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A step further in the search for persons missing in connection with 1992-93 armed conflict in Abkhazia
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 15:15:00 +0100
News release | Yerevan (ICRC) – The coordination mechanism comprising Georgian and Abkhaz participants that is seeking to account for 2,258 people who went missing in connection with the 1992-93 armed conflict in Abkhazia and its aftermath held a meeting today, on
African Union: ICRC calls on all parties to conflict to respect IHL in urban warfare
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:00:00 +0100
Statement | Safe Access to Urban Services in Armed Conflict and ViolenceDiane Misenga KibeyaDeputy Head of Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross to the African Union15th International Conference on Urban HealthManaging Urbanization for Healt
Ethiopia: Authorities enhance prison management skills
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:30:00 +0100
Article | 33 prison managers of Oromia region attended a five-day prison management training organized by the Oromia Region Prison Commission and the ICRC.
Call for Consultants: Local consultancy to evaluate existing BJMP health information systems and suggest ways forward
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 06:15:00 +0100
Article | The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Health in Detention Team is looking for a contractual partner with experience related in public health, allied medical field or research in health information systems and management.Please refer to
Ethiopia: For the love of the game
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 13:30:00 +0100
Australia: New technologies and the implications for states
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 07:30:00 +0100
Article | Experts from government, military and academia have convened in Brisbane to discuss the legal and practical implications for states of rapidly advancing weapons technologies.The International Committee of the Red Cross, the University of Queensland a
Afghanistan takes home the Cup: the 1st Annual Hanna Lahoud International Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:30:00 +0100
News release | The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in partnership with the Tripoli Disabled Sport Association (TDSA) and the Hanna Lahoud Foundation, hosted the 1st Annual Hanna Lahoud International Wheelchair Basketball Tournament in Al Jinan Univ
ICRC President statement on 150th Anniversary of the St Petersburg Declaration
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:45:00 +0100
Statement | The authors of the groundbreaking 1868 St Petersburg Declaration set limits not only to prohibit a new weapon but also to reaffirm the humanitarian principles applicable to warfare, and as they described: "the necessities of war ought to yield to the
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Access to education should not be hampered by conflicts
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:15:00 +0100
Photo gallery | The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has disrupted the affected populations' life in many ways. Hampered access to education is one of its worst setbacks.
St. Petersburg Declaration: Victory of humanity in war
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 05:15:00 +0100
Article | 150 years ago, the St. Petersburg Declaration was signed. The most influential States of the time agreed to ban bullets which explode upon touching a human body, causing extreme injuries and suffering.
Mindanao: Regaining dignity and livelihood lost in conflict
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 02:45:00 +0100
Article | Over 12,000 people in Central Mindanao and Lanao del Sur have been deprived of stable income due to continued displacement caused by protracted armed conflict.
Afghanistan: Real commitment to reduce civilian suffering needed from warring parties
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 09:30:00 +0100
News release | Public statement from Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC):
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Between Ebola and machetes
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 09:15:00 +0100
Indonesia: UNPAR crowned national champion of IHL moot court competition, 2018
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 04:45:00 +0100
Article | It's going to be destination Hong Kong for the law students of Parahyangan Catholic University (UNPAR), Bandung, Indonesia, who won the national round of the 2018 International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition held on 3 and 4 November.
ICRC, ROK foreign ministry hold IHL seminar for Korean govt. officials
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 04:00:00 +0100
Article | The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) together with the Republic of Korea's (ROK) ministry of foreign affairs conducted the first-ever workshop on international humanitarian law (IHL) for government officials and military legal official
Fourth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 03:30:00 +0100
Statement | The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is pleased to have this opportunity to address the States party to the Chemical Weapons Convention at this Fourth Review Conference.The past five years have seen significant progress by States and t
Born on a beach – A Red Cross midwife on life in Myanmar
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 17:45:00 +0100
Article | Olivia Hill has worked in numerous humanitarian emergencies across the world.
