• Send page
  • Print page

Assistance: general introduction


Extract from ICRC special report: assistance

The primary aim of ICRC assistance operations is to protect the victims'lives and health, to ease their plight and to ensure that the consequences of conflict - disease, injury, hunger, displacement or exposure to the elements - do not jeopardize their future. ICRC action very often necessitates a multifaceted strategy to respond to the many varying needs which arise and which differ according to the particular region or crisis.

    pdf file   Full text in PDF format    (200kb)  
  About Acrobat PDF files