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Gambia Red Cross Society

Maintaining zero Ebola infections through communication with affected communities

Maintaining zero Ebola infections through communication with affected communities

When the Ebola virus disease erupted in Guinea in December 2013 and quickly spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone, Gambians considered the outbreak as a distant cry until six months later when it struck neighbouring Senegal and Mali.

The Gambia: Reducing hunger through cash transfers

The Gambia: Reducing hunger through cash transfers

Erratic rainfall, failed crops, and volatile prices for basic household food supplies in 2014 - 2015 continue to affect families in The Gambia, one of Africa's smallest countries. With a population of 1.8 million, many families have struggled over the past year to put food on the table. While p reliminary forecasts for the 2015 harvest indicate a significant recovery in cereal production, acces...

Growing resilience through community gardens in Gambia

Growing resilience through community gardens in Gambia

For the first time in 15 years, communities in Gambia found themselves without food and income following poor rainfall during the 2011–2012 harvest season. Families were forced to sell their assets and livestock, or survive on charity and foraging.

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Contact details

Address:

56 Mamadi Manjang Highway, Kanifing Industria Area
P.O. Box 472
Banjul

Postal Address:

P.O. Box 472'
Banjul

Contact Information:

Tel: (220) 43 73 568/43 92 405 / / 4396386
Fax: (220) 43 94 921
Telegram: GAMREDCROSS BANJUL
Email: redcrossgam@redcross.gm
Web: http://www.redcross.gm/index.html

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • National President: Dr Mohammadou KABIR CHAM
  • Vice-President: Mr Jato SILLAH
  • Secretary General: Mr Fatou B. GAYE
  • Youth Chairperson : Mr Njogou JENG
  • Treasurer: Mr Suaibu KAITA
  • Focal Point FDRS : Mr Amadou BARRY

Latest appeals

17 December 2016
Gambia - Election Preparedness (MDRGM011)
Gambia - DREF Operation Update
29 November 2016
Gambia - Election Preparedness (MDRGM011)
Gambia - DREF Operation
31 October 2016
Gambia - Food Insecurity (MDRGM010)
Gambia - Final Report
19 January 2016
Gambia - Food Insecurity (MDRGM010)
Gambia - 6 Month Update
30 June 2015
Gambia - Food Insecurity (MDRGM010)
Gambia - Operations Update No. 2

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