ICRC
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

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22 Jul 2017 description

(Sana'a/Geneva) - The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) arrived in Yemen today as the country's unprecedented cholera outbreak ravages an alarming – and growing - percentage of the population.

ICRC experts expect the current number of suspected cholera cases to at least double by the end of 2017 to over 600,000 - or one in every 45 Yemenis. The ICRC president will visit Aden, Taiz and Sana'a during his 5-day trip to the country, and will meet health workers battling the deadly disease.

21 Jul 2017 description

Kiev/Donetsk (ICRC) – The ICRC welcomes the agreement reached in Minsk on 19 July on the establishment of safety zones along the contact line in eastern Ukraine. The zones will be created around two water installations: the Vasilevka First Pumping Station and the Donetsk Filtration Station. Troops and military equipment will be withdrawn and no military operations will take place there.

20 Jul 2017 description

Mr President, Excellencies, thank you for giving the ICRC the opportunity to contribute to this important Open Debate on "Peace and security in Africa: Enhancing African capacities in the areas of peace and security". We commend the debate's emphasis on Africa's global importance.

20 Jul 2017 description

Rakhine State, Myanmar still experiences ongoing conflicts between the Rakhine and Muslim communities. Since October 2016, this unrest has led to not only the displacement of tens of thousands but also a lack of access to basic necessities and health-care for those affected. ICRC continues to work with the Ministry of Health and Sports in strengthening health-care services for local communities, especially those in rural Rakhine.

19 Jul 2017 description

"Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism" (P/CVE) is a global State-led approach that is part of a broader counter-terrorism agenda.

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Jobs

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24 Jul 2017 description
job Closing date: 18 Aug 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

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

Data Manager

based in Makati City

The Protection Data Manager works in support of the senior Protection Data Manager as part of the Philippine Data Team. The Data Team is responsible for providing contextualized technical advice and support in protection data management.

MAIN TASKS

21 Jul 2017 description
job Closing date: 13 Aug 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

El CICR es una organización independiente y neutral que se esfuerza por prestar protección y asistencia humanitaria a las víctimas de conflictos armados y de otras situaciones de violencia.

Principales responsabilidades

Bajo la supervisión y en estrecha colaboración con la Coordinación de Salud Mental y Apoyo Psicosocial (SMAPS), y con el resto de miembros del equipo y en los programas SMAPS a su cargo (Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador):

21 Jul 2017 description
job Closing date: 31 Jul 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), a neutral and independent humanitarian organization, has a vacancy at its Mission in Athens for a resident position:

Program & Support Officer to Protection Unit (M/F)

21 Jul 2017 description
job Closing date: 31 Jul 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), a neutral and independent humanitarian organization, has a vacancy at its Mission in Athens for a resident position:

Interpreter (M/F)

21 Jul 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Aug 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

Who we are

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent international humanitarian organization. It runs a Regional Communication Centre (RCC) in Cairo that works in close cooperation its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and with 17 offices in the Middle East and Africa.

Tasks

The media analyst is part of a four-member team in Cairo and works closely with colleagues in ICRC delegations in the Middle East, some in Arabic-speaking Africa, and with the headquarters in Geneva.

Training

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23 Jun 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Jul 2017 Training date: 11 Sep 2017 to 18 Dec 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross, DiploFoundation

We are now accepting applications for the September 2016 session of the Humanitarian Diplomacy online diploma course, offered by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in cooperation with DiploFoundation. This 12-week course, led by Ambassador Christopher Lamb, extends the knowledge base and develops practical skills of current and future practitioners in humanitarian diplomacy and policy.

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.