Red Cross of Benin

Rainy season in West and Central Africa: the IFRC's "early warning, early action"-system in practice

The rainy season has begun in West and Central Africa and torrential rain has already caused damage in Benin, the Central African Republic and Ghana.

Cholera outbreak in West and Central Africa

Cholera outbreak in West and Central Africa

Hundreds of Red Cross Red Crescent volunteers have been called up in Guinea Bissau, Congo and Benin to help people affected by cholera epidemics.

A Belgian princess opens a home for Benin's street kids

A Belgian princess opens a home for Benin's street kids

It was all dancing and jubilation as the motorcade of Princess Astrid of Belgium arrived in Segbeya district of Cotonou.

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  • Président: M. Mathias AGOLIGAN AVOHA
  • Vice-Président: M. Sanni Sika SABI KPATIMI
  • Secrétaire Général a.i.: Mr. Epiphane L. YELOME
  • Conseiller National à l'Economie et aux Finances: M. Jérôme DETOUNOU
  • Conseiller National Juridique: M. Paul Yénimon ZOSSOU
  • Conseiller National à la Jeunesse: M. Gouro Tamou YALLOU
  • Conseiller National à la Santé et aux Secours: M Macaire GBEDENOU
  • Conseiller National aux Principes et Valeurs: M. Léon TOGNONVI
  • Conseillère Nationale à l'Action Sociale et à la Promotion Féminine: Mme Victoire FAGLA
  • Conseiller National au Recrutement et à la Gestion des Volontaires: M. Joseph MELE
  • Conseiller National au Développement des Ressources Matérielles: M. Honoré GOUGLA
  • Conseiller National aux Projets: M. Gibril CHABI TOKO
  • Responsable Administratif et Financier: M. Hermann SAGBOHAN
  • Directeur Secours et Catastrophes: M. Dieudonné ZONON
  • Directeur de la Communication et de la Mobilisation des Ressources: M. Sètondji Brice ASSANGBE
  • Directrice Santé: Mme Nadège Mélaine AHOLOUKPE

Latest appeals

14 September 2016
Benin - Cholera Outbreak (MDRBJ015)
Benin - DREF Operation
30 April 2015
Abuja Country Cluster (MAA61002)
West Coast country cluster - Annual Report 2014
20 March 2015
Benin - Ebola Virus Disease (MDRBJ014)
Benin - DREF Operation Final Report
2 March 2015
Benin - Ebola Virus Disease (MDRBJ014)
Benin - Preliminary DREF Operation Final Report
27 August 2014
Benin - Ebola Virus Disease (MDRBJ014)
Benin - DREF Operation

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