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Regional delegation Kuala Lumpur, facts and figures 2016
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:30:00 +0100
Article | Having worked in Malaysia since 1972, the ICRC established the Kuala Lumpur regional delegation in 2001, overseeing activities in Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei.
The ICRC in Bangladesh, facts and figures 2016
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:00:00 +0100
Article | In 2016, the ICRC continued to respond to the most urgent needs of the vulnerable households and communities affected by incidents of violence or other situations in Bangladesh, working together with the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS).Nota
Ukraine: Foresters keep alive a century-old tradition
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:30:00 +0100
Article | In the Luhansk region, foresters take great pride in regenerating forests, helping protect the environment and provide firewood for the local population.
Nigeria: Hundreds of thousands received food and assistance in 2016
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0100
Article | In 2016, the ICRC continued to significantly scale up its humanitarian response in North East Nigeria.
Afghanistan: An appeal for the safe and unconditional release of ICRC staff
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:45:00 +0100
News release | Kabul / Geneva – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is calling for the safe and unconditional release of two staff members abducted when their convoy was ambushed on 8 February in Jawzjan province, an attack that resulted in the kill
Ukraine: Activities highlights, 2016
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:15:00 +0100
Article | In Ukraine, the ICRC is helping people affected by the conflict in collaboration with the Ukrainian Red Cross.
Sri Lanka: A son missing, a family in turmoil
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0100
Video | When Punchibanda watched his son leave to join the army in 1995, he could not have imagined the heartache he would have to endure five years later. In 2000, he and his wife were informed that their son was missing.
"How does law protect in war?" website has a new look
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:45:00 +0100
Article | Our website "How does law protect in war?" has an improved look and feel, with over 350 real life case studies to explore.
Ukraine: ICRC delegates monitor conditions of detention
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:00:00 +0100
Video | Every two to three months, we visit people detained in relation to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, in prisons run by Ukrainian authorities.In this short video, our delegate Chyngyz Rayimbekov, discusses why we visit detainees and what we do during
Somalia: ICRC assisting 240,000 people affected by severe drought
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:45:00 +0100
News release | The ICRC and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) are currently distributing food to drought-affected people.
African Union: Defense attachés receive ICRC briefing on South Sudan
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:30:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC has briefed several defense attachés connected to embassies and organizations in Addis Ababa about its mission and activities in South Sudan.
Red Cross Red Crescent Movement stands united: We are #NotATarget
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:45:00 +0100
Video | On February 8th, six of our colleagues were targeted and killed in Afghanistan. That same day, a distribution centre in Aleppo was attacked – killing two Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers.
Traineeship – Health data management
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:30:00 +0100
Article | Purpose of the post in terms of ICRC's missionThe Assistance Division focuses on the provision of health, water and habitat, economic security and weapon contamination services for people and communities affected by armed conflict and other situati
South Sudan: Hospital staff face difficult choices as fighting intensifies
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:45:00 +0100
Photo gallery | As fighting intensified in the Upper Nile region, the ICRC surgical team in Kodok hospital was working around the clock to save lives.
African Union: ICRC delegation meets African Policing Civilians Oversight Forum
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:15:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC’s Police and Gendarmerie Delegate, Mark Tony Waine, held a meeting with the African Policing Oversight Forum’s (APCOF’s) coordinator, Sean Tait, on 7 February 2017, in Pretoria, South Africa.
50th anniversary of the Tlatelolco Treaty: Statement of Peter Maurer, President, ICRC
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:15:00 +0100
Statement | XXV Regular Session of the General Ministerial Conference of OPANAL. Statement of Peter Maurer, President, International Committee of the Red Cross.
Mexico: ICRC president calls on Latin America and Caribbean to keep championing prohibition of nuclear weapons
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:15:00 +0100
News release | The president of the ICRC, Peter Maurer, today urged governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to support the negotiations on a new treaty to prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons.
Experience of traineeships - Brittany Robles
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:30:00 +0100
Article | I am an American trainee who is committed to issues affecting vulnerable populations, such as migrants, victims of conflict, sexual and gender minorities (LGBTQ+) and survivors of sexual assault.
Experience of supervisor - Annika Norlin
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:30:00 +0100
Article | I am working as the Gender and Diversity Advisor at the Human Resources department in Geneva. I have been working as a Protection delegate and programme responsible for many years in the field for the ICRC.
