An ICRC team is in Zaporizhzhia with pre-positioned relief items and medical supplies to be ready to facilitate the safe passage of civilians out of Mariupol and bring aid into the city.
As humanitarian needs in Ukraine increase by the hour, the ability of the ICRC to deliver much-needed humanitarian assistance is today being jeopardised by a surge of misinformation and disinformation.
Sixty tons of food and relief items arrived in the city of Kharkiv on Saturday 26 March as the ICRC scales up its response to the devastating humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, amidst skyrocketing needs.
The conflict in Libya has left the country extremely vulnerable to climate variability and is likely to increase the impacts on agricultural production and therefore livelihoods, food and economic security of thousands.
During a five-day visit to Ukraine, the President of the ICRC, Peter Maurer, traveled to the country to see the challenges facing civilians affected by the conflict.
A convoy of 11 trucks carrying 200 tons of aid from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the German Red Cross and other partners of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has reached Ukraine.
Today the ICRC with the Ukrainian Red Cross Society is helping to facilitate the safe passage of thousands civilians out of the city of Sumy in an ongoing operation.