Bogotá – Dos grupos de menores de edad salieron hoy de las Zonas Veredales Transitorias de Normalización (ZVTN) en el marco de las operaciones humanitarias del Comité Internacional de la Cruz Roja (CICR) y varias organizaciones sociales.
El personal sanitario del CICR verificó que los siete menores de edad estaban en buenas condiciones de salud para ser trasladados a un lugar temporal de acogida, donde fueron recibidos por UNICEF.
In the Central African Republic, the ICRC has a delegation in Bangui, sub-delegations in Kaga Bandoro, Bambari, Ndélé and Bangui (covering the west of the country), and an office in Birao.
In 2016, we improved access to emergency and routine medical care and upgraded water and sanitation infrastructure. We helped people meet their basic needs, restored family links, visited detainees and promoted international humanitarian law. Many of our activities were carried out in tandem with the Central African Red Cross Society.
United Nations Conference to Negotiate a Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, Leading to their Total Elimination. United Nations Conference to Negotiate a Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, Leading to their Total Elimination. Statement of Mr Peter Maurer, President of the ICRC.
I am honoured to address this United Nations Conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination.
BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has started rehabilitating some of the dilapidated Zimbabwe prisons, most built during the colonial era. The first one to be refurbished — Mlondolozi Prison, about 500 kilometers southwest of Harare — houses mentally ill inmates.
More flexible physical rehabilitation services allow patients to gain time and save money.
For nearly three years, the Myanmar Red Cross is making a difference in the lives of persons with disabilities through mobile clinics that roam local communities. From July 2014 to December 2016, a total of 1,280 patients from East Bago received services alone. In a vast country such as Myanmar which is developing at he facility of physical rehabilitation services close to home saves people time and money, while giving them critical support to improve their prostheses.
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Join the IHL team of an international humanitarian organization. The ICRC delegation in the Philippines is hiring for a:
Two (2) interns for a two-month engagement
(based in Makati)
Join the Human Resources team of an international humanitarian organization. The ICRC delegation in the Philippines is hiring for a:
Staff Health Focal Point
(based in Makati)
The Staff Health Focal Point will handle all matters relating to the health of ICRC staff in the delegation. In line with ICRC staff health policies and in collaboration with medical personnel on the spot, s/he promotes and maintains the physical and mental health of the ICRC staff. S/he is also responsible for evaluating local referral health structures.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Tel Aviv is recruiting an Israeli media officer and spokesperson
In coordination with the Tel Aviv Head of Communication and in line with the Communication Department in Israel and the Occupied Territories, set-up, enhances the visibility and the public positioning of the ICRC in the Israeli media through strategic planning and outreach and through the development and implementation of various activities and projects.
18 months full time position
(only US citizens or Green card holders may apply)
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral, impartial and independent humanitarian organization that works to protect and assist people affected by armed conflict and violence. The Manila Shared Services Center (MSSC), based in Makati since 1992, provides a range of services mainly in the field of Finance, Accounting, Logistics, Reporting & Human Resources, to ICRC Headquarters in Geneva and delegations around the world
Global Mobility Officer (Based in MSSC)
The HELP course (Health Emergencies in Large Populations) is a multidisciplinary training course for managing humanitarian operations in disasters, conflicts and other crises.
It was created in 1986 by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the University of Geneva, to professionalize the delivery of humanitarian assistance during emergencies, and to promote professional ethics and humanitarian principles.
The main objective of this course is to train qualified and motivated engineers and scientists who are active (or intending to become active) in the WASH-sector in humanitarian contexts. The participants should be able, at the end of the course, to plan, implement and monitor water and sanitation emergency programs and design an emergency response in the context of a humanitarian operation with a longer term perspective.
The ICRC is offering an e-learning module on the legal framework applicable to health care during armed conflicts and other emergencies.
The module offers a practical and interactive approach to learning based on a variety of pedagogical tools.Thanks to its user-friendly accessibility, the module suits the needs of a variety of publics, with or without a legal background.
Are you a doctor wondering how to interact with the media, or a nurse wondering how to treat patient information in difficult circumstances? Are you an ambulance driver unsure of what your responsibilities are? Are you a hospital administrator wondering what to do with overwhelming numbers of deceased patients? If so, the Health Care in Danger project's new e-learning module on the responsibilities of health-care personnel is for you.