International Committee of the Red Cross


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In·ter·na·tion·al Com·mit·tee of the Red Cross

(in'tĕr-na'shŭn-ăl kŏ-mit'ē red kros),
A politically neutral Swiss organization serving as an intermediary between contending forces in armed conflict, in civil war, or internal strife, to help victims receive protection and other humanitarian assistance under the Geneva Conventions in accordance with the fundamental principles of the Red Cross.
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Mohammad Yousuf, Chairman of the UAE Journalists Association, said the workshop is within the framework of cooperation with the regional office of the International Committee of the Red Cross, in coordination with the Red Crescent in the UAE.
During the meeting the sides discussed the current state and issues on diversification of Turkmenistan's cooperation with the ICRC in accordance with the approved plan of cooperation between the Government of Turkmenistan and the International Committee of the Red Cross 2015.
A brief statement by the group said: "Benjamin Malbrancke, the delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross abducted on 21 April by armed individuals near the town of Hodeida, in northern Yemen, is free".
The current situation requires that an immediate decision would be taken for a ceasefire, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Jakob Kellenberger, said on Tuesday.
Mr Dale, a health programme manager who was seconded to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), was abducted as he made his way home in a clearly-marked ICRC vehicle at around 1pm local time.
Mr Dale, a health programme manager who was seconded to the International Committee of the Red Cross, was abducted as he made his way home in a clearly-marked ICRC vehicle about 1pm local time.
Unmarried Mr Shaikh was the manager of the Red Cross's physical rehabilitation programme in Gaza, providing prosthetics for people who have lost limbs, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said.
He worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross.
This too is the position of the International Committee of the Red Cross, which plays a supervisory role over the convention.
From 1988 to 1994, she was head nurse/administrator for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Kabul.
One of the blasts hits a compound of the International Committee of the Red Cross, according to a security guard, Abdul Shakour.
Her operation was lauded by the International Committee of the Red Cross as "the best compliance of the Geneva Conventions of any country, in any war in history.

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