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

10/11/2017 - 05:41 DRC: Millions displaced and at risk from stark rise in violence
10/11/2017 - 04:07 How to use social media to engage with affected people
10/09/2017 - 01:25 Afghanistan: ICRC reduces its presence in the country
10/05/2017 - 06:51 Syria: Harrowing civilian losses in most intense violence since battle for Eastern Aleppo
09/21/2017 - 13:21 Famine is a symptom of protracted war
09/21/2017 - 12:50 Internally displaced people must be protected from the effects of war
09/20/2017 - 06:35 ICRC President welcomes historic step to prohibit nuclear weapons
09/20/2017 - 06:27 ICRC Statement to the United Nations General Assembly on humanitarian situation in South Sudan
09/17/2017 - 03:26 Yemen: ICRC deplores death of civilians in Taiz
09/15/2017 - 07:08 The UN General Assembly must focus on the most vulnerable people caught in conflict
09/11/2017 - 11:46 Afghanistan: Physiotherapist who helps amputee patients shot and killed
09/11/2017 - 05:46 Failure to manage arms trade responsibly is putting a dirt cheap price on the lives of civilians
09/09/2017 - 03:03 South Sudan: ICRC condemns killing of staff member
09/08/2017 - 08:19 Myanmar: ICRC scales up aid for people fleeing violence
09/06/2017 - 07:36 The worlds first Humanitarian Impact Bond launched to transform financing of aid in conflict-hit countries
09/03/2017 - 12:39 Statement of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement on the death of Dr Abdulah Alkhamesi, founder of the Yemen Red Crescent Society
08/31/2017 - 05:48 ICRC appoints new governing body member
08/25/2017 - 06:09 Yemen: Airstrikes in residential area of Sanaa are outrageous