight months pregnant, said when she found the Bolivian Red Cross healthcare teams.
31 January 2008

The Bolivian Red Cross requests emergency funds to deal with the serious flooding caused by the La Niña phenomenon

Serious flooding has caused a tragedy affecting hundreds of people in almost all the country’s regions.
Torrential rains and cold affect thousands of families in Bolivia
12 February 2007

Torrential rains and cold affect thousands of families in Bolivia

Heavy rains over the past week have affected 5, 000 families in eight of Bolivia’s nine districts.
Bolivian Red Cross on alert amid protests
7 June 2005

Bolivian Red Cross on alert amid protests

Angry political protests, which have brought the city of La Paz to a standstill over the past couple of weeks, have prompted the Bolivian Red Cross to call a national state of orange alert.
30 March 2005

Safe water for thousands of Bolivians

Bertha works as a volunteer for the Bolivian Red Cross.
22 November 2004

Getting water from a sick Pacha Mama

“Pacha Mama seems angry with us,” says mother of six Claudia Paz, using the name for Mother Earth name in her Aymara language.
29 April 2004

Bolivia’s isolated communities given means to survive

"Push, the baby is coming," midwife Clementina Rivas encourages young Julia.
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