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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

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"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.

Red Cross Humanitarian Convoy Turned Away From Syria’s Darayya

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was turned away from the town of Darayya south of the Syrian capital, the aid organization’s representative said Thursday.

First Humanitarian Convoy Since 2012 to Be Sent to Syrian Town of Darayya

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the United Nations aid agencies will send on Thursday the first humanitarian convoy with relief supplies since 2012 to the besieged Syrian town of Darayya, a source in the SARC told RIA Novosti.

Red Cross Suspends Work in DR Congo Over Abduction of Three Employees

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Wednesday it was suspending a planned trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo, following the abduction of three staff workers.

Red Cross Wants Access to Prisoners on Both Sides to Ukraine's Conflict

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is still not satisfied with the current level of access to the various areas of Ukraine and to the people detained by both sides to the conflict in the east of the country, ICRC Director-General said.

Turkey Doesn't Want Red Cross on Its Territory Near Syrian Border - ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has requested permission to work in a number of regions in Turkey, but Turkish authorities are not too interested in the organization’s presence in the country, ICRC Director-General Yves Daccord said.

Red Cross Calls on Syria Warring Sides to Refrain From Attacks on Hospitals

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called Thursday on all parties to the Syrian conflict to refrain from attacking hospitals, condemning a recent assault of a hospital it supported "unacceptable."

Syrian Conflict Requires Only Political Settlement - Red Cross Committee

The Syrian conflict has no chance to be resolved militarily and needs only a political solution, the director-general of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Wednesday.

Turkish Watchdog: Essential for World to' Notice War Crimes' Against Kurds

The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) should send a monitoring mission to Turkey to observe cases of rights violations with respect to the Kurds, a Turkish rights watchdog said Tuesday.

Crisis 'Not Rocket Science,' Blame US-UK Exit - Former Afghan MP to Sputnik

Afghanistan is in the worst humanitarian crisis since the start of operations in 2001 after American and British forces pulled out 18 months ago, the outgoing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said.

Red Cross Team Kidnapped in Mali Set Free

Three members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), who were kidnapped over the weekend in northern Mali,are free and safe now, according to ICRC President Peter Maurer.

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