Experience of supervisor - Laurent Colassis
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:30:00 +0100
Article | I joined the ICRC in 1997 and served as an ICRC delegate in Afghanistan, head of sub-delegation in Rwanda and deputy head of delegation in Congo-Brazzaville.
Experience of traineeships - Ellen Nohle
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:00:00 +0100
Article | My name is Ellen Nohle, and I recently finished my one-year traineeship at the legal division of the ICRC.
Ethiopia: Helping the drought-affected, displaced and the vulnerable in detention
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:45:00 +0100
Article | In 2016, the ICRC continued to help the people of Ethiopia respond to the effects of the El Nino-induced drought.
Seven stranded Pakistanis repatriated from Yemen
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 11:15:00 +0100
News release | ICRC/MoFA – (Islamabad) Seven Pakistanis who were stranded in Yemen for more than a decade were repatriated and reunited with their families in Pakistan.
Iraq: Food and other essential help to displaced people
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:15:00 +0100
Video | Over 3 million people have been displaced in Iraq. We are providing assistance throughout the country with the delivery of food and other emergency items.
ICRC submits evidence to UK inquiry on forced displacement and humanitarian response in Central and East Africa
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:45:00 +0100
Article | Central and East Africa is home to the ICRC's second biggest operation in South Sudan.
Yemen: Urgent plea to warring parties to spare civilians
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:45:00 +0100
News release | The ICRC is warning that the situation for thousands of civilians in Yemen is deteriorating fast, following a dramatic increase in fighting. Many civilians have become trapped in the cross-fire.
Generating respect for the law: The need for persistence and imagination
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:00:00 +0100
Article | This article aims to take stock, for the first time, of efforts specifically directed to generating respect for IHL, and in particular through the dissemination of IHL (i.e.
Russian Federation: ICRC partners with Stenin photo contest to promote humanitarian values
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:45:00 +0100
News release | Moscow (ICRC / MIA Rossiya Segodnya) – The world's biggest independent humanitarian organization, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), will be partnering with the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest in 2017.
Papua New Guinea: First distribution in Enga brings relief for families
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0100
Photo gallery | The ICRC recently carried out our first ever distribution of relief items in Pilikambi in Papua New Guinea's Enga Province, where communities have been affected by ongoing tribal fighting.
Jordan: ICRC Activity report October – December 2016
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:00:00 +0100
Article | In the context of the ICRC’s regional response to the Syrian conflict, the ICRC in Jordan continued to respond to the needs of thousands of Syrian refugees and communities hosting them, while providing large-scale logistical and training services to
Afghanistan: Six ICRC staff members killed and two unaccounted for in attack
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:45:00 +0100
News release | Geneva / Kabul (ICRC) – Six staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have been shot and killed in Afghanistan. Two staff members are unaccounted for.
ICRC and ERC strengthen cooperation in various fields
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 17:00:00 +0100
News release | Catherine Gendre, Head of Cairo Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and Moamena Kamel, Secretary General of the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC), signed five project agreements yesterday for the year 2017.
Indirect Fire : A technical analysis of the employment, accuracy and effects of indirect-fire artillery weapons
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:45:00 +0100
Article | The purpose of this report is to provide background information on the technical characteristics of indirect-fire weapon systems, examine how and when they are employed, address and explain issues regarding their accuracy and precision, and describe
Training activities in international humanitarian law
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:30:00 +0100
Article | This document lists all course offers in international humanitarian law, organized by the ICRC in French and English worldwide.
Mobile field staff
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 08:45:00 +0100
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Liberia: Promoting humanitarian principles in law enforcement
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:15:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC continues to help the Liberian authorities respond to humanitarian needs while also strengthening the capacities of institutions in international humanitarian law and international rules and standards in the country.
Tanzania: A long road to reunification for a Burundian family
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:45:00 +0100
Article | Conflict in Burundi forced Nestory and his wife Genveva to flee, leaving their seven-year-old son in the care of an uncle.
Armenia/Azerbaijan: ICRC facilitates transfer of body of soldier
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0100
News release | Geneva (ICRC) – The body of an Azerbaijani soldier was returned from Armenia to Azerbaijan today in a transfer facilitated by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Vacancy: ICRC Public Affairs and Policy Advisor (Maternity Cover)
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:45:00 +0100
Article | ICRC PUBLIC AFFAIRS & POLICY ADVISORA.
