ICRC
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

Updates

6,293 entries found
19 Dec 2014 description

More than 170 families in the villages of Piki, Lumbi and Tutam in Imbonggu district of the Southern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea (PNG) were provided with essential items distributed by the PNG Red Cross Society (PNGRCS) and the ICRC on 29 September.

Earlier, in July, 200 houses had allegedly been destroyed during a police raid, the affected families losing not only their homes and belongings, but also their basic livelihood items.

19 Dec 2014 description

In today’s world, people’s livelihoods depend to a significant extent on markets. Sudden shocks can severely limit how markets function and, as a result, drastically reduce people’s access to essential commodities.

This Movement publication is designed to provide a quick and basic introduction to how key markets operate immediately after a shock. It includes market data, which is essential for making informed decisions about how to respond and what transfer mechanisms to use.

19 Dec 2014 description

This publication features processes and tools that can be used to integrate market assessment into the different phases of the project cycle, taking the Movement’s existing technical documents into account whenever possible.

It is intended for staff who have a leading role in market assessment, as well as managers who need to make strategic decisions and implement market-related relief and early recovery work. It provides a simple approach to the data-gathering, assessment and decision-making processes.

18 Dec 2014 description

"We must learn from each other" says Dr Nehal Hefny, Programs and Projects Coordinator at the Egyptian Red Crescent Society. The latest newsletter of the Health Care in Danger project features a variety of articles including updates about the project, the field case study of Nepal and two interviews with experts working in the field.

Jobs

27 entries found
17 Dec 2014 description
job Closing date: 31 Dec 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Permanent position

Contracts may be offered for a period of up to 3 years.

(Male or Female) - Full time – Geneva

Purpose of the post

The ICRC’s public communication division in Geneva is looking to recruit highly skilled communications experts working in a motivated, dynamic team within the ICRC’s public relations unit in Geneva.

10 Dec 2014 description
job Closing date: 12 Jan 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

Le Comité International de la Croix Rouge (CICR) est une organisation indépendante dont le mandat est de protéger et porter assistance aux victimes de guerre et de situations de violence.

08 Dec 2014 description
job Closing date: 28 Dec 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

International Committee of the Red Cross

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization 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 endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

04 Dec 2014 description
job Closing date: 04 Jan 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

04 Dec 2014 description
job Closing date: 04 Jan 2015 International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

Training

1 entries found
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.