27 February 2015, Geneva/Beirut – The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is calling for a greater support to Palestinian refugees and people affected by the Syrian crisis. Millions of people have been displaced and are desperately in need of humanitarian support.
During a two-day meeting in Beirut, focused on the work of the Palestine Red Crescent Society in the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon and Syria, Movement representatives and other stakeholders stressed the humanitarian imperative of increasing support to refugees.
Manila (ICRC) – Around 4,000 families displaced by the recent fighting between armed groups in central Mindanao are being assisted by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC).
It is almost a month since people in the affected communities started to flee from their homes. Some have sought shelter in temporary evacuation centres, while others have been staying with relatives, in Pikit, North Cotabato, or in Pagalungan, Maguindanao.
Après un an de séparation, Pilera, une jeune centrafricaine de 17 ans, a pu retrouver sa maman au Cameroun, grâce aux efforts déployés par le CICR et la Croix-Rouge camerounaise. Le cas de Pilera n'a malheureusement rien d'exceptionnel. Suite au conflit en République centrafricaine, de nombreuses familles sont dispersées et plusieurs enfants se retrouvent seuls, loin de chez eux.
Niamey (CICR) – Le conflit qui sévit depuis plusieurs mois dans le nord-est du Nigéria s'est étendu au Niger voisin. Depuis le 6 février, plusieurs localités de la région de Diffa, dans l'extrême sud-est du Niger, sont le théâtre de combats et de violences qui ont fait de nombreuses victimes et provoqué le déplacement de milliers de personnes.
Niamey (ICRC) – The conflict which broke out several months ago in north-eastern Nigeria has spilled over the border into neighbouring Niger. Since 6 February several areas in the Diffa region in the south-eastern corner of Niger have been the scene of fighting and violence which has caused many deaths and injuries and displaced thousands of people.
The Human Resources Department has openings in the Global Planning Unit for
****Personnel Managers (chef-fes de personnel)****
male or female
2 years-assignment mission
100% - Geneva
Purpose of the Position
The Global Planning (GP) Unit's main objective is the planning of international assignments and the deployment of staff in line with the operational needs of the Institution.
ER Specialist - see attachments
PURPOSE OF THE FUNCTION
Operational & Beneficiary Communications
Based in Manila
The Communications Specialist is responsible for designing operational communication strategies for the Delegation which is aimed at promoting knowledge and acceptance of the ICRC fostering acceptance of basic International Humanitarian Law (IHL) principles. The Communication Specialist reports directly to the Communication Coordinator.
Description of main duties:
The ICRC defines Economic Security as the status of an individual, household or community that is able to cover its life and livelihoods obligatory expenditures in a sustainable manner, consistent with its environment, culture and customs. Within its global Economic Security approach in conflict affected countries, the ICRC implements Relief, Livelihood and Rehabilitation Programs in order to improve, restore or maintain food and economic security at household level.
In the field
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an independent humanitarian organization whose mandate is to provide protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and internal disturbances, has vacancies for Urdu/Hindi Interpreters / Translators
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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