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08 Oct 2015 description

Kiev/Lugansk (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is scaling up its activities in Ukraine, in particular in the opposition-held territory of Lugansk Region, after having suspended them for more than a month.

08 Oct 2015 description

Conflict has made life hard for everyone in eastern Ukraine, but older people suffer more than most. The ICRC is distributing food wherever possible, but living on a front line remains a grim experience for an elderly person.

Kominternove is a small village in the war-torn Donbass region of eastern Ukraine. It lies in the no-man's land between the military positions of the two parties to the conflict. To move in or out of the village, civilians have to go through the checkpoints of one side or the other, which is complicated and dangerous.

07 Oct 2015 description

Bangui / Genève – La capitale de la République centrafricaine a connu plus d'une semaine de violences depuis le 26 septembre dernier. Après avoir dû suspendre leurs activités à l'hôpital communautaire de Bangui le 27 septembre dans l'après-midi en raison de l'insécurité, les équipes chirurgicales du Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) sont à nouveau à pied d'œuvre depuis le 2 octobre. Pendant cette période, les équipes ont pu effectuer 22 interventions chirurgicales et poursuivre le soutien en matériel médical apporté à cette structure.

07 Oct 2015 description

Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said it would welcome all impartial investigations which could help to determine the facts behind the bombing of a hospital run by the charity MSF in Kunduz, Afghanistan and to try to make sure such tragedies are not repeated.

The ICRC was reacting to a call by Medecins Sans Frontieres for the activation of the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission, a body, which was set up under an Additional Protocol to the Geneva Conventions, but which has yet to be used.

07 Oct 2015 description

Baghdad (ICRC) – Since January, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has provided food, essential relief items, clean water, and health care services to over two million displaced people living in hard-to-reach or isolated areas. They have been struggling to cope with arduous living conditions since fighting escalated in Anbar, Ramadi, Fallujah, Tikrit, Mosul, Nineveh, Sinjar, Salahuddin, Diyala and Kirkuk in recent months.

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09 Oct 2015 description
job Closing date: 31 Oct 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

Activity rate : 100% - Geneva

Purpose of the post:

The Office of the Director General (DIR/GEN) has established a new sector to coordinate the institution's planning, monitoring and evaluation efforts. Its work is geared towards operationalizing results-based management at all organizational levels, both through the implementation of specific projects and the provision of guidance and support to managers on performance management issues.

08 Oct 2015 description
job Closing date: 16 Oct 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

The Regional Delegation of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) to Mexico, Central America and Cuba and the National Red Cross Societies of the Region develop a humanitarian program in order to provide response to basic needs and protection to migrants.

In order to develop and implement the migration program the ICRC is looking for a highly qualified Regional Migration Adviser able to provide technical expertise and management to the regional team.

08 Oct 2015 description
job Closing date: 16 Oct 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), a neutral and independent humanitarian organization, has a vacancy at its Regional Delegation/Europe Mission in Paris office for a resident position:

An Officer in charge of Restoring Family Links (RFL) (M/F)

Summary of the position

The RFL Regional Officer is in charge of implementing the operational aspect of the RFL file, under the supervision of the Head of RFL.

07 Oct 2015 description
job Closing date: 16 Oct 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

This position will be in charge of monitoring, gathering and processing relevant information from the media, including social media and relevant sources on issues related to humanitarian situation, regional affairs/ASEAN, geopolitics and related developments. He/she will participate in providing a reading of factors/situation that have an impact on the ICRC and its activities in Thailand and the region (Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam) and in writing analysis and summaries on certain thematic/issues of relevance to the ICRC.

Your main responsibilities

22 Sep 2015 description
job Closing date: 16 Oct 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

Resident position - Based in Geneva - 80%


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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.