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18 December 2018 | 1:00 pm
Digital technologies – exploring the threats for people and humanitarians in warzones
Article | The risks posed by digital technologies in conflict zones were laid bare at an event in London last week.While digital technologies have brought many benefits to the humanitarian sector, more attention and action are required when it comes to the ass

18 December 2018 | 9:00 am
Community of Action: Sharing good practices in safeguarding medical vehicles
Article | While attacks on health-care facilities in different conflict zones are widely reported in the media, attacks on ambulances and other pre-hospital emergency vehicles – and the disruption to these life-saving services – receive less coverage.

18 December 2018 | 7:30 am
The Safe Schools Declaration and the Guidelines for Protecting Schools and Universities from Military Use during Armed Conflict
Article | The Safe Schools Declaration, launched in Oslo in May 2015, highlights the broad impact of armed conflict on education and outlines a set of commitments to strengthen the protection of education and ensure its continuity during armed conflict.

18 December 2018 | 7:00 am
4 young writers win prizes for essays on challenges in humanitarian space
Article | Inspired by video games, teaching experience, volunteerism and a recent earthquake, four young writers won top prizes in the recently held Young Humanitarian Writers Competition 2018.Organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) an

18 December 2018 | 3:45 am
New year, new beginning
Article | Nasrollah Bariga of Marawi had been fishing in Lake Lanao for a living since he was 15.Last year, conflict broke out in his beloved city, forcing him to flee with his wife and young children.He worked as a mason while displaced, but didn't earn enoug

18 December 2018 | 1:45 am
Our activities from January-November 2018
Infographic | See the highlights of our diverse work to assist and protect people affected by armed conflict.Download our infographic in pdf format below.

17 December 2018 | 9:30 am
Mozambique: More than 40,000 people receive seeds to help rebuild their lives
Photo gallery | The ICRC and Mozambique Red Cross Society have assisted over 100,000 people affected by armed violence in central Mozambique to rebuild their lives between 2017 and 2018.

17 December 2018 | 9:00 am
Our work in Yemen: September - October 2018
Publication | In September and October, the International Committee of the Red Cross gradually resumed its regular pace of activities across Yemen: relief work but also support to healthcare facilities and water corporations.The situation in the country is despera

17 December 2018 | 5:45 am
Philippines: Working with stakeholders to find solutions to jail overcrowding
Article | More than 30 key representatives from the national and local government agencies—including the jails, police, prosecution, the judiciary and justice system reform advocates—sat down to address Laguna province's jail congestion problem in a forum held

17 December 2018 | 4:00 am
Myanmar: The mother who challenges fear every day
Photo gallery | Myanmar remains heavily contaminated by anti-personnel landmines, particularly in Kachin, Shan and Kayin States.

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