Belgrade (ICRC) - In the first visit to Serbia by high-level officials from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) since 2001, ICRC Director-General Yves Daccord voiced concern about the slowdown in the process of ascertaining the fate of missing persons and stressed the pressing need...
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.
For more than three years, eastern Ukraine has suffered conflict. Amid the world’s many other humanitarian crises, in Syria, or in Yemen for example, it can be easy to forget Ukraine. But the UN estimates that 10,000 people have lost their lives here since 2014. Thousands of families are grieving, and many, like Yuliia and Olha, have been condemned to wait for years to find out exactly what happened to their loved ones.
Geneva (ICRC)- Families of those who have died in armed conflict are entitled to have their loved ones identified - this is a requirement under international humanitarian law, said Laurent Corbaz, head of the project for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
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.
A three-day seminar on identifying dead bodies in armed conflict and other emergencies got underway today, organized by the ICRC in cooperation with Ukraine's National Association of Forensic Experts.