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Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

UPDATES

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Jordan + 1 other
Jordan: More Syrian refugees seeking shelter

28-08-2014 Operational Update

With no solution to the Syrian crisis in sight, people are still crossing into Jordan in search of a safe haven. Many are impoverished and struggle to meet their daily needs. The ICRC is providing them with food, water, basic health care and other aid.

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Sudan: ICRC signs country agreement with government

28-08-2014 News Release 14/148

Khartoum/Geneva (ICRC) – Sudan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today signed a newly revised country agreement. The legal document formalizes relations between the Sudanese authorities and the ICRC, and will replace a previous agreement dating from 1984.

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ICRC president stresses need to resolve plight of Zamboanga displaced

Geneva/Manila (ICRC) – Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), concluded his first official visit to the Philippines today. During his three-day stay, Mr Maurer met with the Philippine president, Benigno Simeon Aquino III, and other high-level officials to discuss the humanitarian situation in the country, notably the challenges faced by the thousands of people who remain displaced in Zamboanga City.

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South Sudan: Combating the spread of cholera

Hand-in-hand with the South Sudan Red Cross, the ICRC is working to combat the spread of the disease in key locations, in particular those affected by recent violence. In this video we see how the South Sudan Red Cross in Lul and Kodok, in the Upper Nile State, are treating patients who have contracted cholera, and preventing spread of the disease by educating people about how to protect themselves.

JOBS

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GP/Internal Medical Doctor

Job
Closing date: 31 Oct 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Your task

The doctor works as part of the ICRC hospital teams. The ICRC hospital teams work either in hospitals built, equipped, supplied and managed by the ICRC, or in existing hospitals to which the ICRC provides supplies and equipment, reinforces local personnel and, in some cases, assists with training. The doctor ensures a quality care as well as organization and management of services (paediatrics, internal medicine, outpatient, emergency room and intensive care unit) in close collaboration with her/his local counterparts.

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Paediatrician

Job
Closing date: 31 Oct 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Your task

The doctor works as part of the ICRC hospital teams. The ICRC hospital teams work either in hospitals built, equipped, supplied and managed by the ICRC, or in existing hospitals to which the ICRC provides supplies and equipment, reinforces local personnel and, in some cases, assists with training. The doctor ensures a quality care as well as organization and management of services (paediatrics, internal medicine, outpatient, emergency room and intensive care unit) in close collaboration with her/his local counterparts.

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Laboratory Technician

Job
Closing date: 27 Nov 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Your task

The lab technician works as part of the ICRC hospital teams. The ICRC hospital teams work either in hospitals built, equipped, supplied and managed by the ICRC, or in existing hospitals to which the ICRC provides supplies and equipment, reinforces local personnel and, in some cases, assists with training. The lab technician ensures a quality laboratory analysis as well as organization and management of services (laboratory and blood transfusion centre) in close collaboration with her/his local counterparts.

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Senior regional media delegate

Job
Closing date: 01 Sep 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Purpose of the post

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Khmer interpreter

Job
Closing date: 30 Sep 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Your task

  • oral interpretation: from Khmer to English, and English to Khmer during confidential interviews with persons detained in prisons, ICRC institutional dissemination, message delivery and visits to families of detainees
  • written translation: translation of written Khmer (newspaper articles, correspondence, etc.) into written English
  • analysis and reporting: analysis of conditions of detention, security and other matters relating to the ICRC's mandate

Selection requirements

TRAINING

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Cours de droit international humanitaire pour professionnels de l’humanitaire

Training
Registration deadline: 01 Oct 2014 Training date: 23 Nov 2014 to 29 Nov 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

DESCRIPTION DU COURS

Ce cours est ouvert aux professionnels de l'humanitaire désireux d'acquérir une formation juridique pragmatique (représentants d’organisations non gouvernementales, d’organisations internationales, d’agences gouvernementales et de bailleurs de fonds humanitaires).