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Limerick Post
Limerick man on Yemen front line - Communityto help people at risk of death from cholera. Irish Red Cross worker Ciaran Ci
Limerick Post / Posted 7 hours ago
to help people at risk of death from cholera. Irish Red Cross worker Ciaran Cierans has been working in Yemen with the International Committee of the Red Cross, since October 2016. A seasoned aid worker of 12 years, Limerick man, Ciaran says... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Half of South Sudan’s Population ‘Severely Hungry,’ ICRC says. Credit – International Committee of the Red Cross via StoryfulHalf of South Sudan’s population is ‘severely hungry,’ the International Commit
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 hours ago
Half of South Sudan’s population is ‘severely hungry,’ the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) reported on August 17, despite the lifting of official famine classification for some parts of the country in June. Violence in the country has... Read more
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DW
Sierra Leone 'still in shock' after deadly floods |made homeless after heavy rains swept off the capital. DW has been speaking to
DW / Posted 10 hours ago
made homeless after heavy rains swept off the capital. DW has been speaking to Matthew Cochrane, the spokesperson for the International Committee of the Red Cross. DW: Describe the situation at the moment in Freetown? Matthew Cochrane: The... Read more
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FOX News
Raqqa's escaping victims forced to live in toxic oil refinery with gasoline-laced water and no sewer systemhave no choice but the bathe and drink from this water tainted with oil,” Ingy
FOX News / Posted 20 hours ago
have no choice but the bathe and drink from this water tainted with oil,” Ingy Sedky, a Damascus-based spokesperson for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) told Fox News. “And then getting sick – diarrhea, skin diseases – and there... Read more
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Reuters
Red Cross hopes to repair Tabqa dam near Syria's RaqqaGENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) plans to
Reuters / Posted yesterday
GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) plans to carry out urgent repairs to Tabqa Dam near the Syrian city of Raqqa in an area recaptured from Islamic State, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. The aid agency was able to... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Raqqa Fighting Threatens Food and Water Supply, Forces Thousands to Flee. Credit – International Committee of the Red Cross via StoryfulRaqqa, fleeing fighting and food shortages, face “harrowing living conditions”
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
Raqqa, fleeing fighting and food shortages, face “harrowing living conditions” at camps in the surrounding countryside, the International Committee of the Red Cross reported on August 16. About 250,000 people have fled the city, with tens of... Read more
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The Hindu
U.N. removes last container holding Colombia rebel weaponslast year’s Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to win an end to hostilities. In
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
last year’s Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to win an end to hostilities. In another sign of the FARC’s transition, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Tuesday that 24 child fighters were received at seven rebel camps. Since the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Saudi Arabia wants out of Yemen war: Mid East Eyeof the bacterial infection cholera. More than 600,000 people are expected to co
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
of the bacterial infection cholera. More than 600,000 people are expected to contract cholera in Yemen this year, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warned recently. Yemen's war is actually a multifaceted... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Best Ways To Celebrate World Humanitarian Day In DFWto add to their ranks of over 3,800 current volunteers working to help those in
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
to add to their ranks of over 3,800 current volunteers working to help those in need. The Red Cross is also part of an International Committee of the Red Cross and reaches out to help people all over the world in need of assistance. Heifer... Read more
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The Manila Times
Red Cross aid reaches 7,000 Marawi evacueesthousands of people, with more than 77,000 fleeing to almost inaccessible areas
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
thousands of people, with more than 77,000 fleeing to almost inaccessible areas along the eastern shore of Lake Lanao. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross, completed August 9-10 aid... Read more
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DW
Marawi residents caught between a difficult terrain and Islamists |try to target hospitals when the civilians need them most," said Dr. Jose Amigo
DW / Posted 2 days ago
try to target hospitals when the civilians need them most," said Dr. Jose Amigo, a health official working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the Philippines. "Hospitals have an enormous symbolic value as the last... Read more
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The Space Review
Why the US must lead againHumanitarian Law—see for example the treatise on “Customary International Human
The Space Review / Posted 2 days ago
Humanitarian Law—see for example the treatise on “Customary International Humanitarian Law” as compiled for the International Committee of the Red Cross, by Jean-Marie Henckaerts, and Louise Doswald-Beck, and published in 2005 by the... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Hundreds Killed in Sierra Leone Mudslidesoutskirts of the rain-soaked city early Monday, according to government officia
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
outskirts of the rain-soaked city early Monday, according to government officials and aid agencies. A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sierra Leone said authorities have recovered the bodies of 205 people and the... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Hundreds killed in Sierra Leone mudslidesoutskirts of the rain-soaked city early Monday, according to government officia
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
outskirts of the rain-soaked city early Monday, according to government officials and aid agencies. A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sierra Leone said authorities have recovered the bodies of 205 people and the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Dr Vera Sistenich guest speaker at Manning NetImmigration Detention Centre and on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. In 2013-
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
Immigration Detention Centre and on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. In 2013-14, she was health policy advisor to the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, Switzerland. Vera is HandUp Congo's project leader for the Emergency... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Hundreds killed in Sierra Leone mudslidesoutskirts of the rain-soaked city early Monday, according to government officia
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
outskirts of the rain-soaked city early Monday, according to government officials and aid agencies. A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sierra Leone said authorities have recovered the bodies of 205 people and the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Hundreds killed in Sierra Leone mudslidesoutskirts of the rain-soaked city early Monday, according to government officia
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
outskirts of the rain-soaked city early Monday, according to government officials and aid agencies. A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sierra Leone said authorities have recovered the bodies of 205 people and the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Hundreds killed in Sierra Leone mudslidesof the West African nation of Sierra Leone, according to government officials a
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
of the West African nation of Sierra Leone, according to government officials and aid agencies. A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sierra Leone said authorities have recovered the bodies of 205 people. The number... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Hundreds killed in Sierra Leone mudslidesof the West African nation of Sierra Leone, according to government officials a
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
of the West African nation of Sierra Leone, according to government officials and aid agencies. A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sierra Leone said authorities have recovered the bodies of 205 people. The number... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Hundreds killed in Sierra Leone mudslidesof the West African nation of Sierra Leone, according to government officials a
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
of the West African nation of Sierra Leone, according to government officials and aid agencies. A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sierra Leone said authorities have recovered the bodies of 205 people. The number... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Hundreds killed in Sierra Leone mudslidesof the West African nation of Sierra Leone, according to government officials a
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
of the West African nation of Sierra Leone, according to government officials and aid agencies. A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sierra Leone said authorities have recovered the bodies of 205 people. The number... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capitalits diplomats from Tripoli to neighboring Tunisia and shut its embassy. The Uni
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
its diplomats from Tripoli to neighboring Tunisia and shut its embassy. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya and the International Committee of the Red Cross have already withdrawn their staff as well. European nations are warning their... Read more
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The Star
Reports suggest North Korea treating foreign detainees inhumanely"but these entitlements cannot be taken for granted, based on the information I
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
"but these entitlements cannot be taken for granted, based on the information I have been receiving”, he said. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), which visits detainees worldwide, does not have access to political prison... Read more
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Daily Mail
Smugglers throw migrants into the sea near Yemen to avoid detectionto avoid arrest by local authorities, leaving at least 50 dead and 22 missing,
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
to avoid arrest by local authorities, leaving at least 50 dead and 22 missing, IOM reported. IOM teams, working with the International Committee of the Red Cross, found the bodies of 29 migrants in shallow graves along the coast of Shabwa,... Read more
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iol.co.za
The man who nobody wantsFestus Mogae, chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation commission for
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Festus Mogae, chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation commission for the South Sudan peace agreement, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. Government officials say it is possible to sight Machar entering a restaurant in... Read more
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Breitbart
At Least 56 Dead as Smugglers Throw Migrants Into Yemen Seato avoid arrest by local authorities, leaving at least 50 dead and 22 missing,
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
to avoid arrest by local authorities, leaving at least 50 dead and 22 missing, IOM reported. IOM teams, working with the International Committee of the Red Cross, found the bodies of 29 migrants in shallow graves along the coast of Shabwa,... Read more
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The Columbian
Yemen’s civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground“It’s a recipe for disaster.” One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
