Contents tagged with Red Cross

  • Germany allocates €6.5 million to support Red Cross humanitarian mission in Ukraine

    The Federal Government of Germany will give €6.5 million in financial support to the humanitarian activities of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Germany’s embassy to Ukraine told

    In this way Germany’s total financial contribution to the projects and activities of the ICRC in Ukraine in 2016 and 2018 will grow to €14.5 million.

    Germany gives financial support to numerous humanitarian activities within the framework of the project “ICRC – Aid, Protection, Prevention …

  • Separatists agree to allow Red Cross to access POWs in eastern Ukraine

    The so-called DPR (Donetsk People's Republic) and LPR (Luhansk People's Republic) have promised not to obstruct access to prisoners for representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), as reported by Russia's Interfax news agency citing the office of Ombudsman of the DPR.

    "We work closely with international organizations on a range of issues. There have not been, nor are there currently, barriers that would prevent ICRC from accessing prisoners," the agency said.

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