Red Cross Society of Niger

Sahel: a permanent emergency?

Sahel: a permanent emergency?

Chiran Livera is the Operations Coordinator for the IFRC's regional office in the Sahel. Below, he explores the impact of recurring humanitarian aid in the Sahel, and if the Red Cross Red Crescent is doing enough. You can reach Chiran directly at . I stand on a hill overlooking the Niger river and it’s impressive to see how a flood can cause so much damage to an area that only a fe...

Discovering the impact of malnutrition among children in Niger

Discovering the impact of malnutrition among children in Niger

By Julie Lorenzen More than one million children in West Africa are at risk of acute malnourishment due to the drought, and this has effects beyond the immediate needs for sustenance. Malnutrition weakens the immune system and makes learning harder. This year West Africa has been struck by a drought affecting more than 18 million people. And while many people suffer, the drought has a...

Money, seeds and a plan for the future will help villagers thrive

Money, seeds and a plan for the future will help villagers thrive

By Julie Lorenzen in Niger For many families in Niger, the gap between harvests has become stretched out by the drought that has been experienced all over the Sahel region. The Red Cross Society of Niger aims to help them bridge that gap with a programme of support that includes both money and seed distribution. In the village of Sesané Haoussa, 45-year-old Khadi Zola works a field. She carries...

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No 655, rue NB 045,
B.P. 11386
Niamey Bas Terminus, 2ème Arrondissement

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Tel: (227)20 73 30 37
Fax: (227)20 73 24 61
Telex: CRN GAP NI 5371

Language of correspondence: French


  • Secrétaire Exécutive: Mme Hadiza Barazé SIDIBE
  • Head of Finance: Mme Maimouna Sadou GODIA
  • Head of Communications: Mr Adamou Amadou TIDJANI
  • Head of Volunteer Development: M. Amina Djibo HAMIDOU
  • Président: M. Ali BANDIARE
  • Vice-President: M. Mamane ALLAGOUMA
  • Secrétaire Général: M. Issa YAMOUSSA
  • Trésorier Général : M. Yeya HAMADOU
  • Trésorière Générale Adjointe: M. Zaratou MOUSSA PARAISO
  • Coordinateur de la Jeunesse: M. Abdou MOUNKARA
  • Coordinateur de la Jeunesse Adjoint: M. Abdoul Karim ADAMOU
  • Head of Human Resources: Mr Ambouta Karimou HAMIDOU
  • Secrétaire Général Adjoint: M. Ibrahim OUSMANE

Latest appeals

1 October 2016
NIGER - Rift Valley Fever Outbreak (MDRNE016)
Niger - DREF Operation
4 August 2016
Niger - Population Movement (MDRNE013)
Niger - Emergency Appeal Revision 2
30 June 2016
Niger - Population Movement (MDRNE013)
Niger - Operation Update no.6
1 February 2016
Niger - Measles & Meningitis (MDRNE015)
Niger - Preliminary DREF Operation Final Report
10 December 2015
Niger - Population Movement (MDRNE013)
Niger - 12 month update

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