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ICRC
International Committee of the Red Cross. Over 20,000 staff, 100 countries, 1 mission: to provide aid to people affected by war and conflict.
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5% of Burkina Faso’s population have fled their homes because of violence.
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Yemen has one of the highest COVID-19 fatality rates in the world. Sina Mohammad is making face masks to help protect her community.
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ICRC Sep 25
The climate is already changing. Can we?
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ICRC at the UN in NY 🗽 Sep 25
has affected everything we do, including how we do humanitarian diplomacy at But we press on as we figure out how to make this socially distant diplomacy work because , armed conflicts and other diseases remain threats to the people we serve.
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Helen Durham Sep 25
In 1994, the ICRC released the Guidelines on the Protection of the Environment in Conflict. Almost 30 yrs on, we see climate risks collide w/ environmental degradation and devastating results for communities. Our updated 2020 Guidelines are now available:
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ICRC Sep 25
Why does international humanitarian law protect the natural environment?
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VICE Asia Sep 25
Humour could help start conversations about one of the most challenging problems of our time.
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ICRC Sep 25
You can only rebuild your business by staying open. Yet you hemorrhage money every day you open your doors. A second wave of the COVID-19 is ravaging the West Bank. Countless Palestinian business owners face ruin.
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ICRC Sep 24
Climate-related disasters will push humanity to the limit. 2020: 100 million people need aid. 2030: 150 million people need aid. 2050: 200 million people need aid. We must act.
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ICRC Sep 24
Yemen has one of the world's highest fatality rates for COVID-19. In the last few months, over 1 in 4 people who've tested positive died. What it's like to live with this threat?
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ICRC Sep 24
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6. Understand what you are feeling. It is normal to feel vulnerable and overwhelmed, especially if you have experienced trauma or a psychological problems in the past. ❤️
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ICRC Sep 24
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5. Help others: if you can and don’t need to be on strict isolation, find ways to help these in need. You could get supplies for older adults and connect with people that are alone. Helping others is meaningful, it can make a difference and can make you feel better too.
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ICRC Sep 24
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4. Get the facts about COVID-19. There is a lot of misinformation out there, so check in with trusted websites and your local health authority at regular intervals for verified information. Follow the recommendations set out by your local health authorities.
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ICRC Sep 24
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3. Minimize watching, reading or listening to news that causes you to feel anxious or distressed.
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ICRC Sep 24
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2. Stay connected with your family and friends. Reach out via telephone or social media if you can't see them physically.
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ICRC Sep 24
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1. Take care of the basics: maintain a routine, get enough rest, eat healthy food, exercise regularly.
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ICRC Sep 24
For anyone who needs it. Here are 6 tips from our psychologists to help reduce any stress and anxiety you might be feeling at the moment. 👇
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ICRC Sep 23
How can we make sure people with disabilities are not excluded from society?
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ICRC Sep 23
Why do we talk to all sides of a conflict? Because it saves lives.
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ICRC Sep 23
5% of Burkina Faso’s population have fled their homes because of violence. This is how one town welcomed displaced families.
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