International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human...
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'Unbelievable destruction' reported in Tropical Cyclone Pam's wake
The Australian Red Cross said via Twitter that "humanitarian needs will be enormous. Many people have lost their homes. Shelter, food and water (are) urgent priorities" in Port Vila. Meteorologists s...
Geneva Conventions
The Geneva Conventions comprise four treaties, and three additional protocols, that establish the standards of international law for the humanitarian treatment of war. The singular term Geneva Conven...
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Red Cross parcel
Red Cross parcel usually refers to packages containing mostly food, tobacco and personal hygiene items sent by the International Association of the Red Cross to prisoners of war during the First and S...
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Malvina Thompson
Malvina "Tommy" Thompson (1893 - April 12, 1953) was a private secretary and personal aide to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. She was a pioneer of the East Wing staff, being the first staffer for a Firs...
Red Cross Youth
Template:Missing InformationThe Red Cross Youth is a youth organisation for adolescents and young members interested in the organization.
In Singapore, Red Cross Youth (RCY) a Uniformed Group for ...
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List of parties to the Geneva Conventions
The Geneva Conventions, which were most recently revised in 1949, consist of seven individual treaties which are open to ratification or accession by any sovereign state. They are:The four 1949 Conven...
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Diplomatic and humanitarian efforts in the Somali Civil War
Various international and local diplomatic and humanitarian efforts in the Somali Civil War have been in effect since the conflict first began in the early 1990s. The latter include diplomatic initiat...
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Friends' Ambulance Unit
The Friends' Ambulance Unit (FAU) was a volunteer ambulance service, founded by individual members of the British Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), in line with their Peace Testimony. The FAU op...
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Customary international humanitarian law
Customary international humanitarian law is a body of unwritten rules of public international law, which govern conduct during armed conflict.
Customary international law, like international treat...
Henry Dunant Medal
The Henry Dunant Medal is the highest award of the Red Cross Movement. It is named after Henry Dunant, the founder of the Red Cross Movement. The medal is presented every two years by the Standing C...
Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armies in the Fie...
Geneva Convention for the amelioration of the condition of the wounded and sick in armies in the field, consisting of 39 articles in French, was adopted on 27 July 1929, at the end of the Diplomatic C...
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International Tracing Service
The International Tracing Service (ITS), in German Internationaler Suchdienst, in French Service International de Recherches in Bad Arolsen, Germany, is an internationally governed centre for documen...
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International Red Cross Wound Classification System
The International Red Cross wound classification system is a system whereby certain features of a wound are scored: the size of the skin wound(s); whether there is a cavity, fracture or vital structur...
Sarah Broom Macnaughtan
Sarah Broom Macnaughtan (26 October 1864 – 24 July 1916) was a Scottish-born novelist.Born in Partick, Scotland, the fourth daughter and sixth child of Peter Macnaughtan and Julia Blackman, she was ho...
The Queen's Book of the Red Cross
The Queen's Book of the Red Cross was published in November 1939 in a fundraising effort to aid the Red Cross during World War II. The book was sponsored by Queen Elizabeth, and its contents were cont...
Disarmament in Somalia
After two decades of violence and civil war (which began in 1986) and after the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia captured Mogadishu and Kismayo, the TFG attempted to disarm the militia...
Papua New Guinea Red Cross Society
Papua New Guinea Red Cross Society as known as PNGRCS was founded in 1977 and has its headquarters in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Emergency Response Unit (IFRC)
An Emergency Response Unit (ERU) is an international standardized disaster relief unit established by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. It can provide specific serv...
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World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. World Red Cross Red Crescent Day is celebrated on 8 May each y...
Competent tribunal
Competent Tribunal is a term used in Article 5 paragraph 2 of the Third Geneva Convention, which states:
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) commentary on Article 5 of the Third Ge...
Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross Society
The Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross Society (TTRCS) was founded on 12 July 1939 as a Branch of the British Red Cross Society. It has its headquarters in Port of Spain, with branches in the North and So...
Maurice Gehri
Maurice Gehri (born? died?) was a Swiss and in 1921 the Delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross during the Gemlik-Yalova Peninsula massacres. Together with an inter allied commission ...
Red Cross Youth (Philippines)
The Red Cross Youth is one of the six major services of the Philippine Red Cross. Its mission is to educate and empower the children and youth in the spirit of Red Cross through constructive trainings...
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Guillaume-Henri Dufour
Guillaume-Henri Dufour (15 September 1787, Konstanz – 14 July 1875, Geneva) was a Swiss army officer, bridge engineer and topographer. He served under Napoleon I and held the office of General to lead...
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