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Iraq, Syria and Yemen: Five Times More Civilians Die in City Offensives, New Report Finds

Iraq, Syria and Yemen: Five Times More Civilians Die in City Offensives, New Report Finds

A new ICRC report, called ‘I Saw My City Die‘, reveals five times more civilians die in offensives carried out in cities than in other battles.

Reflections on the Birth of the (new) Bhutan Red Cross Society

Reflections on the Birth of the (new) Bhutan Red Cross Society

Nestled in the Himalayas, sitting between India and China, the Kingdom of Bhutan is one of the least populous and most stunning nations in South Asia.  The 8th May 2017 ...

“I Will Come Back… More Confident” – Marmendu’s Story Two Years On from Nepal Earthquake

“I Will Come Back… More Confident” – Marmendu’s Story Two Years On from Nepal Earthquake

Two years ago, Marmendu Tamang’s world changed in just a few minutes. Today, she talks of this being end of life as she knew it but also as a new beginning ...

The Four Things We Must Do to Reduce Suffering in Syria

The Four Things We Must Do to Reduce Suffering in Syria

Peter Maurer, ICRC President: The scenes that my colleagues witnessed in Aleppo were truly heart-breaking. A family of six orphan children wandering around the bombed-out landscape, lost. The eldest: a ...

A Humanitarian First and Always — By Renuka Devi Barkataki

A Humanitarian First and Always — By Renuka Devi Barkataki

For International Women’s Day 2017, we are highlighting stories of three women humanitarians from different regions who have taken forward the Red Cross mission to deliver assistance to affected communities. In ...

India’s First Under-23 Wheelchair Basketball Team All Set to Make History

India’s First Under-23 Wheelchair Basketball Team All Set to Make History

The wheelchair basketball team will play for the first time in the U23 Asia Oceania Zone qualifying tournament to be held on January 23-28 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Basketball on Wheels — Maharashtra Lift National Championship Trophy for the 3rd Time

Basketball on Wheels — Maharashtra Lift National Championship Trophy for the 3rd Time

The change that social reintegration is bringing about in the lives of wheelchair basketball players was evident at the 3rd National Wheelchair Basketball Championship. Non-stop action, spirited competition and a ...

KSL Nepal Emerge First-Time Winners at Regional IHL Moot Competition

KSL Nepal Emerge First-Time Winners at Regional IHL Moot Competition

The three-member team from Kathmandu School of Law (KSL) was invincible at the 12th South Asia Rounds of the Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Competition 2016 organised by the ICRC from ...

Game for Empowerment, Recognition and Pride

Game for Empowerment, Recognition and Pride

What began two years ago as a training camp with a few players and coaches has evolved into an internationally-recognised annual wheelchair basketball clinic drawing over 150 participants from as many as 20 states ...