Santa Claus, shocked by war, searches for lonely child
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:00:00 +0100
News release | A familiar but out-of-place man takes cover behind a broken wall as gunfire rains down from abandoned buildings. Santa Claus -- a dirty, battle-worn Santa – appears shocked to be in a bullet-riddled cityscape.
Seventeenth meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the prohibition of the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personal mines and their destruction
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:45:00 +0100
Statement | The success of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (APMBC) in protecting lives and limbs is undeniable.Twenty-one years after adoption, countless lives have been saved, and the goal of a mine-free world is within reach.Thankfully, we no longer liv
Republic of Korea: Workshop explores role of IHL in protecting journalists in conflict zones
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 04:00:00 +0100
Photo gallery | Journalists and media professionals play a crucial role in highlighting the humanitarian consequences of armed conflict.
New horizons in humanitarian diplomacy: the power of new technologies and Asian youths
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:30:00 +0100
Statement | Technological innovation brings new possibilities and challenges. The emergence of autonomous weapon is particularly controversial. How can we better protect civilians in wars of the future?
Vacancy: IT Specialist
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:30:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC Pretoria Regional Delegation is looking for an IT Specialist to join the team. If you're passionate about all things IT, apply now.
China: High-level dialogue explores technology innovation and role of Asian youth in humanitarian work
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 04:30:00 +0100
Photo gallery | The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) exchanged insights for the first time in an open dialogue on November 22, in Hong Kong, over the theme “New horizons in humanitarian diplom
Diplomacy in the service of humanitarian objectives: Falkland/Malvinas Islands
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 16:30:00 +0100
Article | "Diplomacy in the service of humanitarian objectives” was the title of a meeting held on Wednesday 21 November at ICRC headquarters in Geneva.
China: High-level dialogue in Hong Kong explores innovation opportunities and challenges in humanitarian work
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 02:45:00 +0100
News release | The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the President of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) exchanged insights for the first time in an open dialogue on November 22, in Hong Kong, over the theme Ne
Diplomacy at the Service of Humanitarian Objectives
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:00:00 +0100
Article | The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Permanent Mission of the Argentine Republic and the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom are jointly organizing the event "Diplomacy at the Service of Humanitarian Objectives" on 21 November
Developing capacity for peace and security of African States requires sustained partnerships
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 18:30:00 +0100
Statement | ICRC Statement to the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on “Peace and Security in Africa: Strengthening peacekeeping operations in Africa”
The Missing and Deceased Migrants Pilot Project in South Africa and Zimbabwe: 2016 - 2018
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:15:00 +0100
Article | This factsheet explains how the ICRC is working with affected families and the authorities in South Africa and Zimbabwe to complement existing systems, tools and resources used to locate missing or deceased migrants.
Autonomous weapons: States must agree on what human control means in practice
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:30:00 +0100
News release | Geneva – Should a weapon system be able to make its own “decision” about who to kill?
The Role of Parliamentarians in Implementing International Humanitarian Law
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:00:00 +0100
Legal factsheet | Members of parliament are instrumental in ensuring that international humanitarian law (IHL) is properly implemented under their domestic legal system.
ICRC film on show in London as UK highlights sexual violence in war
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:00:00 +0100
Article | A moving short film portraying the reality facing women in war zones is among those being screened at a London film festival, to make a stand against sexual violence in conflict.The two-day event, at the British Film Institute on 23 & 24 November
South Sudan: Bringing family separation to an end
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:30:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC has been reconnecting families in South Sudan for over 30 years through satellite phone calls and Red Cross Messages.
Republic of Korea: Workshop on humanitarian law protecting journalists
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 04:00:00 +0100
Article | Journalists from leading media houses and communication colleagues from humanitarian organizations in the Republic of Korea came together for a workshop organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) entitled "International Humanita
Searching for missing persons in connection with the 1990s and August 2008 conflicts
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:45:00 +0100
Article | Ergneti (ICRC) – A meeting seeking to find out the whereabouts of 163 missing people took place today in Ergneti.
