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Int Committee of the Red Cross

On the ground in over 80 countries, providing humanitarian aid to victims of war and conflict.

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For most kids, #school started months ago. Seven-year-old Bhoutaina from rural Damascus is stepping into a classroom for the first time in her life. . War destroyed her home but today, her mother told us she's just happy to finally be able to go school. . . . ๐Ÿ“ธ: @aliyousef86 / ICRC #icrc #redcross #redcrescent #syria #damascus #humanitarian #aid #children

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This is a true story. . Emmanuel Jal started his life as a child soldier in the war-torn region of Southern Sudan in the early 1980s. He was eventually rescued by British aid worker Emma McCune, and smuggled to Kenya where he was finally able to attend school. . Emmanuel overcame a huge number of struggles to become a successful and acclaimed recording artist and peace ambassador. . He tells his story in our #instastory โ˜๐Ÿฝ . . . โœ๐Ÿปanimation by Nicola Fell/ICRC #ICRC #redcross #redcrescent #worldchildrensday #southsudan #child @_emmanuel_jal_ @emmanueljal

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The lengths a parent will go to keep their child healthy in Yemen. . This father heard that our mobile health team was in the area. He carried his newborn son in his arms, crossing a river on the way, to ensure his baby was vaccinated. . In Yemen, options are limited with a collapsed health care system. Our teams are working hard to assist those who are most in need. . See our Instagram story for the latest from Yemen.โ˜๐Ÿผ . . . ๐Ÿ“ธ: Rose Caroline Ochieng/ICRC #ICRC #redcross #redcrescent #baby #father #yemen

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#tbt ๐ŸŽž: Can you tell us where we were in 1967? . Leave your guess in the comments below๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ! . . . ๐Ÿ“ธ: Jean Mohr/ ICRC #icrc #redcross #humanitarian #aid #throwbackthursday #archive #blackandwhite #tbt

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Thereโ€™s nothing better than a moment like this! Stella and Paska were reunited with their family in Uganda after being separated in South Sudan.โค๏ธ . Now head over to our #instastory to see another special moment happen! ๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿผ . . . ๐Ÿ“ธ: Siraj Muyingo/ICRC #icrc #redcross #humanitarian #aid #uganda #family #together

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Gaza (right) and southern Israel (left) have spent a sleepless night amid explosions and sirens. The air strikes and rockets represent the biggest escalation since the 2014 war. . Streets are deserted and schools are closed. . We stand ready to respond to the most urgent needs. . ๐Ÿ“ธ: @epaphotos (left) Atef Safadi, (right) Mohammed Saber #ICRC #redcross #redcrescent #gaza #israel

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#Yemen Support our work there. Link in profile.

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๐Ÿฅ+๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ= healthy ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ It should be this simple. . But in South Sudan, itโ€™s more challenging than that. Clinics are often forced to close because of fighting while others have been completely destroyed. . Health facilities and personnel must be respected. In South Sudan and everywhere. . . . ๐Ÿ“ธ: Marco Di Lauro/ @gettyimages #icrc #redcross #humanitarian #aid #child #hospital #nurse #notatarget #southsudan #gettyimages

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โ€œI wonโ€™t be able to stop until I find his remains and can bury him.โ€ Adelina in โ€œLa Hoyadaโ€ a memorial sanctuary for families who are searching for missing loved ones. . Thousands of people died during Peruโ€™s 1980-2000 armed conflict. Today almost 20,000 families are still looking for a missing relative. . ๐Ÿ“ธ @laia_abril โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€” #redcross #redcrescent #icrc #photographer #peru #blackandwhitephoto #laiaabril #missings

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Since the beginning of October, over 300,000 Congolese citizens have been expelled from Angola. . Today, 50,000 people are trapped in the border town of Kamako with no resources. . Many have had to abandon everything they owned but some have a few possessions with them, carrying their mattresses on their heads or their furniture on the baggage rack of a bicycle. . ๐Ÿ“ธ Jonathan Busasi / ICRC . #icrc #redcross #redcrescent #drcongo #angola #africa

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When we get stuck, we team up! Why is #teamwork important to you? . For us, it means not letting obstacles prevent us from delivering aid to thousands of people. Here, and in other 80 countries. ๐Ÿšš๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐ŸŒ . . . ๐Ÿ“ธ: Olivier Matthys/ ICRC #icrc #redcross #redcrescent #humanitarian #aid #truck #philippines #foodaid

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No matter how uncertain the journey, a better life is all they hope for. . 500,000 people cross into Mexico from neighbouring countries in Central America every year. Here in Puebla, Ciudad Serdรกn, the Mexican Red Cross provides medical assistance to a migrant who suffered an accident by trying to catch a moving train. . . . ๐Ÿ“ธ: @brendaislas / ICRC #icrc #cruzroja #redcross #humanitarian #aid #migration #mexico #cruzroja #cruzrojamexicana

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