Latest update from Colombia

Here is an update on the numbers of human beings the Colombian Red Cross have reached so far in 2016 within this Urban Violence Program. In the cities of Cali and Medellin at least 3.755 people have participated in project activities aiming to mitigate the humanitarian consequences of violence.
This also includes helping youth to have meaningful activities in their free time within areas generally affected by violence.

This is very good news, it shows that the work Red Cross are doing is slowly but surely showing results. In quoting Alice Cooper: “We Still Got a Long Way to Go
– at least this is going in the right direction

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Young man showing love for his neighborhood Potrero Grande. Cali, Colombia 2016                                                                                                                                                     Photo: Peter Diaz

 

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