Rescuers are facing blocked roads and damaged airports as they struggle to deliver desperately needed aid to the typhoon-devastated Philippines. Three days after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the area, the full ...
Source: Agence France-Presse
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
12/06/2013 18:53 GMT
BEIRUT, December 6, 2013 (AFP) - At least 17 people, including children, have been killed by regime forces in a shelter in the town of Nabuk, the Syrian ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web
The Red Cross said Thursday it will need a record $1.3 billion (one billion euros) to cover its humanitarian activities next year, amid the soaring need for aid in places such as Syria."We consider that this is a ... FULL ARTICLE AT France 24
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a private humanitarian institution based in Geneva, Switzerland. States parties (signatories) to the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 1977 and 2005, have given the ICRC a mandate to protect the victims of international and internal armed conflicts. Such victims include war wounded, prisoners, refugees,... Full Article At Wikipedia.org