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  • Type: FPrivate humanitarian organization
  • Location: Switzerland
  • Address:

    19 Avenue de la paix CH 1202 Geneva

  • Phone: 41227346001
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International Committee of the Red Cross



Organization Summary

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 war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It directs and coordinates the international relief activities conducted by the Movement in situations of conflict. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

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