Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:45:00 +0200
News release | In March 2020, the ICRC quickly adapted its operations in Nigeria to the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:00:00 +0200
Article | Remembering the nine ICRC employees killed in Srebrenica 25 years ago.
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 10:30:00 +0200
News release | Countries affected by conflict are also disproportionately impacted by climate change, a double threat that pushes people out of their homes, disrupts food production, cuts off supplies, amplifies diseases and weakens health-care services, the Intern
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:30:00 +0200
Report | Here's how countries enduring conflict are disproportionately affected by climate change and climate variability.
Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:30:00 +0200
News release | When the outbreak of COVID-19 led to a global ceasefire, the fighting in the Sahel region continued unabated.
Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:15:00 +0200
Article | When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Amanda Halliday, Amra Ismail and Bhagya Samarakoon, from the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo and Azra Basheer, Priyandima Perera, and Shehani Arachchige from the Open University of Sri Lanka faced a tough decisio
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:15:00 +0200
Article | Fifty-five-year-old Fassouma Samsou is a widow and mother of five children. "To flee the violence, my family and I had to walk 50 kilometres with nothing to eat", she explains.
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:00:00 +0200
Article | In Chad, nomadic herders have to face the combined effects of armed violence, COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 11:30:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC donated medical equipment to an Islamic boarding school in East Java, Indonesia, as part of the prevention measures against COVID-19.
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 13:45:00 +0200
News release | The ICRC calls on all the security and defence forces, all armed groups, and volunteers involved in the fighting in Burkina Faso to show restraint.
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 05:30:00 +0200
Article | How the ICRC is helping diabetic patients in Pakistan by ensuring proper medication and virtual doctor consultations during COVID-19.
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 17:00:00 +0200
Statement | The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is grateful for the opportunity to address the "Open-ended working group" during this informal virtual meeting.At the outset, the ICRC would like to express its appreciation for the Chair's work in
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:45:00 +0200
Statement | Six essential lessons for a pandemic response in humanitarian settings.
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:15:00 +0200
Article | Humanitarian Visa d'Or 2020 awarded to Alfredo Bosco, an Italian photojournalist for report on Mexican drug war and its humanitarian consequences.
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 06:45:00 +0200
Article | From behavioural changes to initiating community dialogue, what leading a national-level response to COVID-19 in Sri Lanka taught a humanitarian.
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 17:15:00 +0200
Statement | Movement statement on ensuring an environment free from all discrimination and racism.
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 10:45:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC is working with the Yemen Red Crescent to improve the conditions of people in quarantine places during COVID-19 pandemic.
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 08:30:00 +0200
Article | Here's how the ICRC is working in Myanmar where the threat of COVID-19 is particularly acute for communities living in areas affected by armed conflict.
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 16:45:00 +0200
Article | How the ICRC has been helping farmers in Azerbaijan stay financially afloat while COVID-19 pandemic alters everything that was once considered ‘normal’.
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:30:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC Missing Persons Project, launched in 2018, is currently developing a set of guiding principles on interaction with families of missing migrants.
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 08:00:00 +0200
News release | As the tenth anniversary of the Syria conflict approaches, millions of people are being pushed towards deeper poverty and hunger.
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:15:00 +0200
Statement | The ICRC urgently needs to step up our life-saving action across Syria, including in the Idlib pocket.
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 16:30:00 +0200
News release | High-Level Policy Dialogue explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kuwait and the Middle East region.
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 16:30:00 +0200
Statement | The ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait, the ICRC and Kuwait Red Crescent Society participated in the third High-Level Policy Dialogue.
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 14:00:00 +0200
Article | With the conflict in its tenth year, Syria is facing COVID-19 pandemic with scarce resources. Countless families have been affected.
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 06:30:00 +0200
Report | The Annual Report 2019 is an account of the field activities the ICRC conducted worldwide over the year.
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 08:15:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC visited Ibnu Abbas Pesantren, an Islamic boarding school for girls, in Indonesia.
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 09:00:00 +0200
Article | Management of the dead, from a Hinduism perspective, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 08:45:00 +0200
Article | Management of the dead, from a Buddhist perspective, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 12:15:00 +0200
Article | Keke drivers in Maiduguri, Nigeria, are spreading COVID-19 prevention messages throughout the city, even as the virus threatens their hard-won livelihoods.
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:15:00 +0200
Article | A photographer highlights the impact which COVID-19 has had on the residents of a home for visually impaired people on the outskirts of Yaoundé, Cameroon.
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 06:15:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC, along with the Malaysian Red Crescent Society, organized the Young Humanitarian Writers Competition 2020. This year's theme is the pandemic.
Tue, 23 Jun 2020 12:30:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC organized a webinar on Pandemic Wisdom: The Roles of Religious Leaders in Indonesia during COVID-19.
Tue, 23 Jun 2020 05:45:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC and Smaratungga Buddhist College organized a one-day seminar on Buddhist ethics and IHL in Boyolali, Indonesia.
Mon, 22 Jun 2020 08:45:00 +0200
Article | In Bangladesh, cash grants from the ICRC and Bangladesh Red Crescent Society help families in Chattogram Hill Tracts.
