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Red Cross hopes to repair Tabqa dam near Syria's Raqqa

GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) plans to carry out urgent repairs to Tabqa Dam near the Syrian city of Raqqa in an area recaptured from Islamic State, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Arma 3 expansion Laws of War is about defusing mines

Arma 3 is getting a new campaign expansion about decommissioning landmines. Dubbed Laws of War, this premium DLC will launch on 12th September and a portion of its proceeds will go to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Show More Summary

Garbage’s Political New “No Horses” Video Is Full of Riots and Protest

All of Garbage’s profits from “No Horses” are going to the International Committee of the Red Cross until 2018

Red Cross urges West, Saudi-led coalition to resolve Yemen crisis

3 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

GENEVA (Reuters) - Western and regional powers must use their influence on Yemen's warring parties to end a two-year conflict that has exacerbated a huge cholera epidemic and left the country in ruins, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.

Yemen cholera cases could exceed 600,000 in 2017: Red Cross

More than 600,000 people are expected to contract cholera in Yemen this year, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Sunday as the war-torn country's healthcare system faces collapse. One in every 45 Yemenis will have contracted...Show More Summary

For the Record

Cholera in Yemen: In the July 13 Section A, an article about the outbreak of cholera in Yemen quoted Iolanda Jaquemet, a spokeswoman for the Near East and Middle East regions at the International Committee of the Red Cross, as saying that there are “hundreds of millions of kids who are severely...

Garbage Released a New Single to Raise Money for Charity

Garbage today released a brand new single “No Horses” with all of the band’s profits from sales to be donated to the International Committee of the Red Cross through the end of 2018. “‘No Horses’ is basically a dream fueled anxiety attack. A dark imagining of the future in which a presiding regime values only […]

Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Reaches Grim Milestone

last monthNews : Huffington Post

The situation is spiraling out of control, says the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Suspected Cholera Cases Pass 300,000 In Yemen, Red Cross Says

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The unfolding epidemic in the war-ravaged country "continues to spiral out of control," the International Committee of the Red Cross announced Monday.

Yemen cholera cases pass 300,000 mark, ICRC says

GENEVA (Reuters) - A 10-week cholera epidemic has now infected more than 300,000 people in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday, a health disaster on top of war, economic collapse and near-famine in the impoverished country.

Canon Female Photojournalist Award, Other Prizes Announced by Visa Pour L’Image Fest

last monthArts / Photography : PDNPulse

The winners of the Canon Female Photojournalist Award, the International Committee of the Red Cross Humanitarian Visa d’or Award and the Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Grant have been announced. These, along with several other photojournalism awards and grants, will be presented in early September 2017 in Perpignan, France. Show More Summary

No Syrian 'Marshall Plan' but rather protracted war: Red Cross

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria is unlikely to see a major "Marshall Plan" for reconstruction as peace remains elusive despite hundreds of thousands more civilians possibly returning to their homes, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday.

Yemen rebels declare state of emergency over cholera outbreak

3 months agoNews : The Cutline

Rebel authorities in Yemen's capital have sounded the alarm over a spreading cholera outbreak that has killed dozens in the war-torn country, calling for urgent international assistance. The International Committee of the Red Cross on...Show More Summary

Cholera Death Toll In Yemen Reaches At Least 180

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Cholera has killed at least 180 people in Yemen in recent weeks, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday, a day after authorities declared a state of emergency in the capital Sanaa and called for international...Show More Summary

Cholera outbreak death toll in Yemen rises to 180: ICRC

3 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

ADEN (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak in Yemen has killed 180 people since April 27, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday, hours after the Houthi-controlled health ministry said 115 had died from the disease in the capital Sanaa.

115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads

A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 115 people and left 8,500 ill as hospitals struggle to cope with an influx of patients, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Sunday. "We now are facing a serious outbreak of cholera," said ICRC director of operations Dominik Stillhart at a news conference in the capital Sanaa. Show More Summary

After Years in Captivity, Nigeria Welcomes Back Kidnapped Chibok Schoolgirls

Nigeria secured the release with mediation by the International Committee of the Red Cross. A military source said three Boko Haram commanders had been freed in an exchange, but declined to give further details.

Red Cross to Israel: Allow visits to Palestinians on strike

The International Committee of the Red Cross has urged Israel not to restrict family visits for hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails. In a rare statement, the … Click to Continue »

Aid convoy enters besieged Syrian town of Douma, first time since October: ICRC

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An aid convoy of food and medical supplies has reached the besieged Syrian town of Douma for the first time since October, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday.

Arab League urges ICRC to intervene on Palestinian prisoners

Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit on Wednesday urged the International Committee of the Red Cross to intervene with Israeli authorities to halt their "abuse" of Palestinian prisoners. Abul Gheit sent a letter to ICRC president Peter...Show More Summary

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