Red Cross Officials Discuss Aid Efforts In Venezuela In New Humanitarian Interview
New Humanitarian: Q&A | Venezuela aid deal sees Red Cross prioritize health needs and hospitals
“After denying the existence of a humanitarian crisis for years and blocking foreign aid, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro struck an unexpected deal in March to allow the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to assist his increasingly hungry and sick population. One month after the first shipment of medical supplies and generators arrived in Venezuela, the New Humanitarian spoke to Yves Daccord, director general of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and IFRC Secretary General Elhadj As Sy to find out how the mission was going…” (Dupraz-Dobias, 5/14).
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