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New app 'Enter the Room', produced by the International Committee of the Red Cross, invites users to live a unique experience, with the aim of raising awareness about the importance of health care in conflict zones. 'Enter the Room' was conceived of and developed by French agency Nedd. It uses the 'portal effect' which ...
International Red Cross says it halted aid mission to Syria's rebel-held eastern Ghouta region because of violence. By The Associated Press. BEIRUT — Mar 6, 2018, 3:32 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. International Red Cross says it halted aid mission to Syria's rebel-held eastern Ghouta region because of ...

Hundreds of women who had recently returned to their villages sat on rocks at the bottom of the mountain as the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) made hundreds of piles of essential household items to be distributed to returnees and ...
Related Articles. First aid convoy enters Syria's Afrin since Turkey-led assault · 'Impossible' to bring an aid convoy in five hours to Ghouta: ICRC · Iran urges Turkey to stop army offensive in northern Syria ... Entities. Countries. Syria · Turkey. Associations & groups. International Committee of the Red Cross.
More than 20 employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have left the organisation for sexual misconduct since 2015, the humanitarian ... The ICRC director general, Yves Daccord, said 21 staff members were either dismissed or resigned for paying for sexual services in the last three years.
In 2017, the ICRC continued to help the most vulnerable people residing along the contact line in Donbas. We provided food, water, hygiene products and other basic household items, maintained the heating/cooling points and provided the first aid modules for the checkpoints, distributed thousands of tons ...

In 2017, the ICRC continued to help the most vulnerable people residing along the contact line in Donbas. We provided food, water, hygiene products and other basic household items, maintained the heating/cooling points and provided the first aid modules for the checkpoints, distributed thousands of tons ...
The ICRC Guidelines for screening potential private donors and partners are based on existing institutional documents, namely the Ethical Principles Guiding ICRC's Partnerships with the Private Sector and the Movement Policy for Corporate Sector Partnerships. This document clarifies how the ICRC's ...
Jaberi Ansari also touched upon the policies Iran has adopted to help settle the regional crises as well as the extensive efforts made by Iran in humanitarian areas. He said Iran is fully prepared to work with international organizations and the ICRC to lessen the ongoing humanitarian disaster caused by ...
In Fallujah, I was touched by seeing people with amputated limbs learning to walk again at the ICRC-supported physical rehabilitation centre. However, I also met an all-female family in a camp in Anbarwho told me that they cannot return home. Their male relatives are all either detained or missing and they ...
President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer speaks as Katharina Ritz, the ICRC Head of Delegation in Iraq, looks on during ... "With regard to families of foreign fighters: ICRC has had various but increasingly cooperative accesses to those families," ICRC President Peter Maurer ...
“All staff are contractually bound by the ICRC's Code of Conduct, which explicitly forbids the purchase of sexual services. This ban, in place since 2006, applies worldwide and at all times, including in locations where prostitution is legal, as the ICRC believes that staff paying for sex is incompatible with the ...
Is the International Committee of the Red Cross serious about the issue of sexual misconduct by its personnel? That is the question being asked by current and former ICRC colleagues who know as well as anyone that our organization, like others in the humanitarian sector, must confront this behaviour.
The International Committee of the Red Cross says 21 of its staff members resigned or were dismissed for paying for sexual services over the past three years. Another two staff members suspected of sexual misconduct didn't have their contracts renewed. ICRC staff members are banned from paying for ...
Relief supplies from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are loaded into a plane on December 30, 2008 at Geneva Airport as more injured people flooded in on the fourth day of Israeli forces offensive on the Gaza Strip. At least 363 Palestinians, including 39 children have been killed and ...
Daccord said staffers are "contractually bound by the ICRC's code of conduct" that bans the purchase of sexual services. "This ban, in place since 2006, applies worldwide and at all times, including in locations where prostitution is legal, as the ICRC believes that staff paying for sex is incompatible with the ...
The Swiss-run International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has called for a cultural shift for the humanitarian aid sector following a series of scandals about sexual misconduct across multiple aid agencies. “This is a watershed moment for the humanitarian sector as a whole. We owe it to the people we ...

