Present in Georgia since 1992, the ICRC contributes to efforts to provide answers to families of missing persons and protects and assists displaced people and other vulnerable groups in conflict-affected regions. It promotes the implementation of international humanitarian law and visits detainees, providing expertise on health-related issues, particularly tuberculosis, in places of detention. Read full overview
On a brick wall in Grozny, Chechnya, a faded, spray-painted message — perhaps dating back to the years of war in the 1990s — shouts a warning to combatants: “People live here”. It’s a plea from those within to be spared from the battle raging outside. Though the intense fighting of the 1990s has subsided, the message is as pertinent as ever.