Yemen: Before we talk about peace, we must talk about war
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:45:00 +0100
Statement | A statement from Fabrizio Carboni, the regional director for the Near and Middle East for the ICRC, on the situation in Yemen.
Seçilmiş Türkçe belgeler (documents in Turkish)
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:30:00 +0100
Article | Uluslararası Kızılhaç Komitesi (ICRC)1863 yılında kurulan Uluslararası Kızılhaç Komitesi (ICRC), silahlı şiddet ve çatışmalardan etkilenen kişilere yardım etmek ve savaş mağdurlarını koruyan yasaları yaygınlaştırmak amacıyla dünya çapında faaliyet gö
From Baghdad to Beirut then Canada, the journey of Warda.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:45:00 +0100
Article | Four years ago, Warda was a dental technician and owned a very well established laboratory in Baghdad.
African Union: Military Attachés Association briefed on the humanitarian situation in DR Congo
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:45:00 +0100
Article | ICRC's delegation to the African Union held a briefing on the humanitarian situation in DR Congo at a meeting of the Military Attachés Association (MAA) on November 2.
Ethiopia: Prison authorities tackle infrastructure problems
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:15:00 +0100
Article | On 8th November 2018, prison authorities and ICRC detention experts met to discuss solutions to challenges facing detention infrastructure at a three-day seminar held in Addis Ababa.
The road to reunion: For these families this is all they have
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:45:00 +0100
Photo gallery | Every year, over 100,000 people from the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem take Red Cross buses to visit family members detained in Israel.
Reuniting separated families in Western Tanzania
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:45:00 +0100
International Humanitarian Law is key to upholding multilateralism and addressing global challenges
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 22:45:00 +0100
Article | ICRC Statement to the United Nations Security Council Open Debateon "Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Strengthening Multilateralism and the Role of the United Nations" delivered by Robert Mardini, Permanent Observer to the UN and Head
Invitation to bid for ICRC tender for body-bags
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 15:45:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC is performing an open tender concerning a frame agreement for 4 (four) types of body-bag: Black and White heavy duty (Field) body-bags, White light weight (Hospital) body-bags and White heavy duty body-bags for victims of infectious diseases
Yemen: Prospects of peace do not excuse violations in Hodeida battle
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:00:00 +0100
News release | Yemen/Geneva – As Hodeida sees a dramatic escalation in the fighting around the city, the ICRC calls on warring parties to protect civilians and civilian infrastructure from unnecessary harm, especially in the lead-up to potential talks between parti
Transforming experiences: Supporting health-care facilities at Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 04:00:00 +0100
Article | Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) in Peshawar is the primary health-care facility that caters to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Waiting is never passive: New photos shed light on Peru’s missing
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 03:30:00 +0100
Article | In Peru 20,000 families are still waiting for news of their missing loved ones.Twenty thousand families sit suspended between life and death: unable to mourn or move forward until they know the fate of their relatives.It's difficult to imagine living
Invitation to bid for ICRC tender for Supercereal with sugar
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:30:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC is performing an open procurement tender concerning frame agreement for Supercereal with sugar, valid for 1 year.Bidders who are interested will find below attached the tender documents with specifications.Bidders who are interested and need
Rwanda: Staff from 3 hospitals get trained in conflict-wound management
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:00:00 +0100
Article | Medical professionals attended a course aimed at strengthening their skills to manage patients with conflict wounds.
New photo exhibition in Geneva: “Suyay: the missing, the waiting, the grieving”
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 12:00:00 +0100
News release | 18 years have passed since the end of the armed conflict in Peru, but 20,000 families are still waiting for news of their missing loved ones.
Prison design crucial for detainees’ dignity, says new ICRC guidance
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0100
Article | According to the new ICRC guidance, dignity of detainees must be at the heart of good prison design
Health Care in Danger campaign: Stop violence against medical personnel and facilities in Iraq
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:15:00 +0100
News release | Baghdad (ICRC) – A nationwide public awareness campaign entitled Health Care in Danger has been launched on 12 November during a ceremony at the Ministry of Health in Baghdad and will last for 10 days until 21 November.