ICRC brings over 320 tonnes of food, hygiene items to Donetsk ... Seventeen vehicles carrying humanitarian aid from the mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have crossed into Donetsk region through the Novotroitske checkpoint, the Ukrainian State Border Service said in a ...
In 2017, the ICRC continued to carry out a variety of activities in Azerbaijan, in relation to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. People living in exposed areas benefited from diverse range of projects aimed at humanitarian protection of civilians and supporting livelihoods of the most vulnerable. The ICRC also ...
ZAGREB, February 22, 2018 - Yves Daccord, Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), on Wednesday called on former Yugoslav countries to step up their efforts in shedding light on the fate of people gone missing in the 1990s wars, noting that it was high time to solve that ...
... the International Committee of the Red Cross warned on Tuesday, calling on the warring sides to protect the site. "The fighting in Hodeida governorate is at the gates of the historic city of Zabid, fanning fears for the fate of its cultural heritage," said Alexandre Faite, ICRC's head of delegation in Yemen.
Humanitarians should be allowed to do their work and to deliver aid on a more regular basis," Ingy Sedky, the spokeswoman for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Syria said. The spokeswoman stated that even though the ICRC had not been providing aid in Afrin since December, the ...
Sana'a/Geneva (ICRC) - As fighting along Yemen's Red Sea coast continues, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is urging all parties to the conflict to protect and respect the city of Zabid, a World Heritage Site that has the highest concentration of mosques in Yemen. Fighting would ...
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in enhancing the accelerated delivery of infrastructure in Nigeria through Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and other ...
The ICRC supports the families of missing people in their quest to ascertain the fate and whereabouts of their missing relatives. It promotes its mandate, history and activities to various interested audiences. The ICRC supports the development of the Red Cross structures in Kosovo with training, funding and ...
A delegation from the ICRC spoke when it visited the ports in the state to assess and ascertain the level of compliance by concessionaires on their agreements on the development of infrastructure, saying it was satisfied with the development on the ground at the port. The Acting Director-General of ICRC, ...
In 2017, the ICRC continued to help the most vulnerable people residing along the contact line in Donbas. We provided food, water, hygiene products and other basic household items, maintained the heating/cooling points and provided the first aid modules for the checkpoints, distributed thousands of tons ...
The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, has commented in an interview with Sputnik the humanitarian situation in ... MUNICH (Sputnik) – The ICRC would be ready to increase its North Korea humanitarian program but the international community lacks recognition that ...
Like other health care facilities in Mali, Gao regional hospital effectively collapsed when various armed groups took control of the north in 2012. With the ICRC's intervention and support, the hospital quickly managed to re-open its doors and provide life-saving services. Now, with the crisis in Mali worsening ...
The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, said that the ICRC is seeking to mobilize greater international attention regarding the Libyan file in order to address the humanitarian situation and crisis of migrants stranded in the country. Maurer indicated that Libya has ...
Twenty trucks carrying over 326 tonnes of food and hygienic items and 60 tonnes of sand and aluminum sulfate donated by the mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have crossed into Donetsk region through the Novotroitske checkpoint, the Ukrainian State Border Service said in ...
In 2017, the ICRC continued to help the most vulnerable people residing along the contact line in Donbas. We provided food, water, hygiene products and other basic household items, maintained the heating/cooling points and provided the first aid modules for the checkpoints, distributed thousands of tons ...
TRIPOLI, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, on Tuesday pledged to help the Libyan authorities deal with the humanitarian situation of displaced people. Maurer made his announcement following a meeting with members of the Libyan ...
Ukraine to initiate involvement of International Red Cross and Russia in search for missing persons in Donbas ... the Ukrainian side will initiate the creation of a search mechanism for missing persons in Donbas with the participation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Russia.
In Armenia, the ICRC focuses on civilians living in exposed communities along the international border, missing people and their families, mine victims and people deprived of their liberty. We also spread knowledge of the international humanitarian law among national authorities, academics and armed ...
This meeting was co-convened by WHO and the International Committee of the Red Cross. The primary objectives of the meeting included: 1) discussion of the current science of triage, including pre-hospital and facility-based triage during both routine operations and extraordinary/surge situations, 2) a ...
Sana'a/Aden/Geneva (ICRC) – In an important breakthrough that will allow many families to know the fate of missing loved ones, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has just finished a first round of visits to 279 people detained at a major detention facility in Aden. "We are encouraged by ...
Abuja/Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today facilitated the handover -- from the armed opposition to the Nigerian military -- of 10 women police officers and three university professors. This operation in north-east Nigeria, with the ICRC acting as a neutral intermediary, ...
Abuja/Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today facilitated the handover -- from the armed opposition to the Nigerian military -- of 10 women police officers and three university professors. This operation in north-east Nigeria, with the ICRC acting as a neutral intermediary, ...
ICRC sees education as a learning process that allows children and adults to acquire skills for their social and professional development. It also facilitates the development of capacities which allow for resilience, self-protection and human values, all key elements in life. This corresponds not only to formal ...
The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said it has completed plans to commence action plans to resolve the concession issue between BHS International Limited, the concessionaire of Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) in Lagos and the federal government. The commission, which ...
The Acting Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, Mr. Chidi Izuwah, and the Managing Director, Nigeria Sovereign Wealth Investment Authority, Mr. Uche Orji, have said that Public-Private Partnership is the solution to funding the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, is insisting that the General Aviation Terminal, GAT, is not part of the concession granted Messrs Bi Courtney, neither had FAAN admitted to that assertion at any time. It further said before the terminal, MMA2, presently developed and occupied by BASL got ...
The fourth year of South Sudan's civil war saw a severe deterioration of humanitarian conditions across the country. The conflict has claimed innumerable lives and left millions forcibly displaced from their homes and unable to meet even their most basic needs. Levels of acute insecurity reached an all-time ...
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Libya said on Tuesday that it had provided humanitarian assistance to more than 1150 displaced families from Derna, Tobruk and Butnan. The ICRC said on its official Facebook page that the aid had been distributed in cooperation with the Libyan ...
Upon a request from Saudi authorities and the Arab Coalition, an ICRC team oversaw and helped in the repatriation of 27 Yemeni children aged between 8 and 17, as part of the ICRC's neutral humanitarian intermediary role. The ICRC team of four delegates, including a medical doctor, met with ...
Mohamed Sheikh-Ali coordinates ICRC's economic security response in Nigeria, one of the largest economic security programmes in Africa. Since early 2017, the delegation in Nigeria has been gradually switching from emergency assistance to programmes that help both the displaced people and those ...
The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission has initiated a process to resolve the concession problem between the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria and Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two, Lagos. The Acting Director-General of ...
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has urged the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission to correct the anomalies associated with the Build, Operate and Transfer agreement between the agency and Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2.
Peter Maurer, the president of the Swiss-led International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) listed urban warfare, funding gap, forgotten conflicts, entrepreneurship of vulnerable people and digital tools as key challenges for the humanitarian sector in 2018. Speaking as part of a panelexternal link at the ...


 

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