ICRC
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

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Bangladesh: Focusing on people in need

Communal tensions, politically motivated violence and other disturbances affect the lives of ordinary Bangladeshis in parts of the country. Together with the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), the ICRC is working to help people in need.

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Gaza: ICRC facilitates suspension of hostilities to evacuate wounded

Geneva / Tel Aviv / Gaza (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has used its services as a neutral intermediary to facilitate an agreement between the Israel Defense Force and Hamas to allow for the immediate evacuation of the sick and injured people in Gaza city.

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Shocking rise in civilian casualties

The horrific bombing in Paktika on 15 July, which killed dozens of people – including women and children – and injured many more, is yet another sign of a grim upsurge of civilian casualties in Afghanistan.

“This trend is totally unacceptable,” said Anthony Dalziel, head of ICRC operations for South Asia. "An alarming number of civilians are being killed or injured in incidents such as the marketplace bombing in Paktika or are caught in the cross-fire between Afghan security forces and opposition groups."

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Facts and figures between April and June 2014

A round-up of activities carried out by the ICRC in Afghanistan between April and June 2014. . Visiting detainees and the protection of the civilian population

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Nepal + 1 other
Nepal: Facts and figures between January and June 2014

A round-up of activities carried out by the ICRC in Nepal between January and June 2014.

Helping families of missing persons

Helping the families of people missing in connection with the conflict remains a priority. The ICRC intercedes with various bodies on behalf of families seeking information on the fate of missing relatives. In cooperation with the Nepal Red Cross Society and other organizations, the ICRC provides psychosocial, economic and legal assistance to the families of missing persons.

In January-June 2014, the ICRC:

JOBS

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MEDICAL FIELD OFFICER (For Filipino Nationals Only)

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Closing date: 02 Aug 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

The Medical Field Officer will be in charge of implementation of the ICRC activities in cooperation with National TB Control Program of the DOH, DILG, BJMP, and DOJ. The Medical Field Officer will report to the ICRC Health Program Manager.

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STOREKEEPER (FOR FILIPINOS ONLY)

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

Main tasks:
· Receives and inspects all incoming materials/equipment and reconciles with purchase orders
· Stores and issues drugs, medical equipment, materials and other equipment
· Maintains and compiles records of supply deliveries/transactions
· Verifies that supplies received are listed in requisition slips and invoices
· Maintains the warehouse; stores supplies and equipment in an orderly and well-organized manner
· Maintains a regular and updated inventory of the warehouse

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DATABASE MANAGER (For Filipino Nationals Only)

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

DATABASE MANAGER
Based in Manila

Main tasks:

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Water and Habitat Engineer / Architect (FOR FILIPINO NATIONALS ONLY)

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

WATER AND HABITAT ENGINEER / ARCHITECT

Based in Zamboanga

The position of a WatHab Engineer or Architect calls for a person qualified and experienced in the field of Engineering to implement water, sanitation or general construction projects in evacuation centers, transitional sites and rural water supply projects in the Philippines. He/she will work under the direct supervision of the Water and Habitat Senior Engineer and Coordinator.

Main tasks: