International Committee of the Red Cross ( ICRC )


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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a humanitarian institution based in Geneva, Switzerland and a three-time Nobel Prize Laureate. States parties (signatories) to the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 1977 (Protocol I, Protocol II) and 2005, have given the ICRC a mandate to protect victims of international and internal armed conflicts. Such victims include war wounded, prisoners, refugees, civilians, and other non-combatants.

ICRC press release, blog etc

12/11/2017 - 03:56 Number of families separated by conflict, violence or natural disaster at five-year high, says International Committee of the Red Cross
12/09/2017 - 09:49 Yemen: ICRC urges warring sides on Red Sea coast to protect civilian life
12/01/2017 - 03:55 Falkland/Malvinas Islands: ICRC presents Argentina and the United Kingdom with results of humanitarian forensic identification project
11/29/2017 - 01:35 ICRC calls attention to overlooked humanitarian tragedy of missing migrants with powerful new website
11/28/2017 - 07:10 Two billion CHF to fund critical humanitarian operations in 2018
11/16/2017 - 23:48 Yemen: Border closure shuts down water, sewage systems, raising cholera risk
11/14/2017 - 06:53 Sahel: Security concerns obscuring five-country humanitarian emergency
11/11/2017 - 10:27 Shaping the future of the worlds largest humanitarian movement
11/07/2017 - 12:37 Yemen: An urgent call to keep borders open for health, medical supplies
11/07/2017 - 10:07 Choosing humanity: new video and online game challenge us to confront how numb we have become to abuses to the rules of war
11/05/2017 - 09:22 Central African Republic: ICRC condemns killing of staff member
11/03/2017 - 01:49 ICRC hands over 3 physical rehab centres to Indus Hospital Network
11/02/2017 - 01:13 Myanmar: Law and order, community trust needed to overcome humanitarian crisis
11/01/2017 - 08:05 Hotline: Assistance for journalists on dangerous assignments
11/01/2017 - 03:37 The protection of journalists & the ICRC hotline - FAQ
10/31/2017 - 09:30 Global gathering to shape future of worlds largest humanitarian movement
10/24/2017 - 10:35 Egypt: Continuous humanitarian dialogue between the ICRC and Al-Azhar
10/16/2017 - 07:10 Somalia: Urgent medical supplies reach hospitals for bomb blast victims