Sun, 21 Jun 2020 11:45:00 +0200
Publication | Catalogue presents a comprehensive list of publications and films available in Arabic.
Fri, 19 Jun 2020 09:30:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC is shifting its gears to help slow down the spread of COVID-19 and address the new needs of people affected by armed violence in Mozambique.
Fri, 19 Jun 2020 05:45:00 +0200
Article | Helpful resources and services for those who have experienced sexual violence.
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 12:15:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC is providing aid to help combat the effects of COVID-19 in Afghanistan’s prisons, including the largest one – Pul-e-Charkhi Central Prison.
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 11:00:00 +0200
News release | Hundreds more could die due to armed violence erupting again, causing death, injury, and displacement, in Jonglei State, South Sudan.
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 05:15:00 +0200
Article | COVID-19 is an education crisis for vulnerable children and youth impacted by armed conflicts, forced displacement, and protracted crises.
Thu, 18 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200
Article | Health Emergencies in Large Populations is a multidisciplinary training course for managing humanitarian operations in disasters, conflicts and other crises.
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:30:00 +0200
Article | Scholar monks, nuns, and students from across Shan and other states exchanged their views with the ICRC on the synergies between Buddhism and IHL.
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 09:45:00 +0200
Article | Islamic Foundation and ICRC have worked together on activities including research into Islamic Law and IHL, and first aid training sessions for imams.
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 05:15:00 +0200
News release | The recent rise in violence in Afghanistan, along with the outbreak of COVID-19, threatens to reduce access to health services for millions of Afghans.
Tue, 16 Jun 2020 13:15:00 +0200
Video | Webinar discussing humanitarian action during COVID-19, and what the ICRC is doing in response to the world's most challenging conflicts.
Mon, 15 Jun 2020 17:30:00 +0200
News release | The attacks in Monguno and Nganzai in Nigeria's Borno State on Saturday are the latest example of the deadly toll the conflict has on civilians.
Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:45:00 +0200
Video | Thanks to donations to our COVID-19 appeal, we were able to take immediate action to adapt our operations to the constantly changing situation.Find out more about our COVID-19 response here.
Mon, 15 Jun 2020 08:15:00 +0200
Article | As COVID-19 cases grew in May, the ICRC's operational response focused on populations most at risk, such as detainees, displaced and vulnerable people.
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 12:15:00 +0200
Article | In Indonesia, the ICRC participated in a talk show with Keluarga Buddhayana to address queries within the Buddhist community during COVID-19.
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 12:00:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC is performing an open procurement tender concerning frame agreement for Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) and Lipid-based Nutrient Supplement Large Quantity (LNS-LQ) / Ready to Use Supplementary Food (RUSF) valid for 1 year.Bidders who ar
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 06:45:00 +0200
Article | In the Serbian region, the ICRC's response to COVID-19 pandemic includes supporting the communities, including migrants in migration centres.
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 06:00:00 +0200
Article | In the Serbian region, the ICRC's initial response to COVID-19 pandemic includes supporting the communities, including migrants in migration centres.
Thu, 11 Jun 2020 18:30:00 +0200
Article | In Switzerland, there is 1 doctor for every 240 people.In Afghanistan, there's 1 doctor for every 3,520 people.In Mali, it's 1 doctor for every 7,190 people.And in Burkina Faso, it's 1 doctor for every 16,666 people.The International Committee of the
Thu, 11 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0200
Article | In Jordan, the ICRC continues its humanitarian work amidst COVID-19 environment.
Thu, 11 Jun 2020 10:30:00 +0200
Article | In Libya, more and more people are losing their livelihoods and income, and employees are often not receiving wages for months, due to COVID-19.
Wed, 10 Jun 2020 18:00:00 +0200
Statement | Humanitarian effectiveness through new technology requires standards of control over data, data integrity and data availability.
Wed, 10 Jun 2020 12:15:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC and Somali Red Crescent Society have adapted their humanitarian operations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:00:00 +0200
Photo gallery | Many detention facilities around the world are overcrowded, making them extremely vulnerable to a rapid spread of COVID-19.
Wed, 10 Jun 2020 08:30:00 +0200
Publication | A checklist which provides domestic measures to implement the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention.
Wed, 10 Jun 2020 06:15:00 +0200
Article | A webinar on religions, health issues and management of the dead was conducted by the ICRC in collaboration with the University of Alkhairaat.
Tue, 09 Jun 2020 17:45:00 +0200
Article | Africa Center for Disease and Prevention Control and ICRC organized a webinar to highlight importance of protecting health of persons in detention.
Tue, 09 Jun 2020 16:15:00 +0200
Statement | ICRC President Peter Maurer reiterates IHL is the only reasonable basis for consensus and to leave political controversies outside of humanitarian concerns.
Tue, 09 Jun 2020 12:15:00 +0200
News release | The ICRC and MSF's first joint humanitarian aid flight landed in Khartoum on 9 June 2020 at 10:50 am.
Tue, 09 Jun 2020 10:45:00 +0200
Report | Middle East and North Africa newsletter, June 2020: How the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.