Myanmar: Farmer who lost limb discovers it’s never too late for hope
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 04:15:00 +0100
Article | Living in a very small and remote village of eastern Shan State, Yar Sie saw no option but to toughen up and move on.
Promoting the Teaching of IHL in Universities: Overview, Successes and Challenges of the ICRC’s Approach
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 15:45:00 +0100
Article | AbstractAccording to the four Geneva Conventions of 1949, States have to include the study of those texts within their programmes of military and civil instruction. What role do universities play in that regard?
Statement by the ICRC to the United Nations General Assembly, Fourth Committee on Respect for International Humanitarian Law in Peacekeeping Operations
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 17:00:00 +0100
Statement | United Nations Headquarters, New YorkStatement delivered by Agnès Coutou, Peacekeeping and Protection AdviserPeacekeeping operations (PKOs) are the most tangible instrument the UN has to implement its peace and security mandate.
Democratic Republic of the Congo: 50,000 Congolese citizens expelled from Angola trapped at border
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 15:00:00 +0100
Article | Since the beginning of October, over 400,000 Congolese citizens have been expelled from Angola. Around 70% of the people expelled have passed through the border town of Kamako on their way back to their homes in Kasaï province.
National Society Workshop on implementation of Movement Action Plan 2018-2021 towards elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 17:15:00 +0100
Statement | Nuclear weapons must never again be used and must be eliminated through adherence of all States to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the fulfillment of solemn obligations under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty including urgent m
Tackling poverty in conflict zones with cash transfers
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 09:45:00 +0100
Article | Cash transfers have become an increasingly important method of helping those displaced in armed conflict to fight against poverty and recover their livelihood.From 2012 to 2017, the number of people assisted through cash transfer programming by the I
Senior staff of DPRK Red Cross discuss laws of war at workshop
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 03:00:00 +0100
Article | Thirty senior members of the Red Cross Society of the DPRK took part in a workshop on IHL organized by the ICRC in Pyongyang, from 9 to 11 October. This is the first time that such a workshop was organized in the country.
Brazil: A voice of encouragement from afar
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 20:00:00 +0100
Article | After a journey that can last several days, weeks or even months, hearing the voice of a loved one is a great encouragement, even if that voice is hundreds or thousands of miles away.Tears, joy, nostalgia, hopes and dreams converge in conversations f
Yemen: Political solution needed to end intense suffering for Yemeni families
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 14:00:00 +0100
News release | Yemen/Geneva - Robust political efforts are needed to bring an end to warfare that has caused intense suffering for families in Yemen, the ICRC said Wednesday.
ICRC, China work toward preserving humanity in war
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 04:30:00 +0100
Article | At the sidelines of the Xiangshan Forum, CGTN's Wang Xiaonan talked to Gilles Carbonnier (Carbonnier), vice president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), to explore why conflicts are still rampant in the modern world, what role th
China: Cash Transfer Programming Represents One of the Biggest Innovations in Humanitarian Action
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 04:15:00 +0100
Article | During Oct. 23rd - 25th, Humanitarian Aid Network Capacity Building Training Session & Launching Ceremony of Cash Transfer Programming in Armed Conflict was held in Hainan province, China.
Qatar Red Crescent society and ICRC hold international workshop to discuss role of national societies in promoting elimination of nuclear weapons
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:00:00 +0100
News release | Doha (ICRC/QRCS)– Senior leaders and staff from National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies from across the Middle East, Africa, central Asia and Europe are gathering in Doha from 30 to 31 October to discuss the implementation of an action plan and
From fields of green to fields of rubble in Ghouta
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:00:00 +0100
Article | Ghouta means "fields" in Arabic. It was an agricultural region, supplying food and furniture to Damascus and other parts of Syria.Now it's fields of rubble, concrete and twisted metal.
