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29 Jul 2016 description

A Malemba Nkulu, territoire reculé de la province du Haut-Lomami dans le sud-est de la RDC, la violence armée a également affecté l'accès aux soins de santé. Les femmes enceintes, par exemple, accouchent souvent dans des conditions très précaires, mettant en danger leur vie et celle de leur bébé. Depuis octobre 2015, le CICR soutient des structures de santé locales pour faciliter leur prise en charge.

29 Jul 2016 description

The International Committee of the Red Cross believes that up to a million more people could be forced to flee their homes in Iraq in the coming weeks and months, posing a massive humanitarian problem for the country. As fighting intensifies in different areas, including near Iraq's second city of Mosul, the ICRC is calling for additional funds from donors to replenish aid supplies.

29 Jul 2016 description

Geneva/Damascus: The creation of humanitarian corridors in Eastern Aleppo, as proposed this morning, must ensure the safety and respect of all civilians, regardless of whether they decide to leave the city or not, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today.

27 Jul 2016 description

Le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) est une organisation humanitaire, neutre et indépendante. Sa mission exclusivement humanitaire est de protéger la vie et la dignité des victimes de conflits armés et de la violence, et de leur porter assistance. Présent en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) depuis 1978, le CICR maintient une délégation à Kinshasa, des sous- délégations à Bukavu, Goma, Bunia et Lubumbashi.

27 Jul 2016 description

SITUATION HUMANITAIRE : La région de l’Extrême-Nord du Cameroun est le théâtre d’affrontements et de violences qui ont fait de nombreuses victimes et causé le déplacement de centaines de milliers de personnes qui ont trouvé refuge dans des communautés déjà fragiles. Cette situation pèse sur les ressources et les moyens de subsistance déjà limités des communautés hôtes. L’accès à la nourriture, à l’eau potable et aux soins de santé est très difficile.

FAITS MARQUANTS :

  • 83’500 personnes ont reçu un soutien alimentaire.

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151 entries found

Jobs

17 entries found
22 Jul 2016 description
job Closing date: 07 Aug 2016 International Committee of the Red Cross

Background:

12 Jul 2016 description
job Closing date: 31 Jul 2016 International Committee of the Red Cross

Purpose of the post

The overall aim of the COM_PR unit is to maximize the acceptance of the ICRC's mission and activities and to strengthen its reputation as a recognized authority on IHL and humanitarian action. The unit helps build trust and secure support for the ICRC among a broad range of stakeholders through public communication. It coordinates the ICRC’s relations with media outlets with an international reach.

21 Jun 2016 description
job Closing date: 31 Aug 2016 International Committee of the Red Cross

Your responsibilities

Your role is to provide the necessary high level administrative support to the smooth running of an operational delegation in the field, using your expertise in the areas of organization and information management and your command of computer tools as well as your ability to share your knowledge.

In this team support function, you will be:

21 Jun 2016 description
job Closing date: 31 Dec 2016 International Committee of the Red Cross

Your tasks

As a Water and Habitat Engineer working for the ICRC, you will be responsible for the planning, design and implementation of engineering projects for victims of armed conflict. Working in a team, your tasks will include conducting needs assessments, surveying water and housing needs, negotiating with local authorities and firms regarding project implementation and handling all aspects of project management.

Selection requirements

  • Minimum age 25

21 May 2015 description
job Closing date: 31 Aug 2016 International Committee of the Red Cross

Your task

The ICRC logistic specialist is the backbone of ICRC assistance activities. He/she is responsible for procurement, ensures warehouse maintenance, deals with customs formalities, monitor stock levels, draws up budgets with the delegation administrator, analyses costs, trains and supervises local personnel.

Training

2 entries found
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.