The ICRC's priorities for 2014
The ICRC is asking for 1.29 billion Swiss francs to cover its operations in 2014. From the bombed-out streets of Syria to the flattened villages of the Philippines, 12,500 ICRC field staff will put every cent to good use.
Challenges for 2014
The 2014 Emergency Appeals alert donors – governments, National Societies, civil society and the private sector – to the suffering of millions of people. But they also show what we are doing to help these people, build their resilience and prevent further violations of their rights.
Every single day, the ICRC’s 12,500 field staff are making a difference to people facing the extreme consequences of conflict and violence.
ICRC president Peter Maurer talks about the ICRC's objectives for 2014 at a press conference on 5 December 2013