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  • Universal jurisdiction is a key tool for ensuring serious violations of IHL are prevented, investigated, or repressed
    Statement | As delivered by Mr. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-10-17
  • Ayuda humanitaria llega a familias damnificadas por lluvias que afectan a Guatemala
    Source: Government of Guatemala Country: GuatemalaLa Conred informó que durante la temporada de lluvia en el país fueron entregadas 49,51 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria a las familias damnificadas por los sistemas de baja presión que han afectado el territorio nacional.Ciudad ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-10-17
  • Humanitarian crisis looms in Bosnia after forced transfers of migrants
    Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, WorldSerious concerns have been expressed in Bosnia at the forcible transfer of large numbers of migrants to an already overcrowded and dangerous accommodation centre.Sarajevo- Serious concerns have been expressed in Bosnia ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-10-17
  • Hundreds of thousands who fled violence in DR Congo in desperate need, 11 aid agencies warn
    Source: Danish Refugee Council, Associazione Volontari per il Servizio Internazionale, Welthungerhilfe, Trócaire, Norwegian Refugee Council, INTERSOS, Tearfund, Mercy Corps, Action Against Hunger USA, Solidarités International, Oxfam Country: Democratic Republic of the CongoSince May, hundreds of people have been killed during ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-10-16
  • Afghan boy endures hardship en route to a better future
    Farouk, 15, fled Afghanistan and endured a difficult journey overland across 10 countries. Now he is reunited with his siblings in London thanks in part to help from UNHCR. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2019-10-16
  • Philippines: San Francisco Inter-school Olympics for Strengthening School First Aid Responders
    On DRR Day, eight elementary schools in the Municipality of San Francisco Camotes Islands, Cebu, Philippines participated in the Inter School Rescue Olympics 2019. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2019-10-16
  • Fiji Signs MOU for Cyclone Insurance to Cover Most Vulnerable Citizens
    IFC and the Fijian Government have signed an agreement to help the country's disadvantaged families gain access to an insurance payout in the event of a severe cyclone. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2019-10-16
  • Humanitarian leaders call for a transformation in acute malnutrition treatment
    Source: Concern Worldwide, Action Against Hunger USA, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, World Vision, ALIMA, Amref Health Africa Country: WorldAt least 50 million children under five suffer from acute malnutrition. Despite the existence of life-saving treatment, current strategies of ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-10-16
  • The ICRC Biometrics Policy
    Article | For the ICRC, the protection of personal data whose disclosure could put its beneficiaries at risk, or otherwise be used for purposes other than those for which it was collected, is an integral means of preserving its neutrality, ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-10-16
  • On the run from violence in north-western Nigeria
    Source: Médecins Sans Frontières Country: NigeriaMSF's emergency team spent several weeks delivering care in various locations across Anka town and is now providing primary healthcare and distributing basic utensils to IDPs.Project Update | 15 October 2019 Criminal groups and extreme ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-10-16