International Red Cross

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International Red Cross:

see Red CrossRed Cross,
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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Meanwhile, hunger-striking prisoners families expressed their concerns over the critical situation of their sons and relatives during a march organized at the International Red Cross Committee's (IRCC) headquarters in Jenin.
Sana'a: Armed tribesmen briefly held two Indian employees of the international Red Cross on Wednesday in south Yemen, where two kidnapped Egyptians remained in captivity, the organisation and local sources told AFP.
9, 2011 (TAP) - Belgium decided to release one million euros (about 1,944 MD) for the International Red Cross Committee to handle the humanitarian crisis due to the flow of refugees fleeing from Libya and crossing into Tunisia, reported on Wednesday Belgian diplomatic sources in Tunis.
The International Red Cross Committee today handed over special water pumps for Osh city.
recipients of the 2009/10 International Red Cross Florence Nightingale Medal.
May 18, 2010 (KHARTOUM) aC" The Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) released 44 prisoners of war (POWs) members of the Sudanese army the International red Cross announced today.
The International Red Cross estimates 45,000 to 50,000 people were killed in the devastating quake.
World donors of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (ICRC) discussed during a 2-day conference the societiesAAE financial situation and the negative impact of the global financial crisis on ICRC humanitarian activities.Speaking at the opening session, Chairman of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Permanent Committee/ President of Jordan Red Crescent Society Mohammad Mutlaq Al-Hadid outlined repercussions of the financial crisis on the relief and humanitarian efforts, noting the growing worry about ICRC commitment to respond to the victimized people needs in emergency situations
Summary: Hundreds of Druze residents of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights headed to Syria on a pilgrimage Thursday, crossing the demarcation line with the help of the international Red Cross.
The International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement is at the forefront of the humanitarian response, able to act because it is understood to be a strictly politically-neutral, impartial and independent intermediary that seeks to meet a humanitarian need.
THE international Red Cross has succeeded in getting its first truckloads of medical supplies into the Gaza Strip.

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