Urban Violence and the ICRC's Humanitarian Response

The destructive force of urban violence on people’s lives and livelihoods – and the suffering it causes – is a major concern of the ICRC in many countries in which it works around the world. This violence will be one of the defining features, and key challenges, of the twenty-first century. To find out more about its humanitarian dimensions and what the ICRC is doing to address these, read the ICRC’s NEW Briefing paper: URBAN VIOLENCE AND THE ICRC’S HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE.