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Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

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25 May 2017 description

The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), supported by the ICRC, kicked off yet another round of food distribution to 3,200 families (19,000 people), who fled from Rakhine State in Myanmar and are residing with host communities in Bangladesh.

The second round of distribution, which is considered the biggest since the opening of the permanent mission in Dhaka in 2006, should provide the families with essential food items for two months and was timed to take place a week before the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.

25 May 2017 description

This is my 5th visit to Syria and each time I come, I see more suffering. Nearly half of the population has been displaced and all are exhausted by conflict. The humanitarian needs are enormous, and in parts of the country affected by ongoing fighting these needs are in fact rising sharply.

This is especially true in hard-to-reach places. The irregularity of help is exposing these populations to risks including poor nutrition, unclean water, or inadequate medical care.

24 May 2017 description

Kiev (ICRC)– Three years after the start of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, several thousand people are still missing, although the exact number is not known. What is clear is that too many families are still waiting to know the whereabouts of their relatives.

To shine a spotlight on this issue, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is today opening an exhibition in Slaviansk entitled Uncertainty: Families of the Missing on Both Sides of the Conflict, devoted to missing persons and their families on either side of the line of contact in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.

22 May 2017 description

When warfare takes place in cities, civilians experience direct and indirect harm, from physical violence and injury to disruption of vital services and destruction of infrastructure. In its new report, released in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), InterAction highlights the experiences of civilians caught in urban conflict and good practices for mitigating immediate and long-term harm caused by parties to conflict.

Introduction

22 May 2017 description

Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) is a resource pack for teachers to introduce students aged 13 to 18 to the basic rules of international humanitarian law. It was designed by the International Committee of the Red Cross (CICR) in close association with the Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC). The learning materials, which provide 36 hours of activities, are based on real-life situations and show how IHL aims to protect life and human dignity during armed conflict and prevent and reduce the suffering and devastation caused by war.

Maps / Infographics

161 entries found

Jobs

22 entries found
29 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Jun 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. The ICRC's Somalia Delegation in Nairobi implements the institution's humanitarian activities in Somalia.

18 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 31 May 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

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

Individual Development (iDevelop) Administrators (Based in MSSC)

Job Purpose

17 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Jun 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

The ICRC is looking for interpreters in Farsi language.

Main responsibilities:

17 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Jun 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

The ICRC is looking for interpreters in Tamashek/Peulh language.

Main responsibilities:

09 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 09 Jun 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

Join the Protection team of an international humanitarian organization. The ICRC delegation in the Philippines is looking for:

Protection Assistant

(Based in Zamboanga City)

Training

4 entries found
10 May 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Jun 2017 Training date: 25 Sep 2017 to 29 Sep 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

How does the current humanitarian landscape look like? What specific sources can be relied upon to interpret IHL provisions today? Where do the ICRC and the academic community stand in the current IHL debates? On which topics is academic research focusing? How can university lecturers teach IHL in an original, interactive and practice-oriented fashion?

05 May 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Jun 2017 Training date: 05 Jun 2017 to 07 Jul 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, Geneva Learning Foundation

We have different job roles, practices, and challenges. But the risk of violence is one thing almost everyone has in common, even in peaceful settings.

Despite the potentially serious impact of violence, shared experience, resources and training available to us may be very limited.

In October 2016, over 700 pre-hospital emergency workers from 70 countries signed up for the initiative. In four weeks, we documented 72 front-line incidents of violence and similar risks, and we came up with practical approaches to dealing with such risks.

23 Jun 2015 description
training Ongoing course International Committee of the Red Cross

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.

05 Nov 2014 description
training Ongoing course International Committee of the Red Cross

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.