Handbook on Data Protection in Humanitarian Action - Second Edition
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0100
Article | Since data protection in humanitarian action is a fast evolving area, the ICRC and the Brussels Privacy Hub have started working on a second edition of this Handbook.
Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe wins 2018 National IHL Moot Court
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:15:00 +0100
Article | Isheanotida Chikaka, Stephanie Mutasa and Kudakwashe Shamu representing the University of Zimbabwe (UZ).The University of Zimbabwe successfully defended their title as champions in the 2018 Zimbabwe International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot Court dur
Rafik Hariri University Hospital: No one left behind
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:45:00 +0100
News release | Beirut – Her Royal Highness The Grand Duchess of Luxembourg paid visit to Rafik Hariri University Hospital this week on a humanitarian visit to learn from the experience of RHUH, ICRC and UNICEF's experiences of treating the mental and physical healt
Invitation to bid for joint ICRC-IOM tender for Buckets 14l
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:45:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC and IOM are performing an open procurement tender concerning frame agreement for Buckets 14l with lid, valid for 2 yearsBidders who are interested will find below attached the tender documents with specifications.Bidders who are interested a
ICRC spotlights Global Crisis of the Missing at UN Third Committee Session
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0100
Article | Statement by the ICRC at the United Nations General Assembly, 73rd session, Third Committee, agenda item 74(b)
Sudan: ICRC provides food and household items to over 3,000 families in Darfur
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:30:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC and Sudanese Red Crescent Society provided humanitarian assistance to over 3,000 families in Tawila Locality, North Darfur.
ICRC and Peacekeeping Operations
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 03:30:00 +0100
Statement | 2018 Oct 26, speech of ICRC Vice President Gilles Carbonnier at the 8th Xiangshan Forum to address the plenary session on UNPKO.
Twenty years on, 1,647 people still missing in Kosovo
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:30:00 +0200
News release | Belgrade/Pristina – Close to 20 years have passed since the armed conflict in Kosovo but as many as 1,647 families are still waiting for answers about their loved ones who are unaccounted for in connection with the 1998–1999 events and their afterma
Nursing skills lab ushers in culture of training, learning
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 04:45:00 +0200
Article | Nurses are the first point-of-contact for patients coming into the emergency department, many of whom require urgent medical intervention. This is why developing the capacity of nurses is crucial for an effective health-care delivery system.
Reuniting families in Afghanistan: After 2 years of disappearance, Naqibullah stuns family as he “comes alive”
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 05:30:00 +0200
Article | Overwhelmed with sadness, Naqibullah's parents could not even grieve properly because their days were spent taking care of their seven other children.
Zimbabwe: Separated by distance, connected by wifi
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:00:00 +0200
Article | Ketsia at Tongogara Refugee Camp in eastern Zimbabwe.Ketsia Kahozi Bizvii is desperate to find her two brothers and sister – Kevin, Jonathan and Asnath.
Wishing for life in South Sudan to return to normal
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:30:00 +0200
War at the front door: A virtual reality challenge inside urban conflict
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:00:00 +0200
News release | Geneva (ICRC) – The sound of gunfire approaches. You don’t know if your family should run or hide. Making the right choice can mean life or death.
Uncertainty looms large over thousands still displaced in Marawi
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:15:00 +0200
News release | One year since fighting officially ended in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, the return home and certainty about the future continue to elude over 65,000 displaced people.
UAE: Senior military officers from around the world meet to discuss laws of war
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:15:00 +0200
News release | More than 120 senior military officers from over 80 countries will participate in the Senior Workshop on International Rules governing Military Operations (SWIRMO) jointly hosted by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the United A
South Sudan: ICRC facilitates release of 24 detainees
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:00:00 +0200
News release | Juba/Geneva – The ICRC has facilitated the release of 24 persons detained in relation to the conflict in South Sudan, including 16 detainees released on Friday.
