Annual Report – Humanitarian Aid

Find here information on all projects in Africa, Ukraine and Nepal, on the budgets and on our Humanitarian Aid team.


In Congo, a roof for the victims of climatic disasters


Objective: to be ready for the rainy season. In the highest points of Uvira, a town in the province of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo, located on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, our humanitarian team is currently building 150 mud houses. Following the provision of land by the local authorities, construction has …

In Bukavu, capital of South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Panzi Foundation is carrying out activities to support survivors of sexual violence.


The Panzi Foundation’s legal clinics enable women survivors of sexual violence to receive free legal advice and be accompanied in filing a complaint if they wish. The humanitarian teams of the Luxembourg Red Cross are supporting the construction and expansion of two of these clinics, in Kavumu and Bunyakiri. In Kavumu, the legal clinic opened …

Humanitarians in the field


This summer the Luxembourg Red Cross’ Humanitarian Aid is launching two fun activities to discover International Humanitarian Law, in addition to the ‘Law in War’ thematic trail at the National Museum of Military History (NMMH) in Diekirch. The activities “Humanitarians in the field” in Colpach-Bas complement this tour. They offer a simulation of International Humanitarian …

Discover the ‘Law in War’ tour


The ‘Law in War’ visitor tour was inaugurated on 30 June at the National Museum of Military History (MNHM) in Diekirch. It will also be open to the public as from 1 July . The inauguration of the ‘Law in War’ trail in the form of a guided tour took place on 30 June at …

The Red Cross supports the people of Afghanistan after the June 22 earthquake


A deadly 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck southeastern Afghanistan on June 22. The most affected provinces are Khost and Paktika. A few hours after the disaster, initial reports showed that more than 1,000 people had been killed. The number of victims should unfortunately continue to increase: many people remained trapped in rubble due to collapsed houses …

Laying the foundation stone for the new emergency unit at Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo


On 21 June 2022, the foundation stone for a major project was laid at the Panzi General Referral Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Just a stone’s throw from the new surgical unit, of which construction is currently being completed, renovation works for the “Accident and Emergency” building, as well as the delivery and …

Democratic Republic of Congo : start of the construction of the new emergency block of the Panzi hospital


On June 21 2022, our teams in Panzi, Democratic Republic of Congo, laid the first stone of a major rehabilitation project at the General Reference Hospital. Indeed, a few meters away from the new operating block, our teams started the rehabilitation of the “Emergency” building, along with the building for deliveries and neonatology. The construction …

Thank you to the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs at Luxembourg for supporting our activities in Niger


Following an invitation from the President of the Republic of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister of the Economy, Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs Franz Fayot paid an official visit to the Republic of Niger on 5 and 6 June 2022. Niger is a priority country for Luxembourg’s foreign policy and has …

More than 44 tonnes of material in support of Ukraine


Last week, our humanitarian team sent 44.36 tonnes of supplies to support our Ukrainian Red Cross colleagues. Amongst the materials delivered were 6024 hygiene kits that will help improve the daily lives of people affected by the conflict in the country, while 8300 nappies and orthopaedic equipment such as wheelchairs, shoulder slings and orthotics will …

Our humanitarian teams continue their work in Ukraine


In the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, 50km from the front line, “there is no question of abandoning the local population” for the Luxembourg Red Cross’ humanitarian teams, who continue to help the victims of the armed conflict. The Luxembourg Red Cross team in Kramatorsk has been supporting no less than six hospitals and a …

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