The ICRC collaborates closely with the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and their International Federation in bringing help to conflict victims, but it also works with other humanitarian organizations and with governments and business partners.
Liberia. Families sheltering in a UNHCR transit camp in Liberia after returning home from Guinea, where they had sought refuge. The ICRC provided the families with seed and tools so that they could start farming again and grow their own food.
Azerbaidjan. The ICRC works closely with the World Health Organization in its programmes to control tuberculosis in prisons. In Azerbaijan, these programmes are also carried out in cooperation with the Ministries of Health and Justice, the Red Crescent Society of Azerbaijan, GOPA Consultants and the Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association.
Croatia. Inauguration of a secure play area. Many such areas have been built for children in places at risk, some by the Croatian Red Cross in cooperation with business partners and the local authorities, others with the support of sister towns and the ICRC.
Pakistan. Many National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies took part in efforts to help the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Pakistan in 2005. This picture shows a child being treated at the mobile clinic run by the Japanese Red Cross in Chinari.