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Syria: Aid Groups and The U.N. Say Access To People Needing Life-Saving Supplies is "Unacceptable"


© AFP/File | The Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivers aid boxes to the besieged rebel bastion of Douma on May 26, 2016

GENEVA (AFP) – Humanitarian access to Syria’s besieged areas is “wholly unacceptable”, the UN said Friday as it announced that just one aid convoy had completed deliveries this month. 288 more words

In Libya Red Crescent says number of migrant bodies found on coast rises to 133

Migrants hoping to reach Italy from Libya pay hundreds of dollars to traffickers for a place in a boat. The vessels are often flimsy and ill-equipped for the journey across the Mediterranean. 224 more words


Bodies Of Migrants Wash Up On Libya Coast

The bodies of at least 133 migrants have washed up on the Libyan coast, at the western city of Zuwara, in recent days, the Red Crescent has said. 96 more words


International #FirstAid and #Resuscitation Guidelines 2016 (International Federation of #RedCross and #RedCrescent Societies)

Each year, National Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies train more than 15 million people in first aid. There are currently more than 180,000 active first aid trainers serving their communities, making first aid available for all. 240 more words


ICRC: Are the 'rules of war' in crisis?

By Julia Crawford, JusticeInfo.net

MAY 23, 2016 – 17:00

An ICRC humanitarian convoy delivering aid to the residents of a suburb of Damascus held by rebels and under siege from government forces since 2013… 881 more words


The call of Mr Faysal Sarıyıldız, our Şırnak Deputy, to the Red Cross and the Red Crescent

To the Honorable Representatives of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent,

We are writing this letter in order to briefly provide you with the information regarding the escalation of human rights violations and crimes against humanity suffered by the civilian population during the ongoing curfews carried out under the pretext of anti-terror fight in the Kurdish provinces of Turkey. 600 more words