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ICRC Annual Report 2014

May 14, 2015


The newly released 2014 Annual report of the ICRC is an account of field activities of the organization conducted worldwide. Activities are part of the organization’s mandate to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war, and to promote respect for international humanitarian law. It includes detailed country reports. In 2014, the ICRC was […]

Committee on Victim Assistance

September 19, 2014


Update – 26 November 2014 (Convention’s ISU) “On Monday 24 November, the Convention’s Committee on Victim Assistance briefed representatives of States Parties on Maputo Action Plan commitments to ensure that measurable improvements have been made in the well-being and the guarantee of the rights of landmine victims, in time for the Convention’s Fourth Review Conference […]

Advancing Victim Assistance in Africa

March 10, 2014


Advancing the implementation of victim assistance obligations in Africa The ICRC-AU Workshop to Advance the Implementation of Victim Assistance Obligations Arising from Various Weapons Treaties was held at the African Union HQ in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 4 to 6 March. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) together with the African Union Commission […]

ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme 2012

September 10, 2013


The Physical Rehabilitation Programme Report for 2012 was released by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in September 2013.  This ICRC annual report describes the worldwide activities of the ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme in 2012, working to help people with disabilities affected by conflict. In 2012 the ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme assisted 96 projects […]

International Guidelines on Rehabilitation—WHO

December 18, 2012


World Health Organization (WHO) begins work on first-ever International Guidelines on Rehabilitation The Guidelines on health-related rehabilitation will provide evidence-informed recommendations and guidance to governments and other relevant actors on how to develop, expand and improve the quality of rehabilitation services, particularly in less resourced settings, in line with the recommendations from the World report […]

ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme: Annual Report 2011

June 19, 2012


In 2011 the ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme (PRP) assisted more than 222,000 people through various services at assisted centers in 27 countries. An average of 10% more people received services in ICRC-assisted centers in 2011 than in the previous year. Services included the production of 19,740 prostheses. Overall, 22% of all assisted amputees were mine […]

ICRC Special Fund for the Disabled: Annual Report 2011

May 11, 2012


ICRC Special Fund for the Disabled (SFD): Annual Report 2011 The SFD provides financial, material, technical or training support to rehabilitation centres. In 2011, the SFD assisted 59 centres in 27 countries with material and financial support and conducted missions for technical support, monitoring and contacts with authorities. It contributed to the physical rehabilitation of […]