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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Rue 29 Djassin

Postal Address:

B.P. No. 1

Contact Information:

Tel: (229) 202 12 886 / +229 68 00 13 01
Fax: (229) 221 49 27
Telex: 1131 CRBEN
Email: info@croixrougebenin.org
Web: http://croixrougebenin.afredis.com/description

Language of correspondence: French


  • President: M. Mathias AGOGILAN AVOHA
  • 1er Vice-Président: M. Sika KPATIMI SABI
  • 2ème Vice-Présidente: Mme Victorine epse BAMIGBOTCHE AGBOTON
  • Trésorier Général: M. Jérôme DETOUNOU
  • Conseiller National juridique: M. Paul ZOSSOU
  • Conseiller National aux principes et valeurs: M. Léon TOGNONVI
  • Conseiller National à la santé et à la sécurité: M Macaire GBEDENOU
  • Conseiller National au recrutement et à la gestion des volontaires: M. Joseph MELE
  • Conseiller National à l'action sociale et à la promotion féminine: M. Victoire FAGLA
  • Conseiller National au développement des resources matérielles: M. Honoré GOUGLA
  • Conseiller National à la jeunesse: M. Tamou YALLOU GOUROU
  • Conseiller National aux projets: M. Gibril CHABI TOKO
  • Directeur Exécutif: M. Hubert CHABI
  • Directeur administration et finances: M. Hermann SAGBOHAN
  • Directeur secours et catastrophes: M. Dieudonné ZONON
  • Chef service VIH/SIDA et don de sang: M. Bernard ALOTOWANOU
  • Directrice de la communication et de la mobilisation des ressources: Mme Armelle ADJOVI
  • Chef service santé communautaire: M. Vincent de Paul AKOUTEY

Latest appeals

14 September 2016
Benin - Cholera Outbreak (MDRBJ015)
Benin - DREF Operation
30 April 2015
Africa West Coast Region (MAA61002)
Abuja 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 1
27 August 2014
Benin - Ebola Virus Disease (MDRBJ014)
Benin - DREF Operation

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