Opérations en cours

Ukraine: civil unrest

Ukraine: civil unrest

The Red Cross Red Crescent is extremely concerned about the plight of those affected by this conflict, both those caught up by fighting in eastern Ukraine, and the hundreds of thousands of displaced people spread across the ...

Iraq crisis

On 10 June, the humanitarian situation in Iraq took a dramatic turn when the security situation in the provinces of Nineveh, Salah Al-Din and Diyala deteriorated. This has resulted in a massive displacement of people in the country. Kurdistan has become the safe zone for many of the people fleeing Mosul. Response The Iraqi Red Crescent Society has been at the forefront  providing assistance to peop...

Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa

The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa is unprecedented in terms of the number of cases, deaths and its geographical spread. There have been at least 1,229 deaths and the number of cases keeps increasing in the three countries at the heart of the outbreak – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – and with suspected cases in new countries and a confirmed spread to Nigeria....

Balkans floods: from relief to recovery

Balkans floods: from relief to recovery

More than 3 million people across Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia were affected by the worst flooding in 120 years. Three months of rain fell in three days causing rivers to break their banks, wrecking homes as well as schools, business, and health clinics. Tens of thousands of people had to be evacuated from their homes due to flooding and landslides, many rescued by helicopter or...

Typhoon Haiyan

In the weeks following the arrival of the most powerful typhoon to make landfall, the Philippine Red Cross, the IFRC and many National Societies are active across affected areas providing immediate relief and planning for longer-term initiatives.

DRC refugee crisis

On March 23, 2013, Seleke rebel forces in Central African Republic (CAR) overthrew the government, sending thousands of people fleeing to safety in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). An estimated 40,000 refugees have since settled in DRC, many of them on the banks of the Ubangi river which borders CAR. Some live with host families while others have moved to a camp established ...

Syria crisis

Frequently Asked Questions about the Syria crisis operation. Through the current emergency appeal, the IFRC is seeking CHF 106,323,513 to support SARC to assist up to 5,460,000 beneficiaries (4,750,000 through relief and 710,000 through health) with relief items and health care until the end of 31 December 2014. Norwegian President Sven Mollekleiv has visited Syria to witness the work of...

Civil unrest in North Africa

Civil unrest in North Africa

The IFRC continues to urgently call on the international community to support its second revised emergency appeal of 15.1 million Swiss francs as part of an international humanitarian response to meet the emergency needs of people fleeing the violent unrest in Libya to various parts of North Africa, as well those affected by the on-going unrest in Syria and Yemen. The IFRC stresses the need for...

Tremblement de terre en Haïti

Tremblement de terre en Haïti

L’opération Tremblement de terre en Haïti est l’intervention la plus importante jamais menée dans un seul pays de toute l’histoire de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge (CR/CR). Vingt et une unités d’intervention d’urgence (ERUs) ont été déployées avec des délégués, des bénévoles et des employés de 59 Sociétés nationales du CR/CR pour répondre aux besoins de base de la population affectée par...

La Fédération internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge constitue, avec ses 189 Sociétés nationales membres, le plus vaste réseau humanitaire du monde. En tant que membres du Mouvement international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge, nous sommes guidés dans notre travail par sept Principes fondamentaux: humanité, impartialité, neutralité, indépendance, volontariat, unité et universalité.