All Updates

7,654 entries found
20 Feb 2018 description

Sana'a/Geneva (ICRC) - As fighting along Yemen's Red Sea coast continues, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is urging all parties to the conflict to protect and respect the city of Zabid, a World Heritage Site that has the highest concentration of mosques in Yemen.

Fighting would endanger civilians, Zabid's unique architecture and the city's cultural connection to one of the world's major religions. Cultural property like Zabid's is protected by international humanitarian law.

19 Feb 2018 description

The existence of children associated with armed groups remains a heart-breaking reality as armed conflicts drag on in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). According to UNICEF, there are still over 3,000 children associated with armed groups in the country, mainly in the eastern and central regions. Some are sent to fight; others are used as cooks, porters and sex slaves.

Reintegrating back into the community and returning to normal life can be difficult once they have been demobilized. Often, they are left traumatized by their experiences.

19 Feb 2018 description

In 2017, the ICRC continued to help the most vulnerable people residing along the contact line in Donbas.

19 Feb 2018 description

Missing people

The ICRC supports the families of missing people in their quest to ascertain the fate and whereabouts of their missing relatives. It promotes its mandate, history and activities to various interested audiences. The ICRC supports the development of the Red Cross structures in Kosovo with training, funding and technical assistance.

16 Feb 2018 description

Geneva/Munich (ICRC) – As Libya enters its eighth year of conflict, the humanitarian situation of the population is relentlessly deteriorating amid persistent armed conflict, violence and insecurity, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today after a three-day visit to the country.

The ICRC has recently scaled up its operations in Libya, which has been engulfed in economic chaos, general lawlessness and armed groups vying for power since the revolution in 2011.

Maps & Infographics

163 entries found

Jobs

59 entries found
20 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 18 Mar 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross

Purpose of the post

The ICT Security Expert provides the technical security view to the Chief Information Security Officer in its mission of managing security of the ICRC information systems at the appropriate level. It includes:

20 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 09 Mar 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross

What we do

16 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 11 Mar 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross

(PUESTO BASADO EN LA CDMX)

OBJETIVO GENERAL DEL PUESTO

El Gerente de Tecnologías de la información y Comunicación (ICT) de la Delegación Regional de México, gestiona y organiza el servicio relacionado con los sistemas ICT en los países cubiertos por la Delegación Regional. El Gerente ICT maneja las operaciones y servicios ICT en adecuación con la Estrategia ICT Global.

RESPONSABILIDADES PRINCIPALES

  • Contribuir con la elaboración de la estrategia y políticas de la Delegación

16 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Mar 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross

Le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) est une organisation humanitaire, neutre, impartiale et indépendante ayant pour mission de protéger la vie et la dignité des victimes de conflits armés ou d’autres situations de violence, et de leur porter assistance. Le CICR recrute pour sa mission de Ouagadougou un/une Assistant/e Administratif/ve.

Le poste est ouvert aux résidents au Burkina Faso

Profil requis :

  • Adhésion aux principes fondamentaux de la Croix-Rouge

  • Diplôme universitaire

Training

5 entries found
09 Feb 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Apr 2018 Training date: 11 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross

The HELP course (Health Emergencies in Large Populations) is a multidisciplinary training course for managing humanitarian operations in disasters, conflicts and other crises.

It was created in 1986 by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the University of Geneva, to professionalize the delivery of humanitarian assistance during emergencies, and to promote professional ethics and humanitarian principles.

30 Jan 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Feb 2018 Training date: 22 Apr 2018 to 27 Apr 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross

Course description

30 Oct 2017 description
training Ongoing course International Committee of the Red Cross

Upcoming MOOC “Introduction to Public Health Engineering in Humanitarian Contexts” The International Committee of the Red Cross and Eawag-Sandec have joined forces to develop our next MOOC, entitled “Introduction to Public Health Engineering in Humanitarian Contexts”. The 5-week course will be launched on November 6 in English with French and Spanish subtitles. In case you miss the first round, don’t worry: The course will be repeated every four weeks thereafter.

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.