IRRC No. 78


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As mentioned in the last number of the International Review, the ICRC has undertaken an action of importance in Nigeria where troubles had broken out. In July 1967, its delegate-general for Africa, Mr. Georg Hoffmann, on going to Lagos observed the urgent need of humanitarian aid for that country. On his indications the International Committee sent two medical teams to the spot to give assistance to the victims of the conflict. They were placed at the ICRC's disposal by the Swiss Red Cross, thanks in particular to a donation from the Swiss Government.

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