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22 August 2017 | 2:45 am
The 1977 Additional Protocols to Geneva Conventions: A historical perspective
Article | Mr. Yves Sandoz, an honorary member of the International Committee of the Red Cross shared with us the history of the adoption of the Additional Protocols in 1977.

21 August 2017 | 5:00 pm
Lebanon: World Humanitarian Day 2017
Video | On World Humanitarian Day 2017, we were amazed to learn why our colleague Ziad was so ambitious about working in the humanitarian field. Ziad could not save his father, so he became a physiotherapist to save the lives of many others.

21 August 2017 | 2:15 pm
Speech by ICRC Vice-President at World Humanitarian Day panel
Article | Speech given by Ms Christine Beerli, Vice-President of the ICRC at the World Humanitarian Day panel on "Violence against health care and its implications for affected populations, humanitarian workers and aid". Director General, Your Excellencie

21 August 2017 | 6:15 am
Red Cross sees "many opportunities" to cooperate with China in Belt and Road Initiative: official
Article | There are "many opportunities" for China and ICRC to cooperate on the Belt and Road Initiative, based on shared humanitarian principles and the common goal for peace and prosperity, a regional official of the ICRC said Friday.

18 August 2017 | 5:45 pm
South Sudan: Angry man with gun in hand terrifies a hospital
Article | A man storms into an operating theatre, raises his gun and starts shooting at hospital staff.

17 August 2017 | 9:15 am
South Sudan: Number of hungry, displaced at staggering levels, ICRC president says during visit
News release | Juba (ICRC) - The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) arrived in South Sudan today to view the devastating effects that the country’s continued violence is having on the millions of residents on the brink of extreme hunge

17 August 2017 | 7:00 am
ROK: International Humanitarian Law Summer Session concludes in Pohang
Photo gallery | From 8 to 11 August 2017, Handong Global University and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) jointly organized an "International Humanitarian Law Summer Session" in Pohang, Republic of Korea.

17 August 2017 | 4:45 am
On the road with Somalia’s Red Crescent mobile health clinics
Photo gallery | The Somali Red Crescent Society mobile health teams travel to remote villages to provide vital services.

16 August 2017 | 2:15 pm
Yemen: War in the time of cholera
Article | With over 20 million reliant on aid, Yemen is the world's single largest humanitarian crisis.Now it's in the grip of a deadly cholera outbreak.On 5 May, the Ministry of Health and Population in Sana'a declared a state of emergency.

16 August 2017 | 12:45 pm
18,000 people seek safety in a South Sudan village
Photo gallery | The ICRC distributed emergency food to 1,000 families in the village of Deim Zubeir in northwest South Sudan.

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