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South Sudan Hospital Treatment Injury Gunshot Recovery

Despite peace deal in South Sudan: Gunshot injuries and violence remain high

According the ICRC Head of Delegation in South Sudan James Reynolds,the number of patients admitted to International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)-supported...

Barr. West: Descends heavily on Boko Haram fighters…

The Acting National Coordinator of Atiku Advancement Project, Barr. Soalabo West has decried the killing of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)...
food aid

ICRC seeks US$400 million to tackle hunger crisis in 4 countries

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Wednesday appealed for 400 million U.S. dollars to tackle hunger crisis in Somalia, South Sudan,...
Afghan policemen inspect the site of a blast in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, 2016. One civilian was killed and three others injured as a bicycle bomb planted by militants went off in Kabul on Thursday, police said. (Xinhua/Jawid Omid)

Unknown armed men gun down 6 employees of ICRC in northern Afghan province

Unknown armed men gunned down six employees of ICRC in the northern Jauzjan province on Wednesday, the spokesman for ICRC here in Kabul,...
ICRC

Ukraine to get US$60 million aid from ICRC in 2017

Ukraine will get the humanitarian aid worth 60 million U.S. dollars from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) this year, the Ukrainian...

Evacuation Of Wounded Underway In Aleppo

Rescue groups said they have begun evacuating wounded residents from east Aleppo after being stalled for five hours amid reports of gunfire. The Syrian Red...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

June 30 world news summary at GMT 0030

WASHINGTON -- After the deadly attack at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan warned in an interview...

Many continue to fall to Zimbabwe landmines years after war

"I just heard a huge explosion, a big boom. I didn't know what had happened. I tried to run and then I sat down....

Gaza office of Red Cross closed down

Earlier in the day, dozens demonstrated outside the ICRC office in western Gaza city in solidarity with Mohamed al-Qiq, a Palestinian journalist who has...
Yemen

International community calls for pause in fighting as battles continue in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition forces continued airstrikes on military targets in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Saturday, as the international community was calling for an...
Yemen

195 deaths has so far been reported for Aden in Yemen

At least 195 have been killed and more than 1,300 wounded since the beginning of fighting in Yemen's Aden in late March, the port...
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

Yemen turmoil gives Sanaa its worst night ever

A string of explosions rocked the Yemeni capital of Sanaa overnight Saturday as Saudi-led coalition forces intensified air strikes against Houthi targets. ...
South Sudan

Sudan rebels say likely to free 20 army soldiers

Rebels of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/northern sector on Saturday said they are ready to release 20 soldiers of the Sudanese army held by...
Sudan

ICRC says it helps South Sudanese children find relatives

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said its "snapshot book" is helping South Sudan's children find their beloved ones, from whom...
Armoured personnel carriers in Russia move towards the Ukraine border. Photograph: Shaun Walker

4 Countries Make No Progress On Kiev-Russia Ceasefire

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that a political settlement of the conflict in Ukraine was possible only if the government in Kiev...
Armoured personnel carriers in Russia move towards the Ukraine border. Photograph: Shaun Walker

Ukraine stops Russian aid convoy

A massive Russian aid convoy bound for civilians in eastern Ukraine stopped just short of the border on Thursday, while Kiev accused Moscow of...

Mali: Northern communities struggle to sustain livelihoods

Mali: Northern communities struggle to sustain livelihoodsGENEVA, Switzerland, December 17, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Communities in northern Mali have been struggling since the...

ICRC wants Nigeria to ratify ECOWAS Convention on small arms

Says the proliferation of small arms and light weapons in the sub-region was creating a serious problem for the people The International Committee of...

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Urgent needs in Goma and surrounding area

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 28, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Now that the front lines have shifted to the west of the city of Goma,...

Somalia: many still struggle with food insecurity in the south

Somalia: many still struggle with food insecurity in the southGENEVA, Switzerland, November 27, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? The International Committee of the Red...

Libya: More aid distributed as fighting drags on in Bani Walid

Libya: More aid distributed as fighting drags on in Bani WalidGENEVA, Switzerland, October 24, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? The International Committee of the...

Mali / Niger: ICRC president makes visit

Mali / Niger: ICRC president makes visitGENEVA, Switzerland, October 22, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? The president of the International Committee of the Red...

Libya: medical supplies delivered to Bani Walid amid tensions

Libya: medical supplies delivered to Bani Walid amid tensionsGENEVA, Switzerland, October 11, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Following appeals from civilians in Bani Walid,...

Somalia: 60,000 flood and conflict victims in Beletweyn receive aid

Somalia: 60,000 flood and conflict victims in Beletweyn receive aidGENEVA, Switzerland, October 10, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Around 60,000 people affected by conflict...