ICRC
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

UPDATES

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Iraq: ICRC scales up activities to help over 1.5 million people

As armed conflict expands in Iraq, the ICRC is stepping up its humanitarian work. It has brought food and other aid to more than 1.5 million people since January.

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Round-up of ICRC Activities in Afghanistan between July and September 2014

Visiting detainees and protecting the civilian population

The ICRC visits detainees in Afghanistan and other countries around the world to monitor the conditions in which detainees are held and the treatment they receive. ICRC delegates regularly make visits at prisons run by Afghan authorities, by nations contributing to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), and by US forces. The ICRC also helps family members separated by conflict to stay in touch with one another, and endeavours to trace missing persons.

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Mexico + 3 others
Boletín Protección a las personas migrantes de la región

Actividades de la CICR en favor de las personas migrantes en la región de Enero hasta Agosto 2014

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Syria: ICRC delivers food to over 95,000 people in eastern rural Aleppo

Geneva/Damascus (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), working closely with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, yesterday delivered urgently needed food and other essential relief items to over 95,000 people living in areas directly affected by fighting in opposition-controlled eastern rural Aleppo.

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Cameroon + 1 other
République centrafricaine : pour fuir, il faut pouvoir marcher

Alors que les combats faisaient rage en République centrafricaine, Mikaella, 9 ans, Djaffarou, 14 ans, et Zenabou, 15 ans, tous trois handicapés physiques, n’ont pas pu fuir avec leurs familles du village de Bossentélé (300 km au nord-ouest de Bangui). Après un long périple, ils ont finalement retrouvé leurs proches au Cameroun. Récit de Jeanne Djeukeng, membre de l’équipe du CICR au Cameroun.

JOBS

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Medical Storekeeper - Based in Davao (FOR FILIPINO NATIONALS ONLY)

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Medical Storekeeper

(In charge of Medical Warehouse)

Under the supervision of the Warehouse Manager, the Storekeeper is responsible for various warehouse activities including shipping and receiving deliveries, documenting warehouse transactions, maintaining records and overseeing storage of inventories.

Main Tasks:

· Receives and inspects all incoming materials/equipments and reconciles with purchase orders

· Stores and issues drugs, medical equipments, materials and other equipments

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ADMINISTRATOR

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Closing date: 13 Nov 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ADMINISTRATOR 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 Logistic Centre in Nairobi (Industrial Area) is seeking an experienced & highly motivated individual to fill the position of an Administrator.

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Senior Shipping Clerk - ICRC logistics hub

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

Your tasks will include:

managing cargo shipments in line with ICRC and international regulations;

negotiating with shipping companies with regard to rates and deadlines;

helping to develop IT tools and passing on information about how to use them to other staff members;

organizing the shipping of goods in line with our guidelines (supply/invoicing) and cost/effectiveness analysis;

organizing calls for tender for shipping goods;

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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Advisor

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Closing date: 15 Nov 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Training and experience required

Recognised university degree in Clinical Psychology or Psychiatry

Training in Public Health is an added value

Minimum 5 years of field experience implementing MHPSS programs in low income countries, essential

Red Cross / Red Crescent experience an asset

Skills and qualifications

Familiar with Results Based Management / Project Cycle Management

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Tamil / Sinhala interpreter

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

For reasons related to the institution's working procedure, in particular its principle of neutrality, ICRC personnel cannot be nationals or originate from the country where visits take place.

Your task

oral interpretation: from Bengali to English, and English to Bengali during confidential interviews with persons detained in prisons, ICRC institutional dissemination, message delivery and visits to families of detainees