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ICRC
International Committee of the Red Cross

Established in 1863, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The ICRC is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusive humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It directs and coordinates the international relief activities conducted by the Movement in situations of conflict. Among its many activities, the ICRC searches for missing persons, exchanges messages to and from members of separated families, helps establish hospital and security zones in embattled areas, visits prisoners of war and civilian detainees, spreads knowledge and monitors compliance of humanitarian law, organizes international aid programs and provides medical assistance for refugees, displaced people, and other civilian victims of armed conflicts. It also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.
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Youth Organize Stair-Coloring Event in Aley
As part of the activities linked to the international day of peace, the Lebanese Red Cross – Aley branch volunteers organized, in collaboration with the municipality, a stair-coloring event in the area under the slogan, “The colors of Aley unite us"...
Cocktail Reception to Support the Lebanese Red Cross- Falougha Branch
Under the patronage and with the attendance of Lebanese Red Cross (LRC) President Dr. Antoine Zoghbi, the LRC Falougha branch organized a cocktail reception in the Ras al-Metn region...
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