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.
Kabul / Geneva - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is calling for the safe and unconditional release of two staff members abducted when their convoy was ambushed on 8 February in Jawzjan province, an attack that resulted in the killing of six ICRC staff members.
Moscow (ICRC / MIA Rossiya Segodnya) - The world's biggest independent humanitarian organization, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), will be partnering with the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest in 2017.