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  • The ICRC in Yemen

    The ICRC is helping civilians affected by conflict and other violence in several of Yemen’s governorates, where a difficult humanitarian situation has compounded the suffering of communities already affected by

    • 2014-04-07
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Rwanda

    The ICRC has maintained a permanent presence in Rwanda since 1990. It works with the national authorities to improve conditions for those held in detention, promotes greater understanding of international

    • 2014-04-04
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Georgia

    The ICRC's Georgia delegation focuses on restoring family links, clarifying the fate of missing persons and supporting their families, helping people affected by the administrative boundary lines, improving

    • 2014-03-26
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Nepal

    Since the end of Nepal’s armed conflict in 2006, the ICRC has been addressing the humanitarian consequences of the conflict and helping people affected by recurrent unrest. We help the Nepal Red Cross Society

    • 2014-03-01
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in Dakar

    The ICRC protects and assists the victims of violence in Casamance and Guinea-Bissau, and visits those detainees that fall under its mandate. It supports the National Societies and promotes international

    • 2014-02-27
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in the Philippines

    The ICRC established a permanent presence in the Philippines in 1982, although the organization had been active in the country since 1959. The ICRC delegation in Manila currently focuses its humanitarian

    • 2014-02-20
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Iraq

    The ICRC has been in Iraq since 1980, addressing the consequences of violence and conflict. It visits detainees and enables them to maintain contact with their families, helps vulnerable groups, improves access

    • 2014-02-12
    • Overview
  • The ICRC delegation in Brussels

    The ICRC delegation in Brussels covers the European Union, NATO, certain European armed forces and Belgium. It also supports ICRC headquarters in its dialogue with the Council of Europe and the OSCE. The

    • 2014-02-03
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Japan

    The ICRC Mission in Japan (ICRC-Tokyo) focuses on enhancing humanitarian debate in the country, contributing towards Japan's foreign policy on humanitarian issues and seeking political and financial support

    • 2014-01-06
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Afghanistan

    The ICRC’s delegation in Kabul was established in 1987, after eight years working in Pakistan for victims of the Afghan conflict. The operational focus is on monitoring the conduct of hostilities and working to

    • 2014-01-01
    • Overview
  • Nuclear weapons

    Since the first and only use of nuclear weapons in 1945, the international community has wrestled with the issue of how the law of war applies to such weapons. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent

    • 2013-12-19
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Niger

    In Niger, the ICRC is helping people who have fled conflict in Mali, Nigeria and Libya, and residents who are suffering the consequences of these same conflicts. We are also aiding the victims of climate in

    • 2013-12-19
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Guinea

    In Guinea, the ICRC protects and assists people affected by the violence that affects the country from time to time. The ICRC in Guinea In Guinea, the ICRC protects and assists people affected by the violence

    • 2013-12-19
    • Overview
  • Overview: our partners

    Over the years the ICRC has been able to develop several ad hoc but long-term fundraising partnerships. Its partners come from a range of backgrounds and include public bodies, sports associations, businesses

    • 2013-12-18
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Mali

    In Mali, the ICRC brings aid to people suffering the combined effects of the armed conflict and the weather. The ICRC in Mali In Mali, the ICRC brings aid to people suffering the combined effects of the armed

    • 2013-12-11
    • Overview
  • Contemporary challenges to IHL – Privatization of war: overview

    In recent years, parties to armed conflicts have increasingly recruited private military and security companies (PMSCs) to undertake tasks traditionally carried out by the armed forces. The involvement of these

    • 2013-12-10
    • Overview
  • Foundations, funds and trusts at the ICRC

    Foundations, funds and trusts at the ICRC Foundations, funds and trusts at the ICRC Foundations, funds and trusts at the ICRC

    • 2013-11-27
    • Overview
  • Support from the corporate sector: overview

    Support from the corporate sector: overview Support from the corporate sector: overview A mutually beneficial partnership Advantages for companies that participate in humanitarian action by supporting the ICRC

    • 2013-11-27
    • Overview
  • Safer Access for all National Societies

    Today, National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies are facing new, more complex and evolving challenges when responding in sensitive and insecure contexts, including armed conflict and internal disturbances

    • 2013-11-05
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Australia

    The ICRC Australia Mission works to foster support for the ICRC's global operations and to promote international humanitarian law (IHL) and universal humanitarian principles. The ICRC’s presence in Australia

    • 2013-10-21
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Nigeria

    In Nigeria, the ICRC protects and assists people affected by armed conflict and violence, particularly in the north-eastern part of the country, the Middle Belt and the Niger Delta states. We promote

    • 2013-10-03
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in New Delhi

    The ICRC worked in India at the time of partition (1947-1948) and in the conflicts between India and Pakistan (1965 and 1971). We established a regional delegation in New Delhi in 1982, today covering India

    • 2013-10-02
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Pakistan

    The ICRC was present at the birth of Pakistan in 1947, when it was requested by both the Pakistani and Indian governments to respond to the humanitarian consequences of the partition. Today, as a 150-year-old

    • 2013-09-04
    • Overview
  • Forensic Science and Humanitarian Action

    When people die during wars or disasters, or while migrating, their bodies must be handled respectfully and with dignity; and the remains of unknown individuals must be searched for, recovered and identified

    • 2013-08-28
    • Overview
  • The Movement

    The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world. Its mission is to alleviate human suffering, protect life and health, and uphold human dignity especially

    • 2013-08-24
    • Overview