Red Cross

Kidnapped Spanish Red Cross worker freed in Afghanistan

A Red Cross aid worker abducted one month ago in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province was freed on Sunday, a Red Cross spokesman told dpa.

Red Cross: Situation in Syria's Aleppo is "worsening by the day"

The humanitarian situation inside rebel-held eastern Aleppo "is worsening by the day" as the Syrian government continues to batter residential areas, a Red Cross official told dpa on Friday.

Red Cross: "Desperate" situation in Yemen's Taiz, bodies on streets

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Tuesday sounded an alarm about civilians trapped by intense fighting in the central Yemeni city of Taiz, a key flashpoint in the country's civil...

Red Cross: 1 million Iraqis could soon be forced to flee

The number of displaced Iraqis could surge by up to 1 million within the coming months as fighting heats up around the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul and other hot spots, the Red Cross warned...

International camp Atlantis organised in Croatia for first time

More than 80 young people from 20 countries have gathered for the Atlantis international youth camp which is being held in Croatia for the first time, organised by the Croatian Red cross.

Largest-ever aid convoy enters rebel-held town in central Syria

The largest aid convoy since the Syrian conflict started more than five years back entered the besieged rebel-held town of al-Rastan on Thursday, the Red Cross said.

"They just want war to end," Red Cross says, urges Syria aid access

Syria is suffering from "enormous destruction" and constant humanitarian access must be provided to areas that have been under siege, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross...

Red Cross chief calls for ending the "horrendous conflict" in Syria

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, calls Friday for a political solution in Syria to end the suffering of millions of people.

Red Cross: No change to aid for refugees in transit centre

After the announcement of significant cuts in budget funds for the transit centre, volunteers were the first to feel the pinch of the new measures.

Croatia sets high standards in refugee treatment - conference

The two-day conference was organised by the Croatian Ministry of the Interior, the UNHCR Office and the Croatian Red Cross (HCK).

Red Cross secretary-general commends Croatian efforts for refugees

He welcomed and commended the efforts in responding to the needs of refugees