Theme: Population movement
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.
Document prepared by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in consultation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Migration Reference Group adopted at the 31st International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
Each National Society and the International Federation shall take into account and adopt the following approach on migration.