Deim Zubeir village, South Sudan. Portait of a woman with her children and her mother-in-law during an ICRC food and essential household items distribution. CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC / Mari Aftret
The Annual Report 2017 is an account of the field activities the ICRC conducted worldwide over the year. These activities are part of the organization's mandate to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war, and to promote respect for international humanitarian law.
Facts and figures
35.8 million people saw their access to water and sanitation improved. Read more about our water and shelter activities.
7.8 million people were provided with food and 5.4 million with 0ther essential household items. Read more about our aid distribution.
370 hospitals were supported and 136,394 surgeries were performed. Read more about our healthactivities.
940,326 detainees were visited in 1,437 places of detention. Read more about how we help detainees.
777,261 phone and video calls were made between separated family members. Read more about our restoring family links network.
Teknaf, Cox's Bazar. A woman refugee from Rakhine carries the food she received during a joint distribution of the ICRC and the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society. CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC / MORSHED, Sheikh Mehedi
The ICRC carried out activities in over 80 countries around the world in 2017. Below are the locations of those operations by expenditure.
The Annual Report 2017 can be downloaded in pdf format, either in its entirety or by section.