The Luxembourg Red Cross provides ongoing shelter solutions for displaced and disaster-affected families throughout the world. We are particularly attentive and committed to the African continent. Here is an overview of the main projects carried out in 2019.
Housing for 300 households renovated or built - 16 classrooms built.
Habitat improvement works - building gutters - improving of the waste management system.
Building houses for 205 households – Land-use planning - Training craftsmen.
More than 250 homes improved – 300 improved stoves distributed.
Improving access to drinking water - Building hydraulic infrastructures and latrines.
Master plan for renovating and expanding Panzi Hospital in Bukavu - Construction and renovation in 2020.
42 wooden houses and 1 shed to store crops built - Distribution of agricultural integration kits.
180 emergency shelters and 132 emergency latrines built - 60 housing units and sustainable clay latrines built.
Kit distribution to 911 internally displaced households.
395 houses with latrine, kitchen and garden built-320,000 trees planted.
1.2 million trees planted
3,390 shelters, 2,490 latrines and 1,300 hygiene kits distributed to 16,950 refugees - 80 sustainable houses and latrines built - Implementing a waste management system – Planting trees - Organising cultural and sports activities for refugees.
100 housing units and latrines built - Construction of dykes and protective works.
Improving food security for 450 families - Distribution of agricultural kits and seeds - 180 houses and community latrines built.
Supporting 8 villages in disaster preparedness. Prepositionning of 100 shelter kits – 32 houses built . Disaster prepardness training.
Pre-positioning of 400 shelter kits and 20 community kits - Equipped with 500 hygiene and kitchen kits.
Implementation of an integrated programme (Buildings, such as schools and health center - access to water - health and hygiene - livelihoods).
Programme de « Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction » suite à des tremblements de terre.
Renovation of 9 health centres - Renovation of Svitlodarsk hospital’s kitchen (which can accommodate 25,926 people).
Support for 20 National Red Cross National and Red Crescent Societies- Setting up Strategy Workshops in 10 countries – delivering shelter materials to 6 national societies.
Improvement of shelters for more than 26,000 refugees.