An incident of violence against health-care facilities or personnel has taken place every single week since the passage two years ago of a U.N. Security Council Resolution meant to increase respect for the sanctity of health care.
Geneva / Sana'a (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross is deeply saddened by the fatal shooting today of one of its staff members in Yemen.Hanna Lahoud, a Lebanese national, was in charge of the ICRC's detention programme in Yemen.
The trauma unit at a major hospital in the Central African Republic is filled to capacity after an outbreak of fighting in the capital, where ambulances transporting the wounded have often been delayed because of street battles and barricades.
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.
For the ICRC, the most critical humanitarian challenge currently facing the country is finding the people who have disappeared as a result of the armed conflict and violence. Bogotá (ICRC) - The challenges of implementing the Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary...