The ICRC in Yemen, worried by the recent escalation of violence in the country, expressed concern on Thursday at reports of civilian casualties following air strikes in the capital Sana'a and other parts of the country. Ordinary Yemenis – already hit hard by years of conflict – are now enduring the effects of this escalation.
"All parties involved in the current round of violence are bound by the rules governing the conduct of hostilities," said Cedric Schweizer, who heads the ICRC delegation in Yemen.
War pushing water shortages to breaking point in the Middle East, says ICRC report
With heavy fighting continuing to tear apart Syria and Iraq, and many communities still recovering from conflicts in Lebanon, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, the region's water resources and aging delivery systems are reaching their breaking point, according to a new report by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Ébola reste une douloureuse réalité pour la Guinée. Les progrès réalisés en matière de prévention, d'enterrements sécurisés et de soins ne doivent pas faire oublier que, dans ces pays, les cas de contamination continuent d'augmenter. Aux conséquences souvent mortelles de l'épidémie s'ajoutent celles sur l'économie et le système de santé. Celles aussi sur la société : de nombreuses femmes, enfants et communautés doivent désormais apprendre à vivre sans soutien de famille.
A handbook for parliamentarians and other civilian authorities titled “Promoting Respect for International Humanitarian Law in Nepal” was launched in Kathmandu on 16th March at a ceremony organized by the National IHL Committee, Government of Nepal, together with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS).
Des centaines de personnes sont sans nouvelle de leurs proches en République centrafricaine suite au conflit et aux violences armées. Le CICR, en collaboration avec les volontaires de la Société de la Croix-Rouge centrafricaine, poursuit ses efforts pour aider les membres des familles dispersées à rétablir le contact.
The Division for Cooperation and Coordination within the Movement (DIR_GEN/MOUV) of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) offers a paid traineeship for a period of one year. The traineeship will begin on 18 May 2015.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation 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 endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.
The ICRC Manila Shared Services Center is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following vacancy:
(based in Makati City)
· University degree, preferably in Business Administration, English or Psychology
· 4 years work experience in a relevant field, preferably in a BPO
· HR certificate is an asset
· Fluent in written and spoken English
· Excellent computer skills, including MS Excel and Word
· Capacity to employ applicable rules and procedures
The ICRC Philippines Delegation is currently looking for
Two (2) Summer Interns
One month undertaking
- Provides legal background research and reports on issues relating to humanitarian law, human rights law, international law, domestic legislation and other matters, as required
- Provides academic, administrative and logistical support for the carrying out of ICRC activities
The ICRC Philippines Delegation is hiring for a:
MEDICAL FIELD OFFICER
based in Zamboanga City
The Medical Field Officer will work under management of the Health Delegate and direct supervision of the Senior Medical Field Officer in Davao Sub-Delegation.
Health in Prisonsis a one-week course offered by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healthin collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
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