ICRC
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

Updates

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28 Jan 2015 description

Families of missing persons are finally able to renovate their run-down homes, thanks to loans from the ICRC and the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia. Seventy families have already taken advantage of the scheme, which goes hand-in-hand with psychological support for families who have been coping with the pain of a missing relative for over two decades.

22 Jan 2015 description

As Yemen slipped further into violence and intensification of armed conflicts throughout 2014, the ICRC stepped up its humanitarian operations and responses, gaining better and safer access to wider parts of the territory. This was achieved thanks to the outreach and strong contacts of the ICRC office in Sana'a with all parties involved across the country, and through its sub-delegations in Aden, Taiz, Saada and Central Sana'a.

Here is how the ICRC helped the victims of conflict and violence in Yemen in 2014:

Water and infrastructure

21 Jan 2015 description

Food, water, household items and materials

The ICRC:

  • delivered more than 2,000 tonnes of aid to areas not controlled by the Ukrainian government in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, including food and hygiene items, medical supplies, blankets and tarpaulins;

  • provided municipal authorities with roofing materials and tools to enable much-needed repairs to public and residential buildings damaged by shelling;

20 Jan 2015 description

Fighting has intensified recently in and around Donetsk, resulting in civilian casualties and preventing the ICRC team in Donetsk from carrying out its humanitarian work.

20 Jan 2015 description

Au Liban, les difficultés économiques croissantes auxquelles sont confrontées les familles qui accueillent des réfugiés font l'objet d'une attention soutenue depuis quelques jours. Plus d'un million de personnes ont fui le conflit en Syrie, parmi lesquelles des Palestiniens établis en Syrie et des Libanais de retour chez eux. Des milliers de familles syriennes et d'ailleurs vivent dans des abris de fortune et endurent des conditions de vie extrêmement difficiles dans les montagnes libanaises. Les infrastructures et les services publics peinent à répondre aux besoins.

Jobs

19 entries found
22 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 25 Feb 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

The conflict in Darfur started in 2003 and continues to date, leading to large population displacement into IDP camps and across the border to Chad. Livelihoods and access to basic services have been significantly disrupted.

22 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 15 Feb 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

FONCTION:

Le Chef de Projet Hôpital (CdPH) implémente les activités médicales dans l’hôpital régional dans le cadre de la réponse au conflit Malien.

Le CdPH dirige l’équipe de gestion hospitalière, il coordonne l’ensemble des sujets liés au projet hospitalier en interne et avec les acteurs de santé locaux.

21 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 15 Feb 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

Reports to: Foundation and Trust Manager

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Background:

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) www.icrc.org responds to worldwide humanitarian needs through its global network of delegations. The ICRC is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

20 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 15 Feb 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

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 is looking for a

Biomedicale**ngineer purchaser (M/F)**

Medical Equipment and Instruments (100% with 20 % field missions) - Resident position

Purpose of the post

14 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

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.

Training

2 entries found
14 Jan 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 07 Jun 2015 Training date: 08 Jun 2015 to 12 Jun 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross, Johns Hopkins University

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).

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.