Damascus/Beirut/Geneva, 29 December 2017—Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers and staff from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have successfully transferred 29 people with serious health conditions from eastern Ghouta near Damascus. Th …
The 2018 Europe Regional Migration Plan is being published on the heels of the November 2017 Red Cross Red Crescent Statutory meetings in Antalya, which reaffirmed that migration will remain one of the most important issues of our time, and set a benchmark for the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement’s long-standing work and humanitarian approach to migration.
Nights are the worst. You lie awake thinking about the life you had in Rakhine state in Myanmar, and the violence and fear that sent you running.
This policy brief sets out the IFRC’s position and recommendations for the new Global Compact on Refugees to be negotiated in 2018.
Rasid Ahamed’s brows are furrowed in concentration as he finishes his drawing in a child-friendly space set up by the psychosocial support team at the Red Cross Red Crescent Field Hospital in Kutupalong, Bangladesh. For a moment, he can be a child again and express his creativity…
Nur al Saba, 38, with her grandson Alam, 6. Going out for walks with him was just one of her pleasures when she used to live in Maungdaw village in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Nur and her husband Abdul Kausir, 50, lived together with their two sons and th …
It’s hard enough to help people when you clearly see the pain, exhaustion or panic on their faces. But when thousands file past in the dark, as they arrive from Myanmar at the Bangladesh transit centre, stumbling or just staring blankly, all a small team of doctors and nurses could do was try their best.
Crowded into sprawling camps of polythene sheeting, around a million people who have sought safety in Bangladesh amid violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state are now facing a future of uncertainty and need.
Mohammad Ali lives some distance away from the IFRC distribution point and his elderly father and other family members are too weak to carry the goods all the way back to their tent. So he shoulders the load.
This small state with about 620,000 inhabitants received 156,950 people during the conflicts that followed the collapse of former Yugoslavia.