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 living conditions for people affected by past conflicts, supporting mine victims, visiting detainees and promoting IHL. 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.