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Anti-personnel mines - audio interview of an  ICRC surgeon, 1992

Anti-personnel mines - audio interview of an ICRC surgeon, 1992

In the April 1992 edition of "Red Cross Roads," head ICRC surgeon Dr Robin Gray explains the short- and long-term consequences of anti-personnel mines and the need for international action.

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Save and change lives

Save and change lives

As the pressure on our resources continues to grow, we need more funds to help the increasing number of men, women and children around the world who find themselves caught in the crossfire of conflict.

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Living with Absence: Helping the Families of the Missing

Living with Absence: Helping the Families of the Missing

Many people go missing as a result of conflict, natural and man-made disasters, other humanitarian crises, and migration. 
Disappearance, dreadful enough for the individuals concerned, means anguish for their families, left in limbo over their loved one's fate. As if their pain was not enough, family members of the missing are often plunged into economic and social hardship.

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