Episode #84 No End in Sight: The Conflict in Libya with Mohamed Sheikh-Ali

Episode #84 No End in Sight: The Conflict in Libya with Mohamed Sheikh-Ali

Eight years of violence and armed conflict have taken a heavy toll on Libya. Its economy is in crisis, instability prevails, and basic services such as health care, schools, electricity and water are suffering. In Tripoli, the latest conflict continues with no end in sight over three months after it began. There are growing fears that a protracted urban battle lies ahead. Meanwhile, tens of thousands remain displaced in other parts of the country. In this episode, we speak with Mohamed Sheikh-Ali, the Economic Security Coordinator from the ICRC’s Libya delegation. We discuss the current crisis, challenges the population is facing and perspectives about the future. Hosted by Niki Clark

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Episode #25 Survival at Stake: The Crisis in the Lake Chad Region with Patrick Youssef

Episode #25 Survival at Stake: The Crisis in the Lake Chad Region with Patrick Youssef

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we sit down with Patrick Youssef, ‎the ICRC Deputy Regional Director in Africa. With media attention focused on the famine in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen and Nigeria, Patrick helps us dive deeper into one of the areas of crisis, the Lake Chad region. What's driving the chronic fragility in Lake Chad? How do you rebuild the eroding sense of solidarity in communities? How is ICRC operating in the area? And with such dire headlines dominating, how does one remain hopeful? Hosted by Niki Clark and Sara Owens.

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Episode #18 Diversity, Hope and Challenge on the African Continent with Patricia Danzi

Episode #18 Diversity, Hope and Challenge on the African Continent with Patricia Danzi

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we sit down with ICRC's Regional Director for Africa Patricia Danzi. She talks about the challenges of working in a context that many perceive more as a country than a continent, the critical issues not being covered, how to make space for Africa in a crowded humanitarian landscape and the stories of hope and innovation that keep her inspired. Hosted by Niki Clark and Tracey Begley.

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Episode #11 The Frontlines of Famine with Jürg Eglin

Episode #11 The Frontlines of Famine with Jürg Eglin

After 25 years with the ICRC, South Sudan Head of Delegation Jürg Eglin has experienced pretty much everything. But the famine facing the world's newest country is one of the worst in history, even to a career humanitarian. Eglin, along with ICRC in Washington's Trevor Keck sits down with Intercross the Podcast to discuss the situation on the ground, ICRC's operational response and the humanitarian consequences of decades of conflict to the most vulnerable populations. Hosted by Niki Clark and Sara Owens.

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