Manila (ICRC) - Thousands of displaced residents of Marawi City started their journey home earlier this week, several days after the government officially declared the end of armed clashes between its forces and IS Ranao fighters.Five months of conflict caused low-to-medium-scale damage to around...
The ICRC and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), with support from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), have published a brief guide on how to use social media to better engage people affected by crisis.
Bougainville (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is supporting volunteers from the PNG Red Cross Society (PNGRCS) to attend a week-long First Aid training of trainers currently running in Buka, Bougainville.The training includes cardio pulmonary resuscitation, treatment of...
Around the world, humanitarian needs are growing, and those needs will not disappear once the immediate crisis is over. The effects of conflict and catastrophe continue for decades, lifetimes even.
A three-day course on Blast Trauma Care ends in Pyongyang today.
Manila (ICRC) - One month into the armed conflict in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur province, many humanitarian needs still exist as the fighting between government security forces and the Maute Group continues without an immediate end in sight. The situation is far from over.
Jerusalem (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) condemns an attack which has taken place in its office in the West Bank city of Hebron. At around eleven o’clock last night, unidentified gunmen fired several shots at ICRC’s office.
Manila (ICRC) - The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), launched an electronic learning platform as part of its jail decongestion initiatives.