“It’s a recipe for disaster.” One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making Games- makes it extra special for us. The idea for the Laws of War package was very
Gamasutra / Posted 7 days ago
- makes it extra special for us. The idea for the Laws of War package was very much inspired by our relationship with the International Committee of the Red Cross. This began with a presentation from the ICRC to the Arma 3 development team on the... Read more
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Rappler
5 dead, 50 missing as smugglers throw 180 migrants into Yemen seato avoid arrest by local authorities, leaving at least 50 dead and 22 missing,
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
to avoid arrest by local authorities, leaving at least 50 dead and 22 missing, the IOM said. IOM teams, working with the International Committee of the Red Cross, found the bodies of 29 migrants in shallow graves along the coast of the southern... Read more
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dna
Yemen: At least 5 dead, 50 missing as smugglers throw 180 migrants into seaYemen to avoid arrest by local authorities, leaving at least 50 dead and 22 mis
dna / Posted 7 days ago
Yemen to avoid arrest by local authorities, leaving at least 50 dead and 22 missing, the IOM said. IOM teams, working with International Committee of the Red Cross representation, found the bodies of 29 migrants in shallow graves along the coast of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Up to 50 African migrants 'drowned then buried in shallow graves'rapidly by those who survived the smuggler’s deadly actions." The migration ag
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
rapidly by those who survived the smuggler’s deadly actions." The migration agency said it was working closely with the International Committee of the Red Cross to ensure appropriate care for the deceased migrants’ remains. Medical staff from... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding groundcontinues below] One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 7 days ago
continues below] One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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CTV News
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
The New Canaan News / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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Daily Herald
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
Darien News-Review / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of bei
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
"It's a recipe for disaster." One in every 120 Yemenis is now suspected of being sick with cholera, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. There have been around 2,000 deaths in the country since April 27. About 5,000... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Precious: Hamas Prisoners Suing Israel’s Security Minister in High Court of Justice | 17 Av 5777 – August 9, 20172014, and Hisham a-Sayyed, a resident of the Bedouin town of Hura, who crossed
The Jewish Press / Posted 8 days ago
2014, and Hisham a-Sayyed, a resident of the Bedouin town of Hura, who crossed over in April 2015. About a month ago, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) sent a letter to Minister Erdan demanding that the families of Hamas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Escalating Violence Hinders Aid Operations in Northern Mali - Agenciesthan 600,000 urgently need food, according to U.N. data. The rise in attacks o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
than 600,000 urgently need food, according to U.N. data. The rise in attacks on aid agencies has driven some, such as the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), to temporarily suspend operations. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SPLM-N Condemns Execution of Rebel Commander in Sudanof the Treatment of Prisoners of War as agreed in the Geneva Convention. The r
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
of the Treatment of Prisoners of War as agreed in the Geneva Convention. The rebel movement will officially request the International Committee of the Red Cross and human rights organisations "to independently investigate the crime, in order to... Read more
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DW
Germany willing to grant asylum to persecuted Uzbek journalist |for fear that he would be arrested by Uzbek authorities. According to Dmitry Mu
DW / Posted 10 days ago
for fear that he would be arrested by Uzbek authorities. According to Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief at Novaya Gazeta, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is prepared to provide Feruz with travel documents and assist him in leaving... Read more
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iol.co.za
Photojournalist Phando Jikelo wins top international prizemajor international media, such as Shanghai United Media Group (SUMG), Al Mayad
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
major international media, such as Shanghai United Media Group (SUMG), Al Mayadeen TV pan-Arabic media holding and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The media partners selected their own winners. In the Top News category,... Read more
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FOX News
Cholera outbreak, starving citizens in Yemenof Hajjah, Jamila's parents were unable to pay for her transportation fees to S
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
of Hajjah, Jamila's parents were unable to pay for her transportation fees to Sanaa in order to get proper a diagnosis and treatment for her condition in Hodeida, Yemen. April 30, 2017. (International Committee of the Red Cross/Ral... Read more
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FOX News
Yemen's devastating hunger, cholera outbreak revealedPeter Mauer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) r
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
Peter Mauer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) returned from a trip across war-torn Yemen last month, telling Fox News he is "profoundly concerned for the plight of its people." "This outbreak is manmade. It is a... Read more
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