Gambia

30 septiembre 2016

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.
Growing resilience through community gardens in Gambia
12 agosto 2013

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.
Seed distribution bridges the gap until the next harvest
2 agosto 2012

Seed distribution bridges the gap until the next harvest

By Aminata Sow in Gambia Mahmoud Diop is a farmer living in Torro Bah, a village located at the North Bank, in Gambia. Before the food crisis hit his region, he was known as a benefactor because he used to distribute one part of his crops to the poorest families that were greater in need in his village. But now he can hardly feed his own family. His house is composed of three families, but he i...

La Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja es la mayor organización humanitaria del mundo, con 190 sociedades miembros. Siendo uno de los componentes del Movimiento Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja, nuestra labor se rige por los siete principios fundamentales: humanidad, imparcialidad, neutralidad, independencia, voluntariado, unidad y universalidad.