ICRC
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

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23 Feb 2017 description

Baghdad (ICRC) – As fighting intensifies around the Iraqi city of Mosul, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is increasing its presence in the field, in order to respond swiftly to new humanitarian needs. Two additional surgical teams are in the process of being deployed to hospitals receiving wounded from the front lines, while stocks of food and other essentials are ready to be distributed to people displaced by violence.

22 Feb 2017 description

In 2016, the ICRC continued to respond to the most urgent needs of the vulnerable households and communities affected by incidents of violence or other situations in Bangladesh, working together with the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS).

21 Feb 2017 description

République Centrafricaine : en 2016, des milliers d'enfants malnutris ont été traités

En RCA, à travers notre délégation à Bangui, nos sous-délégations à Bangui (dédiée aux opérations à l'Ouest du pays), Kaga Bandoro, Bambari et Ndélé ainsi que notre bureau à Birao, nous avons pu faciliter l'accès aux soins de santé en urgence ainsi que l'accès à l'eau.

21 Feb 2017 description

Nigeria: Hundreds of thousands received food and assistance in 2016

Armed conflict in North East Nigeria has displaced more than 2 million people and had damaging consequences for over 1.5 million people hosting them. The situation, in humanitarian terms, has been made worse by communal clashes in the Middle Belt region and the armed violence in the Niger Delta states.

20 Feb 2017 description

Durante 2016, nuestro trabajo en zonas afectadas por el conflicto y la violencia armada benefició a 152.000 personas. Estos son algunos de los resultados de un intenso año de trabajo realizado, en muchas ocasiones, en conjunto con la Cruz Roja Colombiana. Queda mucho trabajo por delante.

  • 1.770 niños y niñas de escuelas afectadas por enfrentamientos estudian en mejores condiciones gracias a la reparación o construcción de instalaciones escolares como aulas, albergues, baños y comedores.

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Jobs

7 entries found
22 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 15 Mar 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

Join the Protection team of an international humanitarian organization. The ICRC delegation in the Philippines is hiring for a:

Protection Field Officer
(based in Cotabato)

MAIN TASKS

16 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 15 Mar 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

Join the Protection team of an international humanitarian organization. The ICRC delegation in the Philippines is hiring for a:

Protection Field Officer
(based in Davao City)

MAIN TASKS

· Participates in the assessment and monitoring of humanitarian situation in the area as well as the general political/socio-economical/security situation

· Assists in the implementation of activities linked to the protection of civilians and support to detention activities

16 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 15 Mar 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

Join the Prevention team of an international humanitarian organization. The ICRC delegation in the Philippines is hiring for:

ARMED FORCES PROGRAM MANAGER
(based in Makati City)

As Armed Forces Program Manager, you will contribute to the dialogue of the ICRC delegation with all arms carriers. You will contribute to the analysis, planning, and ICRC’s approach to arms carriers regarding means and methods of warfare. You will assist the security cell or the delegation with security issues upon request.

MAIN TASKS

16 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 13 Mar 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

DETENTION PROGRAM OFFICER
based in Makati City

The ICRC delegation in the Philippines is recruiting a highly qualified “detention program officer” to join its detention team.

Being part of a multi-cultural and dynamic team, the person in the role will work towards improving the treatment of people deprived of liberty and the conditions of detention in the Philippines.

14 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 15 Mar 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

Join the Protection team of an international humanitarian organization. The ICRC delegation in the Philippines is hiring for a:

PROTECTION FIELD OFFICER
based in Zamboanga

MAIN TASKS

· Participates in the assessment and monitoring of humanitarian situation in the area as well as the general political/socio-economical/security situation

· Assists in the implementation of activities linked to the protection of civilians and support to detention activities

Training

5 entries found
21 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Mar 2017 Training date: 07 May 2017 to 12 May 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

Course description

Organized by the ICRC and the Red Cross of Belgium, this immersive five-day course in international humanitarian law (IHL) is open to humanitarian practitioners who wish to become acquainted with the legal framework applicable to armed conflict. Combining theory and practice, the course follows a methodology involving exercises, simulations and discussions based on the actual challenges that humanitarian workers face today.

21 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Mar 2017 Training date: 07 May 2017 to 12 May 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

Description du cours

Organisé conjointement par le CICR et la Croix-Rouge de Belgique, ce cours immersif de cinq jours est ouvert aux professionnels de l'humanitaire souhaitant se familiariser avec le cadre juridique applicable aux conflits armés. Il alliera théorie et pratique, suivant une méthodologie utilisant des exercices, des simulations et des discussions basées sur les défis concrets auxquels font face les humanitaires aujourd'hui.

01 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Mar 2017 Training date: 23 Apr 2017 to 28 Apr 2017 International Committee of the Red Cross

The annual ICRC course on IHL for Humanitarian Professionals and Policy Makers Course (English version) will again be held in Naivasha, Kenya from 23-28 April 2017.

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.