Afghanistan: New children's ward at Mirwais Hospital already over capacity
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 11:45:00 +0100
Photo gallery | The new paediatric ward at Mirwais Hospital in Kandahar opened in September 2016. The renovated facility stands proudly in the hospital compound, among trees providing welcome shade from what has been a blisteringly hot summer.
Our humanitarian action in the Philippines 2016
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 07:30:00 +0100
Article | In central and southern Mindanao in 2016, fighting between government forces and non-state armed groups forced about 78,000 people to flee their homes in Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Basilan and Sulu provinces.
ICRC warns of deteriorating humanitarian situation amid intensifying hostilities in eastern Ukraine
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:15:00 +0100
News release | With tens of thousands of people living by the line of contact in eastern Ukraine caught in a spike in the hostilities since Sunday, the ICRC is warning of the toll that the fighting is having on civilians and on the functioning of essential services
Red Cross launches first community engagement and accountability guide
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:15:00 +0100
Article | The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have published a new guide on ways to effectively and systematically engage communities as a means of improving progra
Learn more about the Irish Red Cross
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:30:00 +0100
Article | The Irish Red Cross is a volunteer led Irish charity dedicated to providing impartial services and support to those in need. Some of the work involves raising funds and awareness for the International Red Cross's humanitarian operations abroad.
Iraq: Activity report 2016
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Article | Millions of people throughout Iraq continue to suffer the consequences of armed conflict and the lingering effects of past violence. Tens of thousands of people were killed or injured.
The ICRC Donor Support Group
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC Donor Support Group (DSG) brings together the organization's major government donors. Since its inception in 1998, the DSG has met regularly for open and frank exchanges about the ICRC's policies and programming.
Requests for information about people held during the Spanish Civil War or the Second World War: Quarterly limit reached
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:45:00 +0100
Article | Regarding a request for information about someone held as a prisoner of war or civilian internee during the Spanish Civil War or the Second World War.The maximum number of requests that our staff can deal with has been reached for this quarter.
Messaging apps: an untapped humanitarian resource
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:30:00 +0100
News release | Geneva: New research, led by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), suggests messaging apps could play a vital role in humanitarian work in the future.
Nigeria: The two-hour trip that took 780 days
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:15:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC works tirelessly all over Nigeria to identify, trace and reunite children who have been separated from their families due to the conflict in the country.
Lake Chad region: ICRC's operational appeals 2017
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:30:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC's operational appeals for the Lake Chad region in 2017.
In Pictures: Responding to chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) events.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:15:00 +0100
Photo gallery | ICRC delegates attend annual CBRN training at Camp Curragh military college, Ireland.In September 2016, ICRC delegates working in conflict zones all over the world, attended a week-long CBRN training hosted for the second year in a row by the Defen
Afghanistan: How we've helped in 2016
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 12:15:00 +0100
Article | The ever growing needs of the Afghan population suffering from the conflict has been exacerbated by the shrinking access of humanitarian aid workers in numerous parts of the country.
Education in crisis
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:15:00 +0100
Article | With more people on the move than ever before, conflicts lasting years and chronic violence on the rise in many areas, millions of children are deprived of even a basic education.
Hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese received food in 2016
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC responded to renewed violence in South Sudan by delivering food, basic items and providing safe drinking water to thousands.
Prosthetic and wheelchair repair van in Cambodia
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 10:15:00 +0100
Video | Cambodia is one of the countries most affected by landmines in the world, it has the highest proportion of landmine amputees.Sophal (41) stepped on a mine when he was 18.
Philippines: The arduous road to home
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 04:45:00 +0100
Article | "It was around midnight when some armed men arrived in our village. We were roused from our sleep and all male residents were told to line up. We didn't know what was going on, but we were all terrified.
Philippines: Detained couple reunited with child after three years
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 03:45:00 +0100
Video | JP and Grace left their three-month-old son Daniel to the care of relatives after their arrest in Manila in 2013. Since then, the detained couple would only hear the child's voice on the phone.
Philippines: Paying it forward a step at a time
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 04:15:00 +0100
Article | Overcoming difficulties is something people with disabilities do every day. It takes great effort and dedication to adapt to their condition.
Somalia: Hundreds of thousands received food in 2016
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:45:00 +0100
Article | In 2016, the ICRC continued to help the people of Somalia affected by 35 years of armed conflict and harsh climatic conditions like droughts and floods.
