The ICRC responds rapidly and efficiently to the needs of people affected by armed conflict and by natural disasters in war zones. Read more about what we do and who we are.

150 years
Health Care in Danger
Restoring Family Links
The flag of mercy

The flag of mercy

The ICRC produced this film in 1941, describing its work in favour of millions of prisoners of war, through its Geneva-based tracing agency.

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Leave a lasting legacy

Leave a lasting legacy

It is a little-known fact, but the largest humanitarian movement of our time needs your help. Take your commitment to helping victims of war to a new level by making a bequest to the ICRC.

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Eleven Women Facing War

Eleven Women Facing War

This photo book is the culmination of a monumental endeavour that began in 2001, when the ICRC commissioned photographer Nick Danziger to document through films and photos women's experiences of conflict around the world.

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