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Burundi crisis



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Pregnant in a refugee camp

Pregnant in a refugee camp

Babies abound at a Tanzania refugee camp

Red Cross doctor: "Our primary goal is to save lives."

Red Cross doctor: "Our primary goal is to save lives."

Tanzania: A never ending stream of patients for Red Cross staff at refugee camp

Using music and dance to improve health in a Tanzanian refugee camp

Using music and dance to improve health in a Tanzanian refugee camp

Tanzania: How music and dance help keep refugees healthy

Relocated refugees look for stability amid the chaos

Relocated refugees look for stability amid the chaos

Tanzania: Red Cross helps Burundian refugees settle into new homes

“We built the cholera clinic in one day.”

“We built the cholera clinic in one day.”

Tanzania Red Cross assists Burundian refugees suffering from the potentially deadly disease.



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Katherine Mueller, Communications manager, Africa
Tel: +254 731 688 613
E-mail: katherine.mueller@ifrc.org

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Benoit Carpentier, Team leader, public communications
Tel: +41 792 132 413 
Email: benoit.carpentier@ifrc.org

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The IFRC's Response

The IFRC is supporting National Red Cross Societies in Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania which are assisting hundreds of thousands of people who have fled ongoing violence in Burundi.

Launched: 3 Emergency Appeals

Total funding requested: 6.8 million Swiss francs

# of people being reached: 360,000

Focus of activities: Emergency health, water, sanitation, hygiene promotion, and shelter


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