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ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross. Over 20,000 staff, 100 countries, 1 mission: to provide aid to people affected by war and conflict.

Geneva

Joined on 26 October, 2009

http://icrc.org

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Today is a victory for humanity. #NuclearBan

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Sakue Shimohira was 10 when the atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.

This is her story. This is why a #NuclearBan is so important.

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Tomorrow, Friday 22nd January, the #NuclearBan comes into force.

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"People felt hopeless saying we are all going to die".

Over 55,000 people have fled Tigray, Ethiopia for Sudan.

This is Ametechiel's story.

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Replying to @ICRC_sy: Families belong together ❤

In 2020, the ICRC was approached by families in #Syria and opened over 700 requests to search for…

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Families belong together ❤

In 2020, the ICRC was approached by families in #Syria and opened over 700 requests to search for missing loved ones.

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Replying to @FCarboniICRC: It was only a couple of months ago in #Yemen.

This is what neutrality in action looks like and allows us to accomplish…

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It was only a couple of months ago in #Yemen.

This is what neutrality in action looks like and allows us to accomplish #Yemen

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Decades of war has left unexploded ordnances littered across Afghanistan.

Last month, our physical rehabilitation programme treated its 200,000th patient.

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Replying to @ICRC_Africa: Leaving your home for a camp can be agonizing.

We share an account of a family who had to flee Tigray for Sudan.

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When the pandemic took away people's jobs, this community kitchen in Venezuela kept bellies full!

Meet Alcira, Cedrid and Berkis.

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Leaving your home for a camp can be agonizing.

We share an account of a family who had to flee Tigray for Sudan.

More 👇🏿

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Replying to @JNMartiICRC: Before and after. Medical warehouses rehabilitated in #Benghazi #Libya.

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Before and after. Medical warehouses rehabilitated in #Benghazi #Libya.

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Feeling anxious?
Overwhelmed?
Stressed?

You're not alone.

Here are some expert tips from our psychologists to help.

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Child malnutrition is rising in Yemen.

We saw more than 4,600 children who were so acutely malnourished it was life-threatening at clinics we support last year.

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The Central African Republic doesn't often make the headlines.

But over 50% of people there need aid.

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Each survivor is unique.

Each survivor has specific needs and strengths.

Support their resilience.

Break the stigma.

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What did you want to be when you grew up?

Baboth wants to be a doctor.

We love to play football with him in our clinic in Juba, South Sudan.

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Communities.
Villages.
Homes.

Destroyed by conflict.

Years later, some families are starting to return to west Kirkuk, Iraq.

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For every missing person, there are countless people missing them.

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Why are cluster munitions so deadly?

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Living in camps.
Living in the bush.
Living on the streets.

In the Central African Republic, 1 in 4 people have been forced to flee their homes.

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