Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: ICRC stands ready to facilitate handover of bodies of those killed in action and the simultaneous release of detainees

News release | “The ICRC has a long-standing history as a neutral intermediary in conflicts around the world, and it is our hope that this operation can move forward quickly so the remains of those killed in action can be…

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: ICRC condemns attacks causing civilian deaths and injuries

News release | “The ICRC strongly condemns the reported indiscriminate shelling and other alleged unlawful attacks using explosive weaponry in cities, towns and other populated areas, in which civilians are losing their lives and suffering terrible injuries, includ International Committee…

Newsletter – September 2020: Weakened by conflict, health systems in the Middle East struggle to cope with COVID-19

Report | The COVID-19 pandemic has further destabilized public health systems already weakened by war and natural disasters in Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Gaza, Occupied Palestinian Territories and other countries in the region, which sorely lack adequate facilities, International Committee of…

One-size-fits-all approach cannot work for victims and survivors of sexual and gender-based violence

Article | Mark Eddo, Founder of Eddo Media, MODERATOR: What are the top solutions to scaling up prevention and SGBV services, now that COVID19 has both increased the need, has brought in restrictions imposed by the pandemic response measures, and…

Guidelines on the protection of the natural environment in armed conflict

Publication | The natural environment has frequently remained a silent casualty of war. The consequences of environmental damage for conflict-affected populations are severe and complex, affecting their well-being, health and survival. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross…

ICRC President addresses risks and solutions in the Digital Age at UNGA event on Digital Cooperation

Article | The program featured three multi-stakeholder dialogues focused thematically on the need to:Connect: financing universal global connectivity by 2030Respect: realizing human rights and empowerment in the digital ageProtect the Digital Age: combatting c International Committee of the Red Cross…

Seoul: International organizations join hands, organize events marking World Humanitarian Day 2020

Article | The ICRC and 13 humanitarian organizations, including UNICEF, Medecins Sans Frontieres, organized events, with KOICA, to mark World Humanitarian Day. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute & Medicine Assistance by Charles…

Malaysia: Discussing COVID-19 response in maritime security workshop

Article | An ICRC-supported MASO 2020 workshop raised awareness on addressing humanitarian concerns while protecting state borders during COVID-19 in Malaysia. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute & Medicine Assistance by Charles Myrick…

ICRC President Peter Maurer: “During conflict, education must not be targeted”

Statement | To commemorate the first International Day to Protect Education from Attack, the ICRC’s President, Peter Maurer, made a statement in a pre-recorded message at the high-level event at the UN General Assembly to mark this special day.Excellencies,Congr International…

Digitalization of Conflict Joint Initiative: Humanitarian Impact and Legal Protection

Article | This project aims to explore humanitarian consequences and protection needs caused by the digitalization of armed conflicts and the extent to which these needs are addressed by international law, especially international humanitarian law (IHL).Contex International Committee of the…

Mozambique: Families fleeing attacks seek shelter in COVID-19 hotspot; Country’s largest treatment centre opens

News release | How the ICRC is helping displaced people, exposed to the risk of COVID-19, fleeing armed conflict in Mozambique’s northern province of Cabo Delgado. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute &…

Missing Monument.com – a digital artwork goes live at the occasion of the International Day of the Disappeared

News release | Every year, worldwide, the International Day of the Disappeared is marked on 30 August. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute & Medicine Assistance by Charles Myrick of ACRX

South Sudan: Helping prison authorities prevent spread of COVID-19 in places of detention

Video | The ICRC works with detention authorities in South Sudan to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in South Sudan prisons. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute & Medicine Assistance by Charles…

Violence against health workers must cease to help contain Covid-19 emergency

News release | Baghdad – The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement deplores violence and acts of intimidation against health workers and urges respect for all medical personnel, vehicles,The Movement’s work is closely associated with support to medical International…

American Red Cross Hosts White House Round Table with President Trump & Distinguished Health Experts

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Inspire Hope — Volunteer with the Red Cross to help your community respond during natural disasters

American Red Cross SPECIAL CHARITY NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet…

Egypt: ICRC donates vital protective equipment to health facilities in North Sinai amid corona-virus crisis

News release | CAIRO (ICRC / ERC): The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has donated essential personal protective equipment (PPE), worth more than LE1 million, to the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC), which has been slated for use in…

Central African Republic: Contending with COVID-19 in the midst of a serious humanitarian crisis

News release | COVID-19 is yet another threat compounding the consequences of conflicts, violence and a lengthy crisis, all of which make the daily life of thousands of Central Africans even more precarious. International Committee of the Red Cross American…

Cluster munitions: Treacherous weapons that still kill ten years after a convention to ban them

Statement | Cluster munitions are one of the world’s most treacherous weapons. This week marks the tenth anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute & Medicine Assistance…

Cox’s Bazar: ICRC backs emergency wing renovation catering to 100,000 patients in a year

Article | In Bangladesh, the ICRC has been helping in the delivery of emergency health-care services in Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital in the times of COVID-19. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute &…