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  1. International Expert Meeting Report: The Principle of Proportionality

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    International Expert Meeting Report: The Principle of Proportionality

    This report provides an account of the debates that took place during a meeting of international experts co-organized by the ICRC and Université Laval (Quebec) in June 2016 in Quebec.

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    Fr.20.00
  2. Displaced in Cities : Experiencing and Responding to Urban Internal Displacement Outside Camps

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    Displaced in Cities : Experiencing and Responding to Urban Internal Displacement Outside Camps

    Internal displacement is an increasingly urban phenomenon. This is partly because in a quickly urbanizing world, when cities become sites of armed conflict and other violence, greater numbers ar... [Learn more]

    Fr.30.00
  3. Anaesthesia Handbook

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    Anaesthesia Handbook

    The aim of this handbook is to provide guidance for trained anaesthetists working for the ICRC and to offer advice in areas where practice will differ from that in their home country. 

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    Fr.50.00
  4. Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

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    Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

    War and violence destroy communities and countries all over the world, and have a devastating impact on the mental health of millions of people. 

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    Fr.21.00
  5. Dignity and Safety in Restrictive Detention Regimes

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    Dignity and Safety in Restrictive Detention Regimes

    Detention is already a severe restriction of a person’s freedom. But some detainees are subject to even greater restrictions during their time in custody.

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    Free
  6. A Matter of Life and Death: Tackling Violence against Health Care in Pakistan, Peru and El Salvador

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    A Matter of Life and Death: Tackling Violence against Health Care in Pakistan, Peru and El Salvador

    This publication compiles case studies of initiatives taken to safeguard the delivery of health care in Pakistan, Peru and El Salvador.

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    Fr.5.00
  7. Towards Humane Prisons

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    Towards Humane Prisons

    The design of any building profoundly affects how we feel and act within it. This publication provides guiding principles on prison planning and design.

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    Fr.17.00
  8. Ageing and Detention

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    Ageing and Detention

    Although all older people have the same basic needs, failure to meet these needs – and the additional needs that arise in detention – can have particularly severe consequences, and t... [Learn more]

    Free
  9. Professional Standards for Protection Work (2018 abridged edition)

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    Professional Standards for Protection Work (2018 abridged edition)

    This abridged version of Professional Standards for Protection Work (third edition), published alongside the full version, is aimed at humanitarian and human rights actors engaged in protection ... [Learn more]

    Fr.13.00
  10. Professional Standards for Protection Work

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    Professional Standards for Protection Work

    Professional Standards for Protection Work (third edition) constitutes a set of minimum but essential standards aimed at ensuring that protection work carried out by human rights and humanitaria... [Learn more]

    Fr.18.00
  11. Safer Access in my Daily Work

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    Safer Access in my Daily Work

    The Safer Access brochure is intended for National Society staff and volunteers. It contains practical information, set out in a concise and visual form, on what contribution every individual ca... [Learn more]

    Free
  12. Security Survey for Health Facilities

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    Security Survey for Health Facilities

    Strengthening the security and preparedness of health-care facilities to withstand violence and attacks is key to ensuring people continue to have access to health care in conflict, or other eme... [Learn more]

    Fr.10.00
  13. Missing Migrants and their Families - The ICRC's Recommendations to Policy-Makers

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    Missing Migrants and their Families - The ICRC's Recommendations to Policy-Makers

    This policy paper outlines key recommendations for policy-makers on ways to prevent migrants from going missing and, when they do, how to respond to the problem.

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    Fr.11.00
  14. ICRC Rules on Personal Data Protection
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    ICRC Rules on Personal Data Protection

    Safeguarding the personal data of individuals, particularly in testing conditions, such as armed conflicts and other humanitarian emergencies, is an essential aspect of protecting people’s lives, t... [Learn more]
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  15. Handbook on Data Protection in Humanitarian Action

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    Handbook on Data Protection in Humanitarian Action

    This Handbook was published as part of the Brussels Privacy Hub and ICRC’s Data Protection in Humanitarian Action project. It is aimed at the staff of humanitarian organizations involved i... [Learn more]

    Fr.14.00
  16. Violence and the Use of Force

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    Violence and the Use of Force

    This booklet provides a summary of three different legal situations: armed conflict, situations other than armed conflict, and peace support operations. [Learn more]
    Fr.3.00
  17. Tackling Weapon Contamination

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    Tackling Weapon Contamination

    Even after a conflict ends, landmines and other explosive remnants of war continue to kill and maim, block access to essential services and hinder reconciliation processes. This deadly problem has ... [Learn more]
    Free
  18. Time to Act: Stopping Violence, Safeguarding Health Care

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    Time to Act: Stopping Violence, Safeguarding Health Care

    What can we do to prevent attacks against patients, health workers, hospitals and ambulances?

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    Free
  19. Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

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    Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

    One of the most significant consequences of armed conflict and other situations of violence is their impact on the mental health and psychosocial well-being of the people affected. [Learn more]
    Free
  20. Sexual Violence in Detention

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    Sexual Violence in Detention

    In this document, the ICRC examines sexual violence specifically in relation to people deprived of their liberty.

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    Free
  21. Children and Detention

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    Children and Detention

    Detention for adults can be stressful and dangerous. For children, it can be even worse. This booklet explains the hardships that children face when they or their relatives are held in detention. [Learn more]
    Free
  22. Translating the Kampala Convention into Practice

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    Translating the Kampala Convention into Practice

    Millions of people have been displaced within their own countries by armed conflict or violence. Addressing their needs and providing durable solutions to their plight is the primary responsibil... [Learn more]

    Fr.99.00
  23. Water and Habitat

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    Water and Habitat

    This leaflet provides an overview of our work to restore essential services and ensure decent living conditions for communities affected by armed conflict.

