The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is shocked by the deaths of civilians and six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross following an airstrike on the town of Rann, near the border of Nigeria and Cameroon.
Abuja (ICRC) - Health care workers in Nigeria can now use smartphones and tablets to improve the quality of diagnoses and drug prescriptions for children under five thanks to an initiative from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute...
Monrovia (LNRCS/ICRC) - Nearly 1,250 Liberian law enforcement and fire service officials have trained in basic first aid this year with the help of the Liberian Red Cross (LNRCS) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
In recent days, surgical teams from the ICRC have treated over 90 people wounded in the bomb blasts in Madagali and Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria. Nigerian Red Cross volunteers administered first aid to the wounded in both incidents.
Damascus/Geneva: Nearly 150 civilians, most of whom were disabled or in urgent need of care, were evacuated late night from a hospital in the Old City of Aleppo, in a joint operation by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has today launched an ad-style video which illustrates the terrifying human cost of ignoring the Geneva Conventions and aims to raise awareness of international humanitarian law.