Nigeria: ICRC delivers food to 25,000 people in Rann
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:30:00 +0100
News release | More than 25,000 people in Rann received food during a three-day distribution by the ICRC that ended on Monday.
Pakistan: Essay competition highlights violence against health staff
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:45:00 +0100
News release | ICRC (Islamabad) – At an award ceremony today, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced the winners of its Essay Competition for 2016.
Nigeria: ICRC surgical teams caring for wounded after air strikes
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0100
News release | Abuja (ICRC) - Three days after air strikes at a settlement for internally displaced people at Rann in Nigeria, two surgical teams from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) with the help of one Nigerian surgeon continue to care for tho
Better serving people in need through cooperation with the World Economic Forum
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:45:00 +0100
Article | Over the past few years, the ICRC has developed its engagement with the World Economic Forum (WEF): ICRC staff regularly attend WEF-organized events and take part in WEF initiatives.
The case for cash
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:30:00 +0100
Article | In many cases, the simple act of giving money — instead of only material goods — may be the most efficient and effective way to give people the buying power they need to direct their own recovery.
South Sudan: Rolling to the rim, wheelchair basketball coach sees confidence grow
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:15:00 +0100
Video | The ICRC supports three physical rehabilitation centers in South Sudan that provide mobility devices and therapy for people with disabilities.
Eastern Ukraine: The lasting scars of conflict
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:15:00 +0100
Photo gallery | Ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine is leaving lasting scars on people and their livelihoods. Ruined houses, damaged infrastructure, closed schools are among consequences of the hostilities.
Tajikistan: Mine victims received grants to develop their own business
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:45:00 +0100
Video | Almost a thousand people in Tajikistan have fallen victim to mines and unexploded remnants of war either during the civil war in the country in the 1990s, or as a result of accidents along the border with Uzbekistan and Afghanistan.
In Lebanon, one street both divides and unites
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:45:00 +0100
Photo gallery | Tripoli, Lebanon’s second largest city, was for several years the scene of recurrent outbreaks of violence between the marginalized neighborhoods of Bab el-Tebbaneh and Jabal Mohsen.
Massive humanitarian needs in Yemen as conflict continues
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0100
Article | As Yemen approaches marking two years since the start of the conflict, the country faces one of the biggest humanitarian crises in the world.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement deplores the deaths of civilians and six Nigerian Red Cross aid workers
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:30:00 +0100
News release | The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is shocked by the deaths of civilians and six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross following an airstrike on the town of Rann, near the border of Nigeria and Cameroon."We are deeply saddened
In South Sudan, a long-awaited homecoming
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:30:00 +0100
Article | In South Sudan, we recently helped 12 women and 35 children to return to their homes and families.
An Indian's Heart – of Love and Care
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Video | Conflict and other situations of violence not only lead to loss of life, but also destroy people's homes and livelihood. Many people get separated from their families.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:15:00 +0100
Article | Tripoli, Lebanon. As Syria’s civil war rages just 40 minutes away, two adjacent communities remain united and divided along political lines. Check out this GIF-based visual essay from The International Committee of the Red Cross.
Philippines: Mindanao Newsletter 2016
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:30:00 +0100
Article | We feature a roundup of our activities in Mindanao as well as stories of the people and communities we've supported in 2016.In this issue: Paying it forward a step at a timeHealth support in MindanaoHelping people affected by conflict and v
H.E.L.P. - A training course for managing relief operations in humanitarian crises
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0100
Article | The H.E.L.P. (Health Emergencies in Large Populations) is a multicultural and multidisciplinary learning experience created to enhance professionalism in humanitarian assistance programmes conducted in emergency situations.
Afghanistan: Abducted ICRC staff member released
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:30:00 +0100
News release | Geneva (ICRC) – an ICRC staff member who was abducted on 19 December 2016 in Kunduz province, has been released and is now with the ICRC team in Kunduz.The ICRC would like to thank the authorities and the communities who have mobilized and played a
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Food for survival
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:15:00 +0100
Photo gallery | In December the ICRC distributed urgently needed food to over 8,500 of these victims of armed conflict in the Luntukulu region.
Iraq: Thousands displaced from Mosul yearn for the day they can return home
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:15:00 +0100
Video | More than 140,000 people have been displaced from Mosul and its outskirts. Now, as people try to return to their villages, they are finding a devastating reality.
