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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.

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Union africaine : un séminaire sur la protection des services de santé

Addis-Abeba (CICR) – La Commission de l’Union africaine et le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) ont tenu conjointement à Addis-Abeba, le 22 octobre, un séminaire sur la protection des services de santé dans les situations de conflit armé et autres situations d’urgence. L’une des 20 recommandations adoptées par le Comité des représentants permanents (COREP) de l’Union a été que les États se dotent d’une législation nationale à cet effet ou renforcent la législation existante.

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African Union: Seminar on protection of health services

Addis Ababa (ICRC) – The African Union (AU) Commission and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) jointly held a seminar in Addis Ababa on 22 October on the protection of health services in situations of armed conflict and other emergencies. The adoption and reinforcement of national legislation was one of 20 recommendations adopted by the AU Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC).

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Protecting the emblems that protect lives

Amid the violence that has engulfed Yemen during the past six months, the ICRC has managed to respond to the growing needs of the victims. However, more must be done to ensure that medical personnel and facilities are spared the effects of the fighting.

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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

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Administrateur

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

Votre tâche

Rôle clé au sein de la délégation, l'administrateur(trice) apporte le soutien nécessaire aux différents départements sur le plan de la gestion financière et des ressources humaines. Les responsabilités sont importantes et couvrent les domaines tels que les finances, la gestion du personnel national, l'intendance des différents locaux ainsi que les relations externes entrant dans le cadre de la gestion administrative.

Critères d'engagement

âge idéal entre 26 et 35 ans