Uzbekistan

9 December 2010

Emergency drought operation in Uzbekistan

Grinding poverty and three years of drought have left thousands of families sick and destitute in parts of Uzbekistan.
29 June 2010

Red Crescent aid leaves Tashkent bound for Kyrgyzstan

Humanity, impartiality and neutrality are often referred to as the three great principles of the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
Uzbekistan: the relief operation steps up a gear
22 June 2010

Uzbekistan: the relief operation steps up a gear

The first joint assessment teams from the Uzbekistan Red Crescent, IFRC and ICRC are on the ground and working near Uzbekistan’s western border with Kyrgyzstan.
Massive needs expected as crisis in central Asia worsens
17 June 2010

Massive needs expected as crisis in central Asia worsens

Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Uzbeks have fled fighting in Kyrgyzstan and are massing on the border of neighbouring Uzbekistan.
Red Crescent of Uzbekistan increases communities’ capacity in disaster response
9 May 2007

Red Crescent of Uzbekistan increases communities’ capacity in disaster response

Four slender girls, 15 to16 years old, wearing white bibs with the Red Crescent emblem, rapidly remove overturned chairs and desks to clear the way to a person lying on the ground, motionless.
Uzbekistan: reducing harm through sports and safe fixing
3 December 2004

Uzbekistan: Reducing harm through sports and safe fixing

In a bid to preventing the spread of HIV, the Red Crescent in Central Asia has gone beyond its existing activities to raise awareness among the public, to offering direct support to groups with risky behaviour, such as drug users, commercial sex workers a
Helping Central Asia’s forgotten children
23 June 2004

Helping Central Asia’s forgotten children

You see them working and begging on market places, hanging round railway stations, labouring in the harvest fields.
23 October 2002

Drought in Uzbekistan: baking bread once again

For the first time in three years I saw children swimming in the irrigation canals of Karakalpakstan.
Half a million Uzbeks fight to survive cold and hunger
28 February 2002

Half a million Uzbeks fight to survive cold and hunger

By the time our convoy reached Kegeili district, people from the Khabibulaev collective farm were lining up around the Red Crescent distribution point after walking ten kilometres to get there.
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