As COVID-19 cases surge in Africa, Red Cross warns that insufficient...

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Halting an increasing trend of COVID-19 cases in Africa will require additional funding. This was announced by the International Federation of Red Cross and...

Coronavirus – Algeria: United States Donates Field Hospital to Help Algeria...

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On August 11, Algerian and American officials inaugurated a U.S.-donated state-of-the-art field hospital near Blida.  Experts from the United States partnered with Algerian counterparts...

Inclusive vaccination and protection measures urgently needed to stop the new...

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The International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in the Middle East and North Africa, is concerned that the increasing COVID-19 transmissions...

Somalia: Three million face starvation and disease, warns IFRC, as it...

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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has warned that Somalia is on the cusp of a humanitarian catastrophe. One...

Combination of wildfires and COVID-19 threaten tens of thousands of lives...

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The wildfires currently spreading in Algeria and Tunisia threaten the lives of tens of thousands, while also damaging local ecosystems, infrastructures and livelihoods.  Both...

Coronavirus – Liberia: Comic Strips Provide Preventative Information to Protect People...

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Liberia declared a state of emergency in early April when the pandemic hit. In a race against time, Sharon Logan with a group of...

Coronavirus – Sierra Leone: International Organization for Migration (IOM) Water Facilities...

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Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, handwashing remains among the most difficult preventive measures for millions of Sierra Leoneans to follow. In fact, access to clean water is still...

Coronavirus – Mauritania: How COVID-19 Affects Nomadic Herders – IOM’s Transhumance...

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Herders in Africa’s arid Sahelian region follow a seasonal cycle as they seek greener pastures for their livestock. Every year, thousands of men and...

Coronavirus – Africa: East & Horn of Africa COVID-19 Situation Report

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Download logoEHoA SITUATION OVERVIEW The number of COVID-19 cases in East & Horn of Africa continues to rise, with the disease now infecting over 32,000...

Coronavirus – Mozambique: Thousands of Mozambican Miners to receive Health Checks,...

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Thousands of Mozambican miners are returning to work in neighboring South Africa for the first time since borders closed in March due to COVID-19. Five hundred miners screened...