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Berlin Sends Aid for Internally Displaced Donbass Residents

The German government sent 46 tonnes of food and handed over 9,000 units of heaters and bedding goods to the Red Cross Committee for further distribution among internally displaced people, according to Ukrainian State Emergency Serv...

Colombia's leftist ELN rebels free two soldier hostages

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's leftist ELN rebels have freed two Colombian army soldiers held hostage for three weeks, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday.

UK to Send $3Mln Via Red Cross to Help Eastern Ukraine Residents

The British government has allocated $1.5 million to Ukraine via the International Red Cross Committee and another $1.5 million for a program to employ relocated residents of eastern Ukraine.

#mygivingstory: Resources and Best Practices for @GivingTuesday Nonprofit Storytelling

Storytelling is an essential fundraising skill for nonprofits.  One of the most amazing nonprofit storytellers I ever heard in my life is Alberto Cairo (International Committee of the Red Cross) who delivered a truly inspirational speech during the International Fundraising Congress closing plenary.  … Read More

'Flagrant Violation': Saudi Jets 'Deliberately' Attack Hospitals in Yemen

As the Saudi-led alliance, backed by the United States, continues its bloody operation in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross reports coalition jets are “deliberately” targeting hospitals and clinics, as the civilian death toll continues to rise.

U.N. and ICRC chide states for 'paralysis' in the face of conflict

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and International Committee of the Red Cross President Peter Maurer made what they called an "unprecedented joint warning" on Saturday for states to stop conflicts, respect international law and aid refugees.

Red Cross Mission to Continue Work in Afghanistan After Hospital Bombing

The International Committee of the Red Cross is not going to terminate its humanitarian activities in Afghanistan, following the deadly bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, ICRC's press office said.

Red Cross Mission Resumes Work in East Ukraine

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) resumed its work in east Ukraine, a representative of the Contact Group on Ukrainian reconciliation said Tuesday.

Syria's ailing water network could spark epidemics: Red Cross

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria's water network, heavily damaged by bombs and shelling, is at risk of collapse as its civil war drags on, increasing the threat of deadly typhoid or cholera outbreaks, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.

Two Red Cross Staff Members Killed in Yemen

Two employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were shot dead on Wednesday by a group of unidentified men in the Amran Governorate in northern Yemen, the ICRC in Yemen has reported.

Red Cross stops work in Yemen's Aden after gunmen raid office

GENEVA/ADEN (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday it had temporarily suspended its activities in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden after its office was raided by unidentified gunmen a day earlier.

Gunmen storm ICRC office in Yemeni city of Aden

GENEVA (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen raided the office of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday, holding staff at gunpoint and stealing cars, cash and equipment, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

ICRC aid reaches isolated Syrian town near Damascus, conditions 'dire'

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross on Thursday described living conditions in a Syrian town cut off near Damascus as dire after delivering aid there this week for the first time in six months.

Hundreds of thousands face starvation in South Sudan: Red Cross

GENEVA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people risk starvation in South Sudan where a resurgence in fighting and deepening food shortages have left some with nothing to eat except water lilies, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.

Humanitarian Situation Still Dire Near Frontline in Ukraine’s East – IRC

Humanitarian situation is still difficult for people living near the frontline in eastern Ukraine, the International Committee of the Red Cross head of sub-delegation in Donetsk Dena Fisher told RIA Novosti Sunday.

International Red Cross visits two soldiers detained in Ukraine

GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday that it had visited two men captured in eastern Ukraine at the weekend who are now in hospital in Kiev.

Tens of thousands flee fighting in South Sudan, aid groups withdraw

JUBA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people have fled fierce fighting in South Sudan's northern Unity State and humanitarian organizations have withdrawn staff from the area, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and other groups said on Saturday.

Red Cross, MSF Alarmed Over Coalition Bombing Yemeni Airports, Blocking Aid

The International Committee of the Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders have expressed concern over the damage caused to the runways at airports which were crucial for delivery of food and medication to Yemeni residents.

The last time I saw Kandahar, it was a remote Taliban bastion. How that’s changed.

7 months agoNews : BlogPost

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – What a difference two decades make. When I last visited this southern Afghan city – the cradle of the Taliban insurgency - I flew in on a plane chartered by the International Committee for the Red Cross. The airstrip was tiny, as was the airport. The city was a backwater, with no […]

Red Cross Says First Medical Aid Flight Lands In Yemen

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

DUBAI, April 10 (Reuters) - A plane carrying 16 tonnes of emergency medical aid landed in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Friday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said, the first delivery flown in by an international aid group...Show More Summary

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