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15 years on from mine ban: No time for complacency

Fifteen years after the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention became binding under international law, anti-personnel mines continue to exact a terrible human toll. States gathered in Maputo, Mozambique next week must maintain and build the momentum towards eradicating these weapons and improve...

20.06.14 11:26

Somalia: Car bomb inside hospital compound leaves one dead

A car bomb exploded in Mogadishu at around 7.30 this morning inside the compound of Keysaney Hospital, a facility run by the Somali Red Crescent Society with support from the ICRC. One person was killed and seven others were injured in the blast.

18.06.14 18:57

Military operations in the West Bank and Gaza: ICRC steps up its activities

As tensions mount and an extensive military operation takes place to rescue three abducted people in the West Bank, the ICRC is intensifying its efforts to provide humanitarian assistance and is calling on all concerned to fully comply with international humanitarian law, in particular by allowing...

17.06.14 21:55

Syria: Emergency relief for over 90,000 people across Aleppo governorate

Hostilities continue to cause frequent shortages of water, food and medicine affecting tens of thousands of residents and displaced people in Aleppo city and rural Aleppo. In recent weeks, the ICRC and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent have delivered much-needed medical supplies and other aid across...

17.06.14 02:00

Somalia: Thousands of flood-affected people in Kismayo receive emergency support

Some 23,000 people affected by severe flooding in Kismayo, in southern Somalia, have received emergency assistance from the ICRC and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) this week. This included providing cash grants, essential household items and health care and restoring clean water supplies.

16.06.14 12:49

Côte d’Ivoire: Children seeking their families via the internet

Abidjan (ICRC) – Today a web page was added to the ICRC’s family-links site. It will enable Ivorian children separated from their families during the post-election crisis of 2011 to search for their loved ones online.

16.06.14 11:06

Israel and the occupied territories: ICRC calls for release of abducted teenagers

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of the three teenagers abducted in the West Bank on 12 June.

15.06.14 22:37

Central African Republic: ICRC boosts farming in west of country

More than 13,000 people living in villages between the towns of Bouar and Bohong, in the west of the Central African Republic, have received seed and farming equipment in the past few days. This region has been the scene of clashes between armed groups in recent months, with serious consequences...

14.06.14 16:22

Central African Republic: ICRC boosts farming in west of country

More than 13,000 people living in villages between the towns of Bouar and Bohong, in the west of the Central African Republic, have received seed and farming equipment in the past few days. This region has been the scene of clashes between armed groups in recent months, with serious consequences...

14.06.14 16:15

Iraq: Assistance for victims of fighting in Mosul

The most recent wave of violence in central Iraq, particularly in the city of Mosul, has further intensified the need for humanitarian aid arising from fighting that has been taking place since December. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled Mosul in search of safety. The ICRC is taking action...

12.06.14 18:45
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