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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BEIRUT: The International Committee of the Red Cross Thursday repatriated three elderly Lebanese from Israel through the border crossing of Naqoura in south Lebanon, according to the National News Agency.
PARIS, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- France condemned on Thursday the assassination a day ago in Yemen of two workers under contract to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), which is helping victims of the conflict in that country.
Summary: The International Committee of the Red Cross provided urgently needed aid for around 860 Lebanese persons who fled the conflict in Syria and left all their belongings behind, according to a statement released Tuesday.
31, 2010, SPA -- Prince Saud Al-Faisal, Minister of Foreign Affairs, received here today the Director General of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Yves Daccord.
In a statement, it said "the Lebanese Red Cross and the Lebanese chapter of the International Committee of the Red Cross are not transporting any wounded from inside Syria to Lebanon, and neither body has any role in returning Syrians to their country.
"Cooperating with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the UN Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR), Japan is planning for the swift distribution of food and sanitary items," the ministry said in a statement, citing the political instability and the worsening of the human rights situation in Syria since last March.
SIDON, Lebanon: The Army handed an Israeli man over to the International Committee of the Red Cross Sunday for repatriation, after he crossed the border into Lebanon earlier this week, security sources told The Daily Star.
Council and the International Committee of the Red Cross budget extension

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