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Red Cross staffer freed after Afghanistan kidnapping, organization says

The International Committee of the Red Cross said the staffer was snatched on Dec. 19th in the northern province of Kunduz

Spanish aid worker freed in Afghanistan: Red Cross

KABUL (Reuters) - A Spanish employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross has been released less than a month after he was kidnapped by gunmen in northern Afghanistan, the aid group said on Sunday.

Over 4,000 Fighters Flee Aleppo Overnight; Thousands Of Syrians Still Await Evacuation

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 4,000 fighters were evacuated overnight from east Aleppo to opposition-held areas, under an agreement between the warring sides overseen by the International Committee of the Red Cross and Syrian Arab Red...Show More Summary

Aleppo hospitals evacuated, last Syrian rebels moving out

4 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

"The last hospital in Eastern #Aleppo is now empty," the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Twitter.        

Britain, Argentina agree on identifying Falklands war dead

Britain and Argentina have signed an agreement to exhume and identify 123 Argentine soldiers buried on the Falkland Islands following mediation by the International Committee of the Red Cross, the British government said. Graves at the...Show More Summary

FALKLANDS WAR FALLOUT: Britain and Argentina have agreed to “a deal to identify 123 Argentine soldie…

FALKLANDS WAR FALLOUT: Britain and Argentina have agreed to “a deal to identify 123 Argentine soldiers buried on the Falkland Islands. The International Committee of the Red Cross has been negotiating an agreement on taking DNA samples from the remains of men who died in the 1982 conflict. The graves in the Argentine memorial cemetery, […]

ICRC says total of 25,000 evacuated from Aleppo

GENEVA (Reuters) - Some 25,000 people have been evacuated from the rebel-held enclave of Aleppo since Thursday, including 15,000 on Monday and 10,000 last Thursday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Tuesday.

Interview with Pawel Krzysiek

last monthNews : World News Blog

Matt Frei speaks to Pawel Krzysiek who is working with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Aleppo, helping to evacuate civilians.

Aleppo: hopes raised that evacuation could soon resume

Thousands are still stranded after evacuation halted on Friday, with some sleeping out in freezing temperatures The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) hopes to resume the evacuation of civilians and wounded people from the...Show More Summary

Syria: ambulances on the move as Aleppo evacuation operation begins

International Committee of the Red Cross confirms start of operation to transfer wounded from besieged districts Ambulances have begun moving towards east Aleppo, the first step in a long-awaited evacuation of the wounded in the besieged districts of the city. Show More Summary

20,000 flee eastern Aleppo in 48 hours: ICRC

Up to 20,000 people have fled a Syrian government offensive in rebel-held eastern Aleppo in the last 48 hours, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Tuesday. A spokeswoman for the Geneva-based ICRC, Krista Armstrong, told...Show More Summary

Intense fighting traps Yemenis in Taiz, bodies in streets: ICRC

GENEVA (Reuters) - Civilians in the southwestern Yemeni city of Taiz are trapped by intense fighting, with dead bodies lying in the streets and 200 people wounded in the past three days, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday.

Advance On Mosul Continues As Aid Groups Brace For Civilian Casualties

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

"ISIS, I think, probably wants a humanitarian catastrophe in Mosul," retired Col. Peter Mansoor tells NPR. The International Committee of the Red Cross says it's prepared to assist 270,000 people.

Colombia's ELN rebels release civilian hostage: Red Cross

Colombia's second-largest rebel force, the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN), on Thursday released a civilian captive to the International Committee of the Red Cross, the humanitarian organization said. "A civilian who was in the hands of the National Liberation Army (ELN) was handed over today to the ICRC," it said in a statement. Show More Summary

Red Cross Delivers Huge Humanitarian Aid Convoy to 33,500 People in Syria

International Committee of the Red Cross in Syria said that an international aid convoy of 19 trucks delivered humanitarian assistance to at least 33,500 people in Syria on Monday.

Fighting Near Iraq's Mosul May Force up to 1Mln People Flee - ICRC

According to International Committee of the Red Cross, clashes between the Iraqi army and the Daesh terrorist group near Mosul may force up to 1 million people leave their homes.

Up to 1 million could flee fighting in Iraq: ICRC

GENEVA (Reuters) - Up to million people could be forced to flee their homes in Iraq in coming weeks and months as fighting intensifies to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday.

ICRC Welcomes Moscow-Damascus Large-Scale Humanitarian Operation in Aleppo

Krista Armstrong, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said that humanitarian corridors in Syria's Aleppo need to be well-planned, and must be implemented with the consent of parties on all sides.

Mexico body ratio fact of the day

In many forms of combat between armed groups, about four people are injured for each person killed, according to an assessment of wars since the late 1970s by the International Committee of the Red Cross. Sometimes, the number of wounded is even higher. Show More Summary

A fresh harvest for farmers in Gaza

Aided by the International Committee of the Red Cross, Palestinian farmers are gaining new access to fertile lands.

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