African Union: Respect of Law of War protects women and girls during conflict
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:45:00 +0200
Statement | ICRC Statement during the AU Peace and Security Council session to celebrate UNSC Res 1325
International Conference on the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:15:00 +0200
Report | The International Conference on the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) took place in New Dehli from 5 to 6 December 2017.
Exchange with the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs and other High-Level Officials on the current state of affairs in the field of disarmament and arms control
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 20:45:00 +0200
Statement | Statement of Robert Mardini, Permanent Observer of the ICRC to the United Nations. UN General Assembly, 73rd session First Committee.
ICRC activities in Libya
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 20:45:00 +0200
Article | Seven years of armed conflict in Libya has left its people with coping mechanisms that are rapidly eroding. Daily life has become difficult and hundreds of thousands of people either remain displaced or are trying to return home.
Statement: General Debate on all disarmament and international security agenda items
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:15:00 +0200
Statement | United Nations General Assembly, 73rd Session, First Committee. Statement delivered by Ms. Kathleen Lawand, Head of Arms Unit, ICRC.
Peru: Police officers from the Americas analyze ways of reducing humanitarian impact of urban violence
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:30:00 +0200
News release | Senior police officers representing fifteen countries of the Americas are gathered from October 17 to 19, in Cusco, Peru, to analyse the challenges posed by urban violence and to seek possible solutions to help reduce the humanitarian cost in the con
Global trends of war and their humanitarian impacts
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:30:00 +0200
Statement | A perfect storm of converging trends in global warfare is changing how the ICRC needs to think about helping those caught in conflict.
Cash in conflict debate gains momentum in London this week
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:30:00 +0200
Article | The debate surrounding cash assistance in conflict is back on the agenda this week, as Cash Week 2018 gets under way in London.A series of events and workshops are taking place across the capital, including a panel discussion on Thursday (18 October)
Kachin: Relief trickles in with water supply system at IDP camp
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:45:00 +0200
Article | For the internally displaced people (IDP) living in a camp in Myanmar's Kachin State, this was a part of their harsh reality till recently.
Nigeria: Health worker Hauwa Mohammed Liman executed in captivity
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:45:00 +0200
News release | A second health worker held hostage in Nigeria has been murdered.
The National Society Investment Alliance
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:30:00 +0200
Article | The National Society Investment Alliance is a pooled funding mechanism providing flexible, multi-year financing and support for the development of National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, strengthening their capacity to deliver relevant and eff
Indonesia: Asia Regional Conference on humanitarian negotiation and access
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:45:00 +0200
Article | From 8 to 9 March 2018, over 120 participants from 18 countries gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia for the Regional Conference on Humanitarian Action and Negotiation in Asia organized in conjunction with the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiati
Nigeria: With 24-hour deadline looming, ICRC makes urgent public appeal to release endangered healthcare workers
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 13:30:00 +0200
Article | Geneva/Abuja (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is making an urgent public appeal to the Nigerian Government and to communities and individuals with influence to work toward the release of two committed medical workers abduc
Mosul: New physical rehabilitation centre gives hope to amputees
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 10:15:00 +0200
News release | A new physical rehabilitation centre in Mosul will treat patients with disabilities and provide specialist prosthetic, orthotic and physiotherapy services.
Lebanon: How Samir’s life was injected with health and happiness
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:30:00 +0200
Article | How the ICRC is helping refugees access affordable and necessary emergency health care in Lebanon.
Kenya: Helping Margaret find her parents
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:45:00 +0200
Article | As the world marked the international day of the girl child on 11 October, we shared the story of Margaret, a 17-year-old refugee girl living with her four siblings in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya.
The ICRC’s response to the needs of vulnerable migrants
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:30:00 +0200
Article | Migration is a global and complex phenomenon. The causes behind migration are many and varied.
Displaced in Yemen where the needs continue to grow
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:00:00 +0200
Photo gallery | The grim reality that faces the millions of internally displaced people in Yemen continues – in violation of the international humanitarian law.
Women and War
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 04:45:00 +0200
Article | Women live and react to those consequences, but they are hardly passive victims.