International Red Cross

Open Letter to America: 10 Things I've Learned as an Ex-Pat

Alex Ratcliffe | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK
Alex Ratcliffe

On a recent trip across America, I naturally felt like a stranger in a strange land. Things have moved on and changed a lot during the years of my travels. But some things never change, and I found myself in hundreds of casual conversations across the continent, engaging in the same sort of message repeatedly, a message about things I never knew when I grew up there...

Jumping Syria's Aid Queue: Solving Syria's Aid Conundrum

Tam Hussein | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK
Tam Hussein

The problem of aid delivery in Syria has become so grave that the UN is pressing the Syrian government to allow more aid to pass through Turkey to reach what it estimates to be 3.5 million people who have been isolated and cut off from any form of humanitarian relief.

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: The Neighbour Carrying a Huge Burden

Penny Sims | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK
Penny Sims

Yesterday the number of Syrian refugees registered by the UN in Lebanon passed one million. Most Lebanese people will tell you the real number is much higher.

Chris York

150 Years Of The Red Cross: In Pictures

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris York | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) celebrates its 150th anniversary on Sunday, a century and a half of providing humanitarian assista...

Syrian Minister Defects: I Can No Longer Serve A Criminal Regime

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has suffered his most high-profile defection, with deputy oil minister Abdo Hussameddin quitting his post. In an a...

British Aid Worker Kidnapped In Pakistan

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

A British aid worker in Pakistan has not been seen since he was attacked at gunpoint and forced into a car, the International Committee of the Red Cro...