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.
Although armed confrontations in Colombia have decreased significantly since the Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces' People's Army (FARC-EP), the armed conflict continues
2017 was an extremely difficult year for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan. After 30 years of continuous presence in the country, a series of consecutive attacks on its staff in less than 9 months forced the ICRC to suspend and, at a later stage, to reduce part of its activities, particularly in the North of the country.
Despite the challenges, and the need to temporarily put on hold some of its activities in order to find ways to limit the exposure of its teams to security risks, in 2017 the ICRC continued assisting people affected by conflict.
The battle for Mosul is over, but for thousands of families, the grief and horror continues. Some are trying, in the ruins of their city, to pay tribute to those who died. In the district of Zanjili, clothes and keepsakes are hung on walls, even cars abandoned among the rubble have become a memorial.
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.
Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has today handed out its forensic reports resulting from the work it carried out to identify the mortal remains of Argentine soldiers buried in Darwin cemetery.
It is 20 years since the Ottawa Convention banning anti-personnel landmines was adopted, but the legacy of these devastating weapons lives on. Landmines need just an instant to create a catastrophic injury that lasts a lifetime. And for decades, landmines were used in huge numbers, all over the world. In the years before the Convention, Erik Tollefsen, the ICRC’s head of Weapons Contamination, remembers mine clearance as an almost hopeless task.