International Red Cross

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International Red Cross:

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international organization concerned with the alleviation of human suffering and the promotion of public health; the world-recognized symbols of mercy and absolute neutrality are the Red Cross, the Red Crescent, and the Red Crystal flags and emblems.
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During the award presentation, Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Chairman of the American Red Cross noted, "Were it not for Jakob Kellenberger's extraordinary leadership and unyielding determination at many critical moments, we may not have had an opportunity to welcome MDA and the PRCS as full voting members of the International Red Cross family.
The corpses, added the source, are to be transferred into a Damascus hospital for Forensic DNA analysis, to be compared with the DNA to be received from their respective countries, before being handed over to the Embassies of Poland, on behalf of the US Embassy, France and Spain and in presence of representatives from the Syrian Red Crescent and International Red Cross.
The agenda of the session identifies the international human law and features the relationship between this law and the Islamic Sharia, as well as the role of the International Red Cross Committee in resolving armed conflicts and promoting respect for the international human law at national levels.
The assistance provided by the American Red Cross and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are consistent with the Movement's Fundamental Principles, including humanity, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.
His body was recovered from the Al Jumuriya hospital in Basra by the International Red Cross before being taken to Kuwait.
The findings, revealed today by the British Red Cross on International Red Cross Day, also found a third did not know who to turn to for practical help.
Up to 600 bodies have been found in the northern Afghanistan town of Mazar-e-Sharif, the international Red Cross said last night.
So far, the International Red Cross, which includes the American Red Cross, has sent about $1.
For her work in furthering the nursing profession, she was awarded the Columbia University Bicentennial Award, the Florence Nightingale International Red Cross Society Citation and Medal, and the Mary Adelaide Award for Leadership.
Damascus, (SANA) -- Committee for supporting the freed prisoners and detainees in the occupied Syrian Golan and Committee for the Defense of Palestinian prisoners and detainees in Israeli jails staged on Monday a sit-in outside the headquarters of the International Red Cross committee in Damascus in solidarity with Arab prisoners who are suffering in the prisons of the Israeli occupation forces of oppression and brutality.
The spirit of volunteerism is the essence of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement where individuals sacrifice time, money and blood in order to save lives and bring comfort to those in need.
A French lawyer wants the International Red Cross to check claims, denied by the US, that Saddam is on hunger strike.

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