So far, 16 patients, the majority children, have been medically evacuated with their families from Eastern Ghouta to Damascus by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). They are now in hospitals receiving life-saving treatment.
Twenty years have passed since the adoption in Ottawa, Canada of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, commonly known as the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention
The contest for the best resumes this year as students from 33 universities participate in the 11th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition, Mainland China Round from 1st to 3rd December at the KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Manila (ICRC) - Thousands of displaced families in central Mindanao’s Maguindanao province have been deprived of basic everyday necessities as intense fighting persists in the area.To help around 11,600 people in Shariff Saydona Mustapha municipality, the International Committee of the Red Cross...
Beijing (ICRC) - A round table on The control of arms in international and domestic law: Legal and Policy Considerations , co-organized by the International committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association (CACDA), takes place in Beijing today.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has asked its donors for more than 2 billion Swiss Francs to fund its field operations in 2018, to assist and protect millions of people affected by conflict and other situations of violence.
An exhibition highlighting the anguish of families whose loved ones have been missing in connection with the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was organized to mark 25 years of the ICRC’s presence in the region.
With imports of fuel and other essential goods at a standstill for the past ten days, three Yemeni cities had to stop providing clean water in recent days, putting close to one million people at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases.
Dakar/Geneva (ICRC) - The precarious security situation in Africa's Sahel region is overshadowing a massive humanitarian crisis affecting 12 million people in five countries, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today.Armed conflict, trans-national crime and climate hazards are...