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22 September 2017 | 12:45 pm
Humanitarian access is desperately needed in Yemen as suspected cholera cases reach 700,000
News release | New York – As suspected cholera cases in Yemen reached 700,000 in just five months, ICRC President Peter Maurer pressed national, regional, and international actors to respect the rules of war and facilitate humanitarian access.

22 September 2017 | 11:45 am
Yemen: The pain of conflict permeates deeply into communities - ICRC statement to the United Nations
Statement | Like others in this room, I was in Yemen just a few weeks ago. What I saw was a stark reminder of how the pain of conflict permeates deep into communities and how webs of alliances complicate and prolong wars.

22 September 2017 | 4:15 am
From Bangkok to Maban: My six months in South Sudan
Article | Coming from the urban sprawl and lively chaos of Bangkok, it was a six-month roller-coaster ride when I moved to Maban, South Sudan.

21 September 2017 | 9:30 pm
Famine prevention and response - ICRC statement to the United Nations
Statement | Speech by ICRC President Peter Maurer, High-level event on famine prevention and response, United Nations General Assembly, 72nd session.This year we saw famine loom over our world as millions faced starvation.

21 September 2017 | 7:30 pm
Famine is a symptom of protracted war
News release | At a UN General Assembly the High Level Event on Famine Prevention and Response, ICRC President Peter Maurer underscored the conflict roots of the famines facing communities in South Sudan or Somalia.

21 September 2017 | 7:30 pm
Internally displaced people must be protected from the effects of war
News release | At a UN General Assembly High-Level event on Syria, ICRC President Peter Maurer urged for the protection of Syrian civilians trapped by violence and internally displaced by conflict.

21 September 2017 | 10:00 am
Bosnia-Herzegovina: 25 years dedicated to humanity
Article | An exhibition marking 25 years of the ICRC's humanitarian presence in Bosnia-Herzegovina, helping the people get over years of conflict.

21 September 2017 | 9:30 am
Humanitarian access in armed conflicts: the key role of local actors
Video | On 18 September 2017, the ICRC and the Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) convened a live-streamed panel at the Humanitarium gathering humanitarian agencies and researchers to identify current access challenges for international and local organizations.

20 September 2017 | 11:30 pm
Supporting the future of Syria and the region - ICRC statement to the United Nations
Statement | Speech by ICRC President Peter Maurer, High Level Syria Crisis Ministerial Event, United Nations General Assembly, 72nd session.Throughout the long years of conflict in Syria, the ICRC has been present, working in close proximity to people: to unders

20 September 2017 | 11:00 pm
H.E.L.P. - A training course for managing relief operations in humanitarian crises
Article |

The HELP course (Health Emergencies in Large Populations) is a multidisciplinary training course for managing humanitarian operations in disasters, conflicts and other crises.

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