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Three Yemen cities run out of clean water due to lack of fuel for pumps: ICRC

GENEVA (Reuters) - Three cities in Yemen have run out of clean water because a blockade by a Saudi-led coalition has cut imports of fuel needed for pumping and sanitation, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday.

How The Red Cross Has Survived In Crisis Mode For 150 Years

Working at the International Committee of the Red Cross can be like a tech company, but also not. There are no free bars, for one. Two: lots of war zones. Working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)—trying to save lives in war zones in Myanmar, Syria, Sudan, and many other countries—is one of the hardest jobs on earth. Show More Summary

One Deadly Bullet Shatters Thousands in Afghanistan

The International Committee of the Red Cross is “first in, last out” of conflict zones. Their scaling back in Afghanistan is a bad sign.

The Red Cross Presses Silicon Valley To Fight Cyberwarfare

Amid government inaction, Silicon Valley can’t be neutral when it comes to reining in digital weapons, says the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Atrocities in Syria, Sudan, Yemen, and Myanmar may mock the concept of rules of war. Show More Summary

International Red Cross to 'drastically' cut Afghan presence after attacks

KABUL (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross will "drastically" reduce its operations in Afghanistan following attacks that have killed seven of its staff this year, the aid group said on Monday.

Syria fighting worst since Aleppo, civilian casualties mount: ICRC

GENEVA (Reuters) - The worst fighting since the battle for eastern Aleppo last year is raging in several regions of Syria, causing hundreds of civilian casualties, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday...

Red Cross visits US citizen accused of fighting with IS

The International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday that it has visited with an American citizen the Pentagon has accused of fighting with the Islamic State in Syria. The … Click to Continue »

Yemen cholera cases could hit 1 million by year-end: Red Cross

GENEVA (Reuters) - The humanitarian situation in Yemen is a "catastrophe", and cholera cases could reach a million by the end of the year, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday.

Red Cross says staff member killed in South Sudan ambush

JUBA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Saturday one of its drivers was shot dead when a convoy of their vehicles was ambushed in South Sudan's Western Equatoria State.

Red Cross shocked by driver's killing in South Sudan

The Red Cross says it is shocked by the killing of one of its staffers in South Sudan. A statement Saturday by the International Committee of the Red Cross says … Click to Continue »

Kidnapped Red Cross staff released in Afghanistan after seven months

KABUL (Reuters) - Two Red Cross staff members kidnapped early this year in Afghanistan have been released, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Tuesday.

Aid workers face unique crisis in South Sudan war, says ICRC

South Sudan's civil war presents humanitarian workers with "one of the unique crises" in the world, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday. "This is … Click to Continue »

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

4 months 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

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

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