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19 October 2020 | 1:45 pm
Yemen: the longest journey home
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19 October 2020 | 9:45 am
COVID-19: Virtual roundtable on managing the dead in a dignified manner
Article | The ICRC regional delegation in New Delhi recently held a virtual roundtable with experts from the country's leading health, disaster and emergency response agencies to address the challenges encountered in managing the dead with dignity.

19 October 2020 | 9:30 am
Philippines: Amid floods and armed conflict, a safer space for students in Pagatin
Article | Nasrah Abdulbayan longs for her old school, where she studied and played without worry.Five years ago, she and her fellow Grade 3 students at Pagatin Elementary School in Datu Salibo town, Maguindanao, transferred to makeshift classrooms because of t

18 October 2020 | 1:00 pm
Jordan: Khaldun’s first humanitarian mission
Article | Recently, the ICRC’s Logistic Supply Centre (LSC) in Amman successfully organised and shipped 732 wheelchairs (for both children and adults), 930 walking frames (for vulnerable persons with disabilities), and 325 crutches to war-torn Syria by road.

16 October 2020 | 1:30 pm
More than 1,000 former detainees from Yemen conflict transported home
News release | The two-day process October 15-16 involved 11 ICRC-operated flights into and out of five cities in two countries – Yemen and Saudi Arabia. The number of detainees released and provided with transportation was 1,056.

16 October 2020 | 11:30 am
Why not me? A Story of Loss and Hope
Article | Despite the time that has passed, Tabitha recalls every word of the song that she has sung for years, while she was still reeling from the amputation of her leg.Back then, she felt hopeless.

16 October 2020 | 10:45 am
Nigeria: Sharp increase in food prices caused by COVID-19 raises fear of hunger
News release | Abuja (ICRC) — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has seen an increase in malnutrition rates among children in nutrition centres it supports in Nigeria.

15 October 2020 | 11:00 pm
HELP: Training course for managing relief operations in humanitarian crises
Article | Health Emergencies in Large Populations is a multidisciplinary training course for managing humanitarian operations in disasters, conflicts and other crises.

15 October 2020 | 3:45 pm
Hunger strikes and the purpose of ICRC visits
Article | With the spread of COVID-19, visiting detention facilities has become more challenging. Places of detention are not immune against disease; the virus can enter or leave through family visits, detention personnel and/ or new detainees.

15 October 2020 | 3:00 pm
Venezuela: lives turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic
Photo gallery | Before the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of people in Venezuela were already suffering the effects of armed violence and had limited access to water, health care, and food.

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