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Call for Participation — ICRC-PII Annual Awards on Humanitarian Reporting

Call for Participation — ICRC-PII Annual Awards on Humanitarian Reporting

The ICRC and the Press Institute of India are accepting submissions for the 10th edition of the ICRC-PII Annual Awards for Best Article and Photograph.

Peter Maurer Speaks on Migration…

Peter Maurer Speaks on Migration…

As the World Humanitarian Summit draws near, we bring you a series of blogposts highlighting three critical humanitarian concerns that are bound to feature during the discussions on 23-24 May ...

Red Cross Relief, Old Photographs Help Quake Survivors Overcome Despair

Red Cross Relief, Old Photographs Help Quake Survivors Overcome Despair

The temporary settlement in the middle of the lush green wheat fields near Khwopa College in Nepal’s Bhaktapur district houses forty two families of the Newari community who lost their ...

Nepal Earthquake – One Year On, Families Hope to Rebuild their Homes

Nepal Earthquake – One Year On, Families Hope to Rebuild their Homes

Over half a million houses, mostly in Nepal’s rural areas, were completely destroyed or heavily damaged last year. Navaraj Bishwakarma’s and Kanchhi Tamang’s houses were among those.

“Development of New Weapons Does Not Occur in a Legal Vacuum”

“Development of New Weapons Does Not Occur in a Legal Vacuum”

Kathleen Lawand, Head of Arms Unit at the ICRC, affirms that all new weapons must be used and must be capable of being used in accordance with International Humanitarian Law.

“Sick & Injured People Will Soon Have Nowhere to Go”

“Sick & Injured People Will Soon Have Nowhere to Go”

Healthcare facilities continue to be targeted in countries affected by armed conflict. This has increased the suffering of thousands of people today with no relief in sight.