Mon, 08 Jun 2020 18:15:00 +0200
Article | Highlighting the ICRC's response to COVID-19 in the African Union.
Mon, 08 Jun 2020 16:45:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC, together with the Ethiopian Red Cross Society, continues to provide assistance to farmers affected by ethnic violence in Ethiopia.
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 17:00:00 +0200
Article | In light of the pandemic of COVID-19, the ICRC Regional Delegation adapted its modus operandi by incorporating new activities into its neutral, impartial and independent humanitarian work in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.We work with
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:15:00 +0200
News release | With more than 32,000 fatalities due to COVID-19 in Brazil, we must properly manage the dead, ensuring dignity, protection and respect for families.
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0200
Article | In April 2020, the ICRC helped 2,184 people reach home safely and with dignity as part of our 'Safe Return Home' programme, in Myanmar.
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 06:30:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC, along with the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society, carried out emergency relief distribution drives in 24 districts, providing aid during COVID-19.
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 06:15:00 +0200
Photo gallery | In Bangladesh, a family is reunited amid the COVID-19 pandemic through the ICRC's Restoring Family Links programme.
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:15:00 +0200
Article | A Restoring Family Links Code of Conduct on Data Protection was adopted in 2015 to guarantee right to privacy and protection of personal data.
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:15:00 +0200
News release | The United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement call for unity to scale up efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:45:00 +0200
Publication | A checklist providing guidance on domestic measures to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions.
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:15:00 +0200
Article | An ICRC delegate from County Kildare, Ireland, reflects on her three missions in the South American country, Colombia.
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:00:00 +0200
News release | According to new survey, economic hardships brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic could foster a boom in aid-dependency in countries at conflict.
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 20:45:00 +0200
Video | Internationally acclaimed musician, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, is using her voice to fight COVID-19 misinformation.
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 18:00:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC rules on personal data protection were adopted in 2015, which affords individuals protection in accordance with international standards.
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:00:00 +0200
Article | Speech given by Peter Maurer, ICRC President, on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 13:30:00 +0200
Article | Limits on Autonomy in Weapon Systems: Identifying Practical Elements of Human Control.
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:15:00 +0200
Report | Middle East and North Africa newsletter, May 2020: How people marked Ramadan amid ongoing conflict, seasonal diseases and worsening economic situation.
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0200
Photo gallery | COVID-19: In north-eastern Nigeria, the threat of coronavirus grows among displaced people, but the conflict continues.
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 13:45:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC is concerned that the COVID-19 pandemic may increase stress exponentially. There are a number of people and communities who are particularly vulnerable to the psychological and psychosocial impact of the pandemic
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 11:30:00 +0200
News release | Facebook and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are partnering to launch #AfricaTogether.
Sun, 31 May 2020 20:15:00 +0200
Video | A short video explaining the intersection between International Humanitarian Law and COVID-19.
Sun, 31 May 2020 12:30:00 +0200
Article | There are 720 refugee families in Jordan enrolled in the ICRC's cash transfer programme. The story of one such family we were able to help out.
Fri, 29 May 2020 17:00:00 +0200
News release | Somalia: The ICRC is deeply shocked by the killing of eight people in Gololey village in the Balcad district in Hirshabelle, Mogadishu.
Fri, 29 May 2020 16:15:00 +0200
Photo gallery | As COVID-19 pandemic spreads to South Sudan, scale of its actual and potential impact on communities the ICRC serves has become increasingly evident.
Fri, 29 May 2020 03:30:00 +0200
News release | The unit, which includes a delivery room, has a capacity to cater for 12 COVID-19 patients.
Thu, 28 May 2020 21:30:00 +0200
Statement | Remarks to event "Safeguarding Civilians in a Pandemic" hosted by the International Peace Institute during 2020 UN Protection of Civilians Week.
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:00:00 +0200
Article | About the online community for national committees and similar entities on IHL.
Thu, 28 May 2020 13:45:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC Data Protection Commission is responsible for checking the compliance of the organization’s processing of personal data
Thu, 28 May 2020 13:00:00 +0200
Article | The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement made a collective appeal for 3.1 billion Swiss francs to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
Thu, 28 May 2020 13:00:00 +0200
News release | COVID-19: The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is appealing for 3.1 billion Swiss francs to urgently scale up its global response.
Thu, 28 May 2020 10:45:00 +0200
Article | Q&A explaining the strict constraints on the use of weapons and equipment in law enforcement operations.
Thu, 28 May 2020 08:15:00 +0200
Article | Production of lightweight, durable protective face shields will assist front line health workers and other medical staff caring for COVID-19 patients.
Wed, 27 May 2020 15:45:00 +0200
Statement | Secretary-General Guterres' report card on the state of protection highlights the enormous violations and the failures to protect men, women and children around the globe.Communities caught in the crossfire of armed conflict suffer shock after shock,
Wed, 27 May 2020 11:45:00 +0200
Article | The ICRC is assisting physical rehabilitation centres to manufacture 3,000 face shields locally in support of the fight against COVID-19 in Ethiopia.