Unrelenting violence in DR Congo is fuelling one of the largest and most serious humanitarian crises in the world in which millions are forced from their homes and struggling to feed themselves.
Manila (ICRC) - Five months after the end of the clashes in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province, humanitarian organizations working on the ground estimate that 81,000 evacuees and returnees are still struggling to meet their basic needs: water, food, sanitation and education.
Seoul (ICRC) – An online and offline exhibition illustrating the consequences of armed conflict was launched on March 19 in Seoul. Organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in partnership with Seoul Shinmun (Seoul Newspaper), the exhibition titled "Torn Apart" draws attention to the suffering of people who have been affected by war, through images and videos captured by the ICRC staff.
In the event that humanitarian evacuations from Eastern Ghouta, Afrin, or any other area in Syria take place, the below standards and rules offer guidance to authorities in control of the process.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has unveiled "Enter the room", an augmented reality experience for iOS app users.
Video 1: Al Rajaa School for Girls, Anbar/Ramadi
Video 2 & 3: ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Centre in Fallujah
Video 4: ICRC president in AlRajaa Secondary School and IDP camp
See documents on right for shotlists and news release
After multiple attempts in recent weeks to gain humanitarian access to Eastern Ghouta, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) finally reached the town of Douma yesterday (5 March) as part of a joint aid convoy with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the United Nations.
After multiple attempts in recent weeks to gain humanitarian access to Eastern Ghouta, the ICRC finally reached the town of Douma earlier today as part of a joint aid convoy with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the United Nations.
Beijing (ICRC) - Law students from 18 countries across the Asia-Pacific region are testing their knowledge of international humanitarian law (IHL) at the 16th Red Cross regional IHL Moot Court Competition in Hong Kong from March 7th to 10th.