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  • Update No. 1 on ICRC activities in Burundi

    Update No. 1 on ICRC activities in Burundi 29-03-1996 Operational Update For the first time since it suspended its activities in December 1995 as a result of serious security problems, the ICRC has gradually

    • 1996-03-29
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • Rwanda : 1995 Retrospective Newsletter

    Rwanda : 1995 Retrospective Newsletter Human resources: In 1995, an average of 155 ICRC delegates and about 1'600 local staff were working to assist and protect the vulnerable groups within the population by

    • 1996-01-26
    • Miscellaneous
    • Archived page
  • Rwanda : ICRC Newsletter No. 2

    Rwanda : ICRC Newsletter No. 2 As part of the essential task of reassuring members of dispersed families and re-establishing communication with them, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has to

    • 1996-01-26
    • Miscellaneous
    • Archived page
  • Rwanda : ICRC Newsletter No. 3

    Rwanda : ICRC Newsletter No. 3 In Rwanda, as in other countries that have been affected by war and human tragedy, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is committed to repairing water distribution

    • 1996-03-22
    • Miscellaneous
    • Archived page
  • Update No. 96/01 on ICRC activities in Somalia

    Update No. 96/01 on ICRC activities in Somalia 18-04-1996 Operational Update Since mid-March tensions have been escalating in southern Somalia between the forces of General Aideed and those of Osman Ato. The

    • 1996-04-18
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • Now back in Liberia, ICRC calls for fundamental reappraisal

    Now back in Liberia, ICRC calls for fundamental reappraisal 22-04-1996 News Release 96/15 Geneva (ICRC) - Two delegates of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) arrived in Monrovia from Freetown

    • 1996-04-22
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Rwanda / Zaire: "ICRC transit service"

    Rwanda / Zaire: "ICRC transit service" 01-05-1996 News Release 96/17 At the joint request of the Rwandan and Zairian authorities, on 22 April the ICRC repatriated the 35 people who were on board a Boeing 737 of

    • 1996-05-01
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Somalia: hundreds of casualties in Mogadishu

    Somalia: hundreds of casualties in Mogadishu 01-05-1996 News Release 96/17 On 14 April, 17.5 tonnes of emergency medical supplies arrived in Mogadishu aboard an ICRC Hercules aircraft. The supplies were sent in

    • 1996-05-01
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Rwanda : hemmed in by mines

    Rwanda : hemmed in by mines 01-05-1996 News Release 96/17 In Rwanda in recent months, ICRC teams have had to suspend their travel plans on several occasions because of the increasing frequency of mine

    • 1996-05-01
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Update No. 96/2 on ICRC activities in Liberia

    Update No. 96/2 on ICRC activities in Liberia 03-05-1996 Operational Update Following radio contact with local staff in Monrovia, the ICRC decided to send a delegate and a Portuguese Red Cross nurse back into

    • 1996-05-03
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • Western Sahara: forgotten conflict, forgotten prisoners

    Western Sahara: forgotten conflict, forgotten prisoners 08-05-1996 News Release 96/18 Four delegates and a doctor from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) visited 540 Moroccan prisoners, out of

    • 1996-05-08
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Zaire: new humanitarian emergency in North Kivu

    Zaire: new humanitarian emergency in North Kivu 08-05-1996 News Release 96/18 The ICRC has supplied emergency aid for 14,000 newly displaced people in the Rutshuru area, east of Masisi (Zaire). More than 50,000

    • 1996-05-08
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • National Red Cross and ICRC active in Central African Republic

    National Red Cross and ICRC active in Central African Republic 24-05-1996 News Release 96/19 Geneva (ICRC) - A team of delegates of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) arrived in Bangui, the

    • 1996-05-24
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Sierra Leone: more funds needed for expanding operations

    Sierra Leone: more funds needed for expanding operations 19-06-1996 News Release 96/24 The ICRC has just launched a further appeal to donor governments to cover a substantial expansion in its operations in

    • 1996-06-19
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Uganda: joint relief operation in the north-west

    Uganda: joint relief operation in the north-west 08-08-1996 News Release 96/31 The ICRC and the Uganda Red Cross Society are carrying out the first stage of a new joint relief operation for displaced people in

    • 1996-08-08
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Update No. 96/3 on ICRC activities in Liberia

    Update No. 96/3 on ICRC activities in Liberia 20-09-1996 Operational Update The ICRC continues to work in the city of Monrovia through its locally hired employees. The head of delegation, based in Freetown

    • 1996-09-20
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • South Kivu: ICRC calls for restraint

    South Kivu: ICRC calls for restraint 18-10-1996 News Release 96/32 Geneva (ICRC) - South Kivu and the border areas of Zaire are the scene of growing violence, and the current escalation in warlike rhetoric is

    • 1996-10-18
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Tribute to Zairian Red Cross volunteers

    Tribute to Zairian Red Cross volunteers 30-10-1996 News Release 96/43 Anarchy, chaos and terror have taken hold of Bukavu, forcing UNHCR and most other humanitarian organizations to start withdrawing their

    • 1996-10-30
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Great Lakes: ICRC ready to act

    Great Lakes: ICRC ready to act 07-11-1996 News Release 96/44 Given the scope of the human tragedy now unfolding in Zaire, the international community is urgently seeking ways to deal with the situation. The

    • 1996-11-07
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Sierra Leone: emergency medical activities in Bo

    Sierra Leone: emergency medical activities in Bo 07-11-1996 News Release 96/44 Clashes in Bo on 29 and 30 October between the Sierra Leonean armed forces and Kamanjoes (traditional hunter groups recently formed

    • 1996-11-07
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Cameroon: speaking of current conflicts

    Cameroon: speaking of current conflicts 14-11-1996 News Release 96/45 A four-day workshop organized by the ICRC on the teaching of international humanitarian law to the armed forces opened in Yaoundé on 12

    • 1996-11-14
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Update No. 96/4 on ICRC activities in Zaire

    Update No. 96/4 on ICRC activities in Zaire 13-11-1996 Operational Update The major breakthrough necessary for humanitarian aid to gain access to over one million people affected by the ongoing conflict in

    • 1996-11-13
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • Update No. 96/6 on ICRC activities in Zaire

    Update No. 96/6 on ICRC activities in Zaire 18-11-1996 Operational Update Since Friday, an estimated 400,000 of the refugees moving eastwards from camps near Goma, eastern Zaire, to Rwanda have crossed the

    • 1996-11-18
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • Update No. 96/5 on ICRC activities in Zaire

    Update No. 96/5 on ICRC activities in Zaire 15-11-1996 Operational Update After several days of shelling on the Mugunga camp west of Goma, a mass of people from the camp has started moving towards Goma and may

    • 1996-11-15
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • Great lakes: displaced: a zairian's firsthand account 'I had to cover 220 miles on foot'

    Great lakes: displaced: a zairian's firsthand account 'I had to cover 220 miles on foot' 20-11-1996 News Release 96/46 " The fighting spread to the entire town, even the night before. We had no choice. We had

    • 1996-11-20
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno