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  1. Protect Health Care: Fast-Tracking of Ambulances (poster)
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    Protect Health Care: Fast-Tracking of Ambulances (poster)

    A child that survived because the ambulance he was being transported in was fast-tracked at a military checkpoint – this is one of the stories told by the new set of five Health Care in Danger post... [Learn more]
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  2. Protect Health Care: Medical Ethics (poster)
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    Protect Health Care: Medical Ethics (poster)

    A woman and a baby that survived because health-care workers provided impartial treatment – this is one of the stories told by the new set of five Health Care in Danger posters. [Learn more]
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  3. Protect Health Care: Spared Hospital (poster)
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    Protect Health Care: Spared Hospital (poster)

    A patient that survived because a hospital was spared by fighters – this is one of the stories told by the new set of five Health Care in Danger posters. [Learn more]
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  4. Protect Health Care: Respect for Red Crescent Volunteers (poster)
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    Protect Health Care: Respect for Red Crescent Volunteers (poster)

    A young man that survived because both police and protesters gave access to Red Crescent volunteers in a riot – this is one of the stories told by the new set of five Health Care in Danger posters. [Learn more]
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  5. Are You Looking for a Family Member? familylinks.icrc.org Can Help You
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    Are You Looking for a Family Member? familylinks.icrc.org Can Help You

    This leaflet highlights the familylinks.icrc.org website, intended for people who have been separated from their family members by armed conflicts, natural disasters or migration. [Learn more]
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  6. Restoring Links between Dispersed Family Members
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    Restoring Links between Dispersed Family Members

    This leaflet provides a concise summary of the problem of families split up by war or disasters and a description of the methods to restore family links, reunite separated families and ascertain th... [Learn more]
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  7. Health Care in Danger: Violent Incidents Affecting the Delivery of Health Care, January 2012 to December 2013
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    Health Care in Danger: Violent Incidents Affecting the Delivery of Health Care, January 2012 to December 2013

    From January 2012 to December 2013, ICRC documented 1,809 incidents of assaults or threats against patients, health-care personnel, ambulances or medical facilities. [Learn more]
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  8. Safer Access Practical Resource Pack (flyer)
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    Safer Access Practical Resource Pack (flyer)

    The Safer Access practical resource pack flyer highlights the purpose, benefit and contents of the pack. [Learn more]
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  9. The Ante-Mortem / Post-Mortem Database: An Information Management Application for Forensic Data
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    The Ante-Mortem / Post-Mortem Database: An Information Management Application for Forensic Data

    This brochure describes the AMPM Database, an electronic tool that facilitates the identification of remains by supporting the archiving, standardization, reporting, searching, and analysis of fore... [Learn more]
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  10. Forensic Science and Humanitarian Action
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    Forensic Science and Humanitarian Action

    The ICRC provides support and training for authorities and forensic practitioners in searching for, recovering, analysing, identifying, and managing the remains of victims of armed conflict, disas... [Learn more]
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  11. Economic Security
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    Economic Security

    The ICRC's work to promote economic security is intended to ensure that households and communities can cover their unavoidable expenditures and maintain or restore sustainable livelihoods. [Learn more]
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  12. Red Cross Red Crescent: Wiping polio off the face of the planet (magazine)
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    Red Cross Red Crescent: Wiping polio off the face of the planet (magazine)

    The world has a unique chance to eradicate polio. With billions of dollars of support and coordinated efforts by governments and international health organizations, it could be the biggest public h... [Learn more]
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  13. Water and Habitat: Public Health Engineering during Armed Conflict, 1983-2013
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    Water and Habitat: Public Health Engineering during Armed Conflict, 1983-2013

    Everyone knows that the ICRC has been in existence for 150 years, but 2013 brings another milestone: the 30th anniversary of the ICRC Water and Habitat Unit. [Learn more]
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  14. Red Cross Red Crescent: A journey into the heart of humanity (magazine)
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    Red Cross Red Crescent: A journey into the heart of humanity (magazine)

    A century and a half after the creation of the ICRC, humanitarianism is alive and well. Our story starts on two tracks: a historical timeline beginning just before the Movement’s founding; and an e... [Learn more]
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  15. First Aid in Armed Conflicts and Other Situations of Violence
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    First Aid in Armed Conflicts and Other Situations of Violence

    A practical manual presenting the specific knowledge, skills and practices that First Aiders should have to act safely and effectively when caring for people caught up in armed conflicts and other ... [Learn more]
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  16. War Surgery: Working with Limited Resources in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence, Volume 2
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    War Surgery: Working with Limited Resources in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence, Volume 2

    This publication describes the ICRC approach to providing appropriate surgical care given the constraints of security, limited supplies, limited technology and limited human resources that are inhe... [Learn more]
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  17. Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Habitat in Prisons: Supplementary Guidance
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    Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Habitat in Prisons: Supplementary Guidance

    A practical handbook covering the architecture, engineering, design and operation of prisons. [Learn more]
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  18. Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Habitat in Prisons
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    Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Habitat in Prisons

    Expertise acquired by ICRC engineers regarding environmental engineering in prisons. [Learn more]
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  19. Dignity in Detention (posters)
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    Dignity in Detention (posters)

    A set of six posters promoting respect for the dignity of people in detention. [Learn more]
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  20. Health Care in Danger: The Responsibilities of Health-Care Personnel Working in Armed Conflicts and Other Emergencies
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    Health Care in Danger: The Responsibilities of Health-Care Personnel Working in Armed Conflicts and Other Emergencies

    A guidance document in simple language for health personnel, setting out their rights and responsibilities in conflict and other situations of violence. [Learn more]
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  21. Red Cross Red Crescent: Humanity Inc. (magazine)
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    Red Cross Red Crescent: Humanity Inc. (magazine)

    As humanitarian needs rise and aid budgets are scarce, what’s a humanitarian organization to do? What are the risks and rewards of using private enterprise to fund humanitarian assistance? [Learn more]
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  22. Technical Review: Borehole Drilling and Rehabilitation under Field Conditions
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    Technical Review: Borehole Drilling and Rehabilitation under Field Conditions

    A practical review of experience in the field of borehole drilling and renovation. [Learn more]
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  23. ICRC Policy Document on Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment Inflicted on Persons Deprived of their Liberty
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    ICRC Policy Document on Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment Inflicted on Persons Deprived of their Liberty

    This set of policy guidelines was adopted by the ICRC's Assembly Council on 9 June 2011. It strongly reflects the ICRC's conviction that torture and other forms of ill-treatment must be absolutely... [Learn more]
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  24. Assistance for People Affected by Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence
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    Assistance for People Affected by Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence

    The ICRC's assistance work -- aims, basis for action, main activities and professions involved. [Learn more]
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  25. Towards Social Inclusion: Physical Rehabilitation Programme
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    Towards Social Inclusion: Physical Rehabilitation Programme

    This brochure promotes the ICRC's physical rehabilitation work, describing the benefits of these services for disabled people. [Learn more]
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  26. Medical Waste Management
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    Medical Waste Management

    The world is generating more waste and hospitals and health centres are no exception. [Learn more]
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  27. War Surgery: Working with Limited Resources in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence, Volume 1
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    War Surgery: Working with Limited Resources in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence, Volume 1

    ICRC surgical programmes for war victims have been developed over many years, based on "appropriate" responses for a given situation. [Learn more]
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  28. Health Care in Danger: A Harsh Reality
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    Health Care in Danger: A Harsh Reality

    This brochure provides a brief overview of the stark reality of violence against health care. [Learn more]
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  29. Technical Review: Practical Guidelines for Test Pumping in Water Wells
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    Technical Review: Practical Guidelines for Test Pumping in Water Wells

    The practical guidelines for test pumping presented in this publication reflect years of hands-on experience in borehole operation in both rural and urban settings, from Africa to the Middle East a... [Learn more]
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  30. Hotline: Assistance for Journalists on Dangerous Assignments
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    Hotline: Assistance for Journalists on Dangerous Assignments

    The ICRC operates a hotline enabling journalists, their families and the media organizations they work for to request assistance if they are wounded, detained or missing. [Learn more]
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  31. Health Care in Danger: Making the Case
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    Health Care in Danger: Making the Case

    This publication draws attention to one of the most crucial yet overlooked humanitarian issues of today: violence against health care. [Learn more]
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  32. Health Care in Danger (posters)
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    Health Care in Danger (posters)

    These posters illustrate the tragic consequences of violence against health care. [Learn more]
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  33. Physiotherapy
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    Physiotherapy

    The "Physiotherapy" leaflet is a concise introduction to the work of the ICRC's physiotherapists. It explains the role these professionals play in physical rehabilitation and hospital projects, tog... [Learn more]
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  34. The Need to Know: Restoring Links between Dispersed Family Members
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    The Need to Know: Restoring Links between Dispersed Family Members

