Theme: Population movement
In acknowledging the increasing humanitarian needs of migrants, the ICRC and the IFRC confirm that the commitments made in 2011, with the adoption of Resolution 3, were essential. Four years later, the humanitarian imperatives are even greater and commitments need to be better translated into action to alleviate the suffering of vulnerable migrants along the migration routes.
Document approved at the Council of Delegates of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in December 2015
A response plan to meet the humanitarian needs of vulnerable migrants. A Movement coordinated approach focusing on the Mediterranean and neighbouring regions.
On 17 and 18 September 2015, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), together with the Tunisian Red Crescent, convened a Partnership meeting on the humanitarian needs of migrants in Tunis. One of the outcomes of the meeting was the ‘Tunis Commitment To Our Shared Humanity’.
On 17-18 September, the Secretary General participated in an IFRC-convened partnership meeting in Tunis, Tunisia. On 17-18 September, the Secretary General participated in an IFRC-convened partnership meeting in Tunis, Tunisia, looking at the escalatin …
Infographic highlighting the scale of the migration crisis and the Red Cross Red Crescent response.
Tímea Kramcsák: “I am involved many emergency operations, but usually from a distance, sitting behind a desk. This experience was different, this was face-to-face…”
The conflict in Syria has created the largest humanitarian crisis in decades. As the fifth year of the Syria crisis begins, the humanitarian needs across the region stretch beyond description.
The present policy on migration expands the scope of, and replaces the Federation policy on refugees and other displaced people. It builds on, and complements those resolutions of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement that relate to action in favour of refugees and internally displaced persons.
Earlier this year, Bolivia suffered its worst floods in over 20 years. In the southern Tupiza Department, three days of heavy rain caused the San Juan del Oro and Tupiza rivers to rise up and burst their banks.