Humanitarian work in Africa

  • In the conflict affected Central African Republic there are an estimated 551,600 internally displaced persons. In Bangui, the SPRINT Initiative aims to reach 31,650 women of reproductive age, 4,000 pregnant women and 25,320 sexually active men.
    In the conflict affected Central African Republic there are an estimated 551,600 internally displaced persons. In Bangui, the SPRINT Initiative aims to reach 31,650 women of reproductive age, 4,000 pregnant women and 25,320 sexually active men.
  • IPPF’s Member Association, the Association Centrafricaine pour le Bien-Etre Familial (ACABEF) is working closely with its country partner, UNFPA, to implement a six-month emergency response project for reproductive health in the capital.
    IPPF’s Member Association, the Association Centrafricaine pour le Bien-Etre Familial (ACABEF) is working closely with its country partner, UNFPA, to implement a six-month emergency response project for reproductive health in the capital.
  • In 2014, SPRINT provided assistance to South Sudanese and Congolese refugees in Northern and Western Uganda.
    In 2014, SPRINT provided assistance to South Sudanese and Congolese refugees in Northern and Western Uganda.
  • Mother and baby await emergency healthcare due to the political crisis in Ethiopia
    Mother and baby await emergency healthcare due to the political crisis in Ethiopia

The SPRINT Initiative is IPPF's flagship humanitarian programme funded by the Australian Government. Our six priority countries in Africa include Ethiopia, Central Africa Republic, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya and Uganda.

In 2014, the African region had three major political crisis in three countries; Ethiopia, Central Africa Republic and Uganda.