Thailand: Inspiring art pieces featured in exhibition reflect ICRC, IFRC and TRCS work

Photo gallery | Recently, the ICRC Bangkok Delegation concluded a warmly embraced art contest intended to showcase the outstanding humanitarian work and effort of the International Red Cross Committee (ICRC), International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent (IFRC) International Committee…

Central African Republic: ICRC condemns attack on its Bouar office and calls for humanitarian workers to be respected

News release | Bangui (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been forced to drastically reduce its humanitarian activities in Bouar in Nana-Mambéré prefecture after its office was raided. International Committee of the Red Cross American…

Egypt: ICRC, Egyptian Red Crescent provide humanitarian assistance to families most affected by COVID-19

News release | The relief assistance aims to alleviate the consequences of the pandemic and the preventive measures that followed. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute & Medicine Assistance by Charles Myrick of…

ICRC Statement to United Nations informal multi-stakeholder cyber dialogue on international law

Statement | Ambassador Akahori, Professor Akande, Excellencies, dear colleagues,The ICRC is grateful for the opportunity to participate in this informal dialogue on how international law applies in cyberspace. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive…

ICRC Vice President Gilles Carbonnier addresses prohibition of use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines at Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

Statement | ICRC Vice President Gilles Carbonnier addresses the prohibition of the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines at the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, Geneva. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute…

Ethiopia: ICRC calls for respect of people’s lives and property amidst escalating tensions in Tigray and other regions in the country

News release | ICRC calls on those taking part in clashes in northern Ethiopia to respect people’s lives and property and stands ready to provide humanitarian assistance. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute…

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: ICRC facilitates transfer of combatants killed in action

News release | The ICRC has facilitated the handover of bodies of combatants killed in action during the recent escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute & Medicine Assistance…

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: ICRC strongly condemns latest surge in violence as civilian casualties mount

News release | “Alongside thousands of civilians, the ICRC witnessed intense shelling in urban areas on both sides of the front line today, leading to death, destruction, injuries and desolation. This is unacceptable. International Committee of the Red Cross American…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 &…

Indonesia: ICRC attends first international conference on Buddhist ethics, education, and applied Buddhism

Article | The ICRC spoke about the potential compatibility of applied Buddhism and international humanitarian law in Banten, Indonesia. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute & Medicine Assistance by Charles Myrick of ACRX

ICRC report: Climate change and conflict are a cruel combo that stalk the world’s most vulnerable

News release | Countries affected by conflict are also disproportionately impacted by climate change, a double threat that pushes people out of their homes, disrupts food production, cuts off supplies, amplifies diseases and weakens health-care services, the Intern International Committee…

COVID-19: ICRC backs preventive measures in Pesantren Gontor Islamic boarding school

Article | The ICRC donated medical equipment to an Islamic boarding school in East Java, Indonesia, as part of the prevention measures against COVID-19. International Committee of the Red Cross American Red Cross in Crawfordsville,IN Receive Tribute & Medicine Assistance…