Meet us live!
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0100
Article | There are many opportunities to meet us and see how your skills, experience and humanitarianism could make you a perfect fit for a career at the ICRC: face-to-face at job fairs, online job fairs, webinars and live posts, presentations and workshops a
International Review of the Red Cross - Book Review Guidelines
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:15:00 +0100
Article | The document contains guidelines for authors interested in writing a book review for the International Review of the Red Cross.
Malaysia: Generating respect for IHL through policy engagement
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:30:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC co-organised a seminar on "Generating Respect for International Humanitarian Law in Today's World"
"I can see that they are loved" - A photojournalist reconnects with two Rwandan orphans
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Article | It has been two years since photographer Nadia Shira Cohen met two young orphans reunited by the ICRC with their grandmother in Rwanda. Last August, she went back to Rwanda to see how their lives had changed.
Headquarters staff in Geneva
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:15:00 +0100
Article | Due to an upgrade of our system, we are unable to accept any applications until Monday, 6 March 2017. Our email address firstname.lastname@example.org is also no longer active for new applications.
ICRC digital tools for IHL promotion
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:30:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC provides a number of digital tools for teaching and learning international humanitarian law. The digital tools range from treaty and customary law databases, academic and reference publications, to handbooks and training material.
ICRC - IFRC joint invitation to bid for low, medium, and high thermal synthetic blankets
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:00:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC and the IFRC are performing a joint tender for establishment of Framework Agreements for low, medium, and high thermal synthetic blankets, valid for 2 years.
Catalogue of publications and films in Arabic
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:45:00 +0100
Article | The catalogue presents a comprehensive list of publications and films available in Arabic. Each entry is in Arabic and English and gives the publication or film's reference number and website link.
Philippines: Conflict-affected families rebuild their communities through cash-for-work
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 04:15:00 +0100
Photo gallery | In communities where there are repeated clashes between government security forces and armed groups, locals are sometimes left with little choice but to leave their properties and livelihoods behind.
Executive brief on ICRC in Myanmar
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0100
Article | The ICRC's 30th anniversary of work in Myanmar was marked in 2016.
A world-class wheelchair basketball coach to train the team of South Sudan
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0100
News release | At the invitation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Jess Markt, a wheelchair basketball coach for people with disabilities is coming from the United States, and will arrive in Juba on January 10, 2017 to coach players, train coa
Lebanon: Did you know that wars have rules?
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:15:00 +0100
Video | When we went to the streets to ask about the rules of war, we realised that you don't have to be an expert to know that even wars have limits.
Tactics, techniques, tragedies: A humanitarian perspective on the changing face of war
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:45:00 +0100
Australia: Working with militaries to ensure humane treatment of detainees
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0100
Article | Detainees are among the most vulnerable populations in armed conflict situations.
Somalia: Healthy herds help communities survive
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Article | Healthy livestock mean that Somalis have food and economic security.
Forced to flee or left behind: The struggle for survival in Yambio, South Sudan
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 13:45:00 +0100
Photo gallery | Intensified violence in the Equatorias region has displaced thousands of South Sudanese.
Mexico: Faces of migration
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:30:00 +0100
Photo gallery | When we talk about migration, we shouldn’t forget who we’re really talking about. Millions of people are leaving everything behind to go in search of a better life, to find their family or because their life is in danger.
Requests for information about people held during the Spanish Civil War or the Second World War
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 12:30:00 +0100
Article | Regarding a request for information about someone held as a prisoner of war or civilian internee during the Spanish Civil War or the Second World War.In accordance with the ICRC's regulations on access to its archives, the Agency Archives may have
Contacting the ICRC archives
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:30:00 +0100
Article | General archivesThe general public archives cover the history of the Institution since its foundation in 1863 until 1975. They contain general files as opposed to the "Agency archives" which contain individual data.
Researching victims of conflict
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:30:00 +0100
Article | The Agency archives contain data about individuals that has been collected by the ICRC in the course of its humanitarian work in armed conflicts and other situations of violence.
Pakistan: Reuniting separated children with their families
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:00:00 +0100
Article | In Pakistan, the Pakistan Red Crescent, with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross, restores family contact of separated children, and whenever possible, reunites them.The documentary is the real story of three children who we