    We improve public infrastructu... [Learn more]

    Free
  24. Ensuring Respect for the Life and Dignity of Persons Deprived of their Liberty

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    Ensuring Respect for the Life and Dignity of Persons Deprived of their Liberty

    This leaflet briefly describes the most important aspects of the work done by the ICRC to assist and protect persons deprived of their freedom during situations of violence, including armed conflic... [Learn more]
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  25. Urban Violence and the ICRC's Humanitarian Response

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    Urban Violence and the ICRC's Humanitarian Response

    The destructive force of urban violence on people’s lives and livelihoods – and the suffering it causes – is a major concern of the ICRC in many countries in which it works aro... [Learn more]

    Free
  26. Protecting People Deprived of their Liberty

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    Protecting People Deprived of their Liberty

    A comprehensive overview of the specific ICRC techniques and procedures used to assess living conditions and treatment of prisoners in places of detention. [Learn more]
    Free
  27. Protracted Conflict and Humanitarian Action: Some Recent ICRC Experiences

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    Protracted Conflict and Humanitarian Action: Some Recent ICRC Experiences

    Protracted conflicts are a major cause of human suffering and can lead to long-term displacement, migration and development reversals. 

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    Fr.25.00
  28. Protecting Health Care: Key Recommendations

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    Protecting Health Care: Key Recommendations

    This guide provides recommendations for devising policies and strategies and for developing and implementing practical measures to prevent violence against patients, health-care workers and facilit... [Learn more]
    Fr.11.00
  29. To Serve and to Protect: Guide for Police Conduct and Behaviour (includes section on first aid)

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    To Serve and to Protect: Guide for Police Conduct and Behaviour (includes section on first aid)

    This pocket-sized booklet adopts a simple pictorial format and aims to raise awareness as to the duties, responsibilities and powers of police and security officials in their daily law-enforceme... [Learn more]

    Free
  30. Activities for Migrants

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    Activities for Migrants

    This booklet focuses on the activities that the ICRC carries out on behalf of vulnerable migrants and their families around the world. [Learn more]
    Free
  31. Health Activities

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    Health Activities

    An overview of the ICRC’s health programmes on the ground and the principles underpinning them. [Learn more]
    Free
  32. Urban Services during Protracted Armed Conflict

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    Urban Services during Protracted Armed Conflict

    Based on more than 30 years of ICRC experience in protracted armed conflict in urban settings, this report underlines the challenges and proposes new avenues to better respond to the needs of urban... [Learn more]
    Fr.4.50
  33. Health Care in Danger: Meeting the Challenges

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    Health Care in Danger: Meeting the Challenges

    "Health Care in Danger: Meeting the Challenges" is a collection of stories from the field. They describe how violence can disrupt the delivery of health care. [Learn more]
    Fr.4.50
  34. Ensuring the Preparedness and Security of Health-Care Facilities in Armed Conflict and Other Emergencies

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    Ensuring the Preparedness and Security of Health-Care Facilities in Armed Conflict and Other Emergencies

    This publication is intended as a practical manual for governments, hospital managers and others concerned. [Learn more]
    Fr.34.00
  35. Safeguarding the Provision of Health Care: Operational Practices and Relevant International Humanitarian Law concerning Armed Groups

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    Safeguarding the Provision of Health Care: Operational Practices and Relevant International Humanitarian Law concerning Armed Groups

    Health-care personnel have to be respected and protected by all parties to a conflict and be able to perform their humanitarian duty without fearing for their safety. [Learn more]
    Fr.34.00
  36. Living with Absence: Helping the Families of the Missing

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    Living with Absence: Helping the Families of the Missing

    Many people go missing as a result of conflict, natural and man-made disasters, other humanitarian crises, and migration. As if their pain was not enough, family members of the missing are often pl... [Learn more]
    Fr.1.00
  37. Promoting Military Operational Practice That Ensures Safe Access to and Delivery of Health Care

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    Promoting Military Operational Practice That Ensures Safe Access to and Delivery of Health Care

    This report is the result of a broad consultation process with military personnel around the world. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  38. The Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

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    The Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

    This eight-page in-brief pamphlet explains how the principles unite the components of the Movement and enable them to provide effective, unbiased assistance to people in need. [Learn more]
    Free
  39. 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]
    Free
  40. Forensic Identification of Human Remains

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    Forensic Identification of Human Remains

    This brochure outlines the forensic process of identifying human remains, with an emphasis on the scientific matching of data. [Learn more]
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  41. Ambulance and Pre-Hospital Services in Risk Situations

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    Ambulance and Pre-Hospital Services in Risk Situations

    This report sets out ways to make pre-hospital care and ambulance services operating in areas of armed violence safer. This report summarizes field experience in over 20 countries. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  42. 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]
    Free
  43. 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]
    Fr.7.00
  44. 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]
    Fr.32.00
  45. Enhancing Protection for Civilians in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence

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    Enhancing Protection for Civilians in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence

    This brochure explains how the ICRC works to protect civilians in armed conflict and other situations of violence. [Learn more]
    Fr.35.00
  46. 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]
    Fr.11.00
  47. 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]
    Free
  48. 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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  49. 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]
    Fr.15.00
  50. 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]
    Fr.2.00