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  • Battambang's prosthetic workshop (Trans-femoral prosthesis)

    The ICRC prosthetic workshop in Battambang, Cambodia was set up in 1991 to provide low-cost, prostheses to amputees, many of whom are victims of mines. This video follows the ICRC's process of fabricating a

    • 2000-12-31
    • Film
  • India: The International Criminal Court: Challenges ahead

    India: The International Criminal Court: Challenges ahead 03-02-2000 News Release 00/03 A one-day seminar aimed at focusing the attention of academic circles on the International Criminal Court (ICC) was held

    • 2000-02-03
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Sri Lanka: Families visit detainees on hunger strike

    Sri Lanka: Families visit detainees on hunger strike 24-02-2000 News Release 00/06 On 23 February, 28 close relatives of 15 servicemen (13 from the army, two from the  navy)  who are currently in the custody of

    • 2000-02-24
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Bangladesh: Symposium on international humanitarian law in Dhaka

    Bangladesh: Symposium on international humanitarian law in Dhaka 24-02-2000 News Release 00/06 On 12 February the ICRC and the faculty of law of the University of Dhaka jointly held a one-day symposium in Dhaka

    • 2000-02-24
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Sri Lanka: ICRC hands over four prisoners freed by LTTE

    Sri Lanka: ICRC hands over four prisoners freed by LTTE 09-03-2000 News Release 00/08 A visit by family members to 13 soldiers and two navy personnel detained by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in

    • 2000-03-09
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Indonesia / East Timor: First family reunification from East to West Timor

    Indonesia / East Timor: First family reunification from East to West Timor 16-03-2000 News Release 00/09 After a wait of several weeks, the first family reunification organized by the ICRC from East to West

    • 2000-03-16
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Update 00/01 on ICRC activities in the Moluccas

    Update 00/01 on ICRC activities in the Moluccas 20-04-2000 Operational Update In January 1999 inter-communal violence broke out in Ambon, South Maluku Province. Since then, the violence has spread throughout

    • 2000-04-20
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • Sri Lanka: ICRC urges both parties to respect civilians

    Sri Lanka: ICRC urges both parties to respect civilians 11-05-2000 News Release 00/13 Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is deeply concerned about  the consequences in

    • 2000-05-11
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Cambodia: Hundreds of additional amputees helped

    Cambodia: Hundreds of additional amputees helped 11-05-2000 News Release 00/17 In January 2000, delegates assessed the situation of amputees around Anlong Veng, in northern Cambodia near the Thai border, an

    • 2000-05-11
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Sri Lanka: Help for the displaced

    Sri Lanka: Help for the displaced 31-05-2000 News Release 00/20 The current upsurge in the fighting between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the Sri Lankan security forces on the Jaffna peninsula

    • 2000-05-31
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Indonesia / North Maluku: Red Cross aids displaced people

    Indonesia / North Maluku: Red Cross aids displaced people 31-05-2000 News Release 00/20 Last week, staff from the ICRC and the Indonesian Red Cross Society distributed non-food relief items to 8,000 people who

    • 2000-05-31
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Update 00/01 on Developments in Nepal

    Update 00/01 on Developments in Nepal 13-06-2000 Operational Update Nepal's growing Maoist insurgency has intensified over the past year. Its activities have led to the breakdown of government authority

    • 2000-06-13
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • Fiji: Released captives handed over to Red Cross

    Fiji: Released captives handed over to Red Cross 13-07-2000 News Release 00/26 Geneva (ICRC)  - The remaining 18 of the 31 people taken captive by George Speight and held in the parliamentary compound in the

    • 2000-07-13
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Philippine/Mindanao: ICRC steps up assistance for displaced people

    Philippine/Mindanao: ICRC steps up assistance for displaced people 28-07-2000 News Release 00/28 An upsurge in fighting between the Philippine armed forces and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in the past few

    • 2000-07-28
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • ICRC deplores civilian deaths in Jammu and Kashmir

    ICRC deplores civilian deaths in Jammu and Kashmir 03-08-2000 News Release 00/28 Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) deplores the death of close to one hundred civilians and the

    • 2000-08-03
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Afghanistan: Boosting agricultural production

    Afghanistan: Boosting agricultural production 31-08-2000 News Release 00/33 Most of western Afghanistan is being hit by a severe drought. Since the beginning of the year the ICRC sub-delegation in Herat, in the

    • 2000-08-31
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Sri Lanka: Mortal remains returned

    Sri Lanka: Mortal remains returned 06-09-2000 News Release 00/34 On Wednesday 6 September, the ICRC acted as a neutral intermediary in the transfer of the mortal remains of 36 combatants of the Liberation

    • 2000-09-06
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Indonesia: ICRC deeply shocked by killings of UNHCR staff in West Timor

    Indonesia: ICRC deeply shocked by killings of UNHCR staff in West Timor 07-09-2000 News Release 00/33 Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was profoundly shocked and saddened to

    • 2000-09-07
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Update 00/01on drought in central Afghanistan

    Update 00/01on drought in central Afghanistan 03-10-2000 Operational Update Consecutive droughts continue to plague Afghanistan since 1998. Rain scarcity has now extended beyond the south and west to affect

    • 2000-10-03
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • Update 00/01 - Manila Regional Delegation: shifting focus to food aid for internally displaced people in Mindanao

    Update 00/01 - Manila Regional Delegation: shifting focus to food aid for internally displaced people in Mindanao 19-10-2000 Operational Update Civilians remain the primary victims of the fighting which has

    • 2000-10-19
    • Operational Update
    • Archived page
  • Afghanistan: Red Cross/Red Crescent aid for drought victims

    Afghanistan: Red Cross/Red Crescent aid for drought victims 02-11-2000 News Release 00/42 The drought which has stricken Afghanistan continues to take its toll on a population already struggling to survive the

    • 2000-11-02
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Sri Lanka: Floods in Batticaloa district

    Sri Lanka: Floods in Batticaloa district 24-11-2000 News Release 00/45 Since 17 November the entire district of Batticaloa, in the conflict-ridden Eastern Province, has been affected by floods due to heavy rain

    • 2000-11-24
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Afghanistan: A race against time

    Afghanistan: A race against time 30-11-2000 News Release 00/46 ICRC staff narrowly won a race against time when they managed to reach an isolated community in a remote area of Afghanistan last week before it

    • 2000-11-30
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • ICRC to pursue its activities in Afghanistan

    ICRC to pursue its activities in Afghanistan 20-12-2000 News Release 00/47 Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has decided to maintain all its staff in Afghanistan and to pursue

    • 2000-12-20
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • ICRC receives Empress and Emperor of Japan

    ICRC receives Empress and Emperor of Japan 22-05-2000 News Release 00/15 Geneva (ICRC) - Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan visited the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on 22 May

    • 2000-05-22
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno

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