International Committee of the Red Cross: On the ground in over 80 countries, providing humanitarian aid to victims of conflict and violence.
• They want to play. • They want to go to school. • They want their family to be safe. A child in Yemen is the same as a child anywhere else in the world. But a childhood in Yemen is not the same as a childhood anywhere else in the world.
Yemen's children deserve a future. Yemen's children deserve an education. Yemen's children deserve a childhood.
When Christina fled her home in Burundi, she experienced kindness from others. She now volunteers to help reunite people separated by conflict. On #WorldKindnessDay we're celebrating the millions of volunteers around the world like Christina! 💛
Schools. Hospitals. Temples. Water supply. Museums. Family homes. Markets. Ambulances. Churches. Heritage sites. Mosques. Power grids. Must be protected. Always.
Why do we need International Humanitarian Law? - To protect civilians - To limit suffering - To keep us human But is it being respected?
A food grinder and a sheep 🌽🐑 That's what Falmata purchased with our help. It changed her family’s life.
If #Yemen was 100 people: -80 need aid to survive. -60 have barely anything to eat. -58 have no access to clean water. -52 have no access to health care. -11 are severely malnourished. But Yemen is not 100 people. It’s 27 million people.
Over 7 months ago, our colleagues Hauwa and Alice were abducted in northern Nigeria. We have been told in 24 hours they will be executed. We issue an urgent plea for their lives. To their abductors: Please show mercy. Let them go home to their families.
Do the Geneva Conventions apply in Westeros? For the #GameOfThronesFinale the @RedCrossAU analysed every violation of international humanitarian law. Over 70 #GameOfThrones episodes, over 100 war crimes. Let’s go.