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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

Further Reading

  1. Moorehead, Caroline, Dunant’s Dream: War, Switzerland and the History of the Red Cross. 1998Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry Turner

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