ICRC
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Switzerland

UPDATES

Toggle text

Syria: Emergency relief for thousands displaced by fighting in Quneitra

Geneva/Damascus (ICRC) – Fighting in Quneitra governorate, including near Al Baath, the provincial capital, is forcing thousands of families to flee to Rural Damascus. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), which is working closely with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) to respond to the needs of the displaced, has provided emergency relief for over 50,000 people.

Toggle text

Displaced children in Zamboanga immunized

Manila (ICRC) – Thousands of young children from displaced families in Zamboanga City will be immunized against measles, rubella and polio from September to October, with the aid of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

The ICRC, together with the Philippine Red Cross, has been supporting the primary health-care activities of the Zamboanga City Health Office, including the mass immunization of children aged 0-5 years, under the nationwide campaign to protect an estimated 11 million children from measles and rubella, as well as polio.

Toggle text

Red Cross Red Crescent Movement pledges more assistance for displaced persons

Geneva/Baghdad/Erbil – The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has pledged to intensify its humanitarian activities in Iraq, and to increase assistance for more than 1.5 million Iraqis displaced as a result of continuous fighting in various parts of the country.

Toggle text

RCA : réhabilitation d’une station de pompage à Bangui

Bangui (CICR) - Grâce au soutien apporté par le CICR, la station de pompage SP3 à Bangui fournit à nouveau de manière régulière désormais de l’eau à plus de 100 000 habitants de la ville. Les travaux de réhabilitation de l’installation appartenant à la Société de distribution d’eau en Centrafrique (SODECA) ont officiellement pris fin ce jeudi 14 août 2014.

Toggle text

South Sudan: Clean water for thousands in Northern Bahar El Ghazal

Aweil East/Juba (ICRC) – Some 40,000 people in Aweil East, Northern Bahar El Ghazal state, now have access to clean water thanks to the entry into service today of eight new water points installed by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

JOBS

Toggle text

Legal Framework of Detention in Northern Ireland - Study (Invitation to tender)

Job
Closing date: 22 Sep 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross is conducting a study of legal issues linked to detention, and specifically the separated regime, in Northern Ireland.

An outline of the Terms of Reference is below.

Terms of Reference

Legal Framework of Detention in Northern Ireland

  1. Introduction The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is conducting a study of legal issues linked to detention, and specifically the separated regime, in Northern Ireland.

2. Research

Toggle text

SECRETARY

Job
Closing date: 19 Sep 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Main Responsibilities:

Toggle text

HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT (FOR FILIPINOS ONLY)

Job
Closing date: 20 Sep 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT

Male or Female

Based in Makati City

The HR Assistant supports HR management and process on all personnel matters and assists in payroll processing and maintaining of records and information.

Main tasks:

· Administers compensation and benefits which include but not limited to employee claims for medical reimbursements, SSS, Philhealth & Pag-Ibig, etc.

· Provides payroll information through HRIS (TriaOne)

Toggle text

Financial Auditor - Based in Makati City (FOR FILIPINOS ONLY)

Job
Closing date: 30 Sep 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Main Tasks:
· Perform Financial Audit of Treasury, P&L and BS accounts
· Perform compliance Audit based on standard procedures, instructions, Finance & Administration and Logistics Hand Books and other relevant
· Perform accounting related procedures (month end entries, corrections, data upload) and controls
· Can assume responsibility for certain additional jobs in support to MSSC such as Cashier, Accountant, or similar

Toggle text

Field Officer - Based in Cotabato (FOR FILIPINOS ONLY)

Job
Closing date: 29 Sep 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Main tasks:

· Participates in the assessment and monitoring of the humanitarian situation in the area and general political / socio-economical / security situation

· Assists in the implementation of protection activities – protection of the civilian population and regular visits to places of detention

· Promotes and disseminates the principles of International Humanitarian Law

TRAINING

Toggle text

Health Care in Danger - the way forward | panel discussion

Training
Registration deadline: 24 Sep 2014 Training date: 24 Sep 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

Even in the chaos of war or violent upheaval, it is still possible to ensure that the wounded and the sick have timely access to health care.

In this thought-provoking event, part of the ICRC-led Health Care in Dangerproject, the panel will discuss a range of practical steps that can be taken to address the critical humanitarian challenge of violence against medical care, and save the lives of thousands of people around the world.

Toggle text

Cours de droit international humanitaire pour professionnels de l’humanitaire

Training
Registration deadline: 01 Oct 2014 Training date: 23 Nov 2014 to 29 Nov 2014 International Committee of the Red Cross

DESCRIPTION DU COURS

Ce cours est ouvert aux professionnels de l'humanitaire désireux d'acquérir une formation juridique pragmatique (représentants d’organisations non gouvernementales, d’organisations internationales, d’agences gouvernementales et de bailleurs de fonds humanitaires).