    This publication explains how the Family Links network operates and why its services are so important. [Learn more]
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  35. Newsletter: Family Links Network – October 2010
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    Newsletter: Family Links Network – October 2010

    This newsletter brings news of improvements to the Restoring Family Links network, which helps people who have lost touch with members of their families. [Learn more]
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  36. Restoring Family Links (poster)
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    Restoring Family Links (poster)

    The development of this poster is in line with a series of efforts to highlight the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement's efforts to reconnect separated family members and to promote the new logo d... [Learn more]
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  37. Inter-Agency Guiding Principles on Unaccompanied and Separated Children
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    Inter-Agency Guiding Principles on Unaccompanied and Separated Children

    This set of comprehensive guidelines outlines a framework and set of principles intended to ensure that the rights and needs of separated children are effectively addressed. [Learn more]
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  38. Weapon Contamination
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    Weapon Contamination

    The brochure summarizes the problem of weapon contamination and describes how the ICRC acts to protect civilians from the effects of weapon contamination. Topics include clearance, risk education a... [Learn more]
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  39. ICRC Survey: Our World, Views from the Field – Summary Report
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    ICRC Survey: Our World, Views from the Field – Summary Report

    To raise awareness of the impact of armed conflict or other situations of armed violence on civilians, in 2009 the ICRC launched a vast research programme in eight of the most troubled countries in... [Learn more]
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  40. Water and War: ICRC Response
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    Water and War: ICRC Response

    Water and sanitation in conflict-affected countries where the ICRC works. [Learn more]
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  41. Restoring Family Links Strategy
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    Restoring Family Links Strategy

    A 10-year strategy to improve the services provided by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in meeting the needs of people separated from their families. Includes relevant legal re... [Learn more]
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  42. HIV/AIDS Field Guide: A Planning and Practice Guide to Integrating HIV/AIDS into the ICRC's Health Work
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    HIV/AIDS Field Guide: A Planning and Practice Guide to Integrating HIV/AIDS into the ICRC's Health Work

    This field guide provides guidance and decision making tools to help decide what to do amongst specific populations in a given context. [Learn more]
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  43. Exercises for Lower-Limb Amputees: Gait Training
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    Exercises for Lower-Limb Amputees: Gait Training

    Examples of basic post-prosthetic exercises for use by physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants, orthoprosthetists and others involved in the gait training of lower-limb amputees. [Learn more]
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  44. Nutrition Manual for Humanitarian Action
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    Nutrition Manual for Humanitarian Action

    This manual is an important tool for all humanitarian workers involved in the field of nutrition. [Learn more]
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  45. Missing Persons: A Hidden Tragedy
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    Missing Persons: A Hidden Tragedy

    People have gone missing as long as men have been fighting wars. The plight of people missing in armed conflict and the suffering of their families has been a consistent concern to the ICRC. [Learn more]
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  46. Support for Life: Physical Rehabilitation Programme
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    Support for Life: Physical Rehabilitation Programme

    A brochure and DVD-Rom combination, this product has been created to mark the 25th anniversary of the ICRC's physical rehabilitation programme. [Learn more]
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  47. Business and International Humanitarian Law: An Introduction to the Rights and Obligations of Business Enterprises under International Humanitarian Law
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    Business and International Humanitarian Law: An Introduction to the Rights and Obligations of Business Enterprises under International Humanitarian Law

    The globilization of market economies offers new opportunities for business enterprises and they also give rise to risks. [Learn more]
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  48. Mobile Health Units: Methodological Approach
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    Mobile Health Units: Methodological Approach

    The ICRC has been deploying mobile health units (MHUs) in certain operational contexts. MHUs form part of a strategy involving the provision of occasional ambulatory health services. [Learn more]
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  49. Primary Health-Care Services: Primary Level
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    Primary Health-Care Services: Primary Level

    In health emergencies as in periods of stability, restoring access to primary health-care services is a priority in so far as many problems can be dealt with by means of preventive care and convent... [Learn more]
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  50. Hospitals for War-Wounded: A Practical Guide for Setting Up and Running a Surgical Hospital in an Area of Armed Conflict
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    Hospitals for War-Wounded: A Practical Guide for Setting Up and Running a Surgical Hospital in an Area of Armed Conflict

    This book is based on the ICRC's experience in running independent hospitals and is intended for anyone faced with the task of setting up or running a hospital for war casualties. [Learn more]
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