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HIV/AIDS: Are we losing focus?
Global attention and commitment to HIV/AIDs treatment is ebbing just as National Societies are ready to scale up delivery of home-based care and increase access to hard-to-reach populations.

 

Editorial

Health
First aid for all
To increase access to first aid, many National Societies are emphasizing simple, life-saving skills over technical training and textbooks.

Focus
Forgotten wars Forgotten people Without a strong central government, and surrounded by other countries in conflict, people in the Central African Republic are struggling for basic survival. ICRC’s Marko Kokic reports with images on Africa’s forgotten war zone.

Global warming
When the king
tide comes

The saltwater people of Malaita, who build their homes on islands hand-built from coral and stones, are being pushed from their lives on the sea.

Movement history
The dreamer and the builder
It's been 100 years since two key founders of the Movement — Henry Dunant and Gustave Moynier — passed away. Historian Caroline Moorehead reports on the rivalry between the two men as well as their essential but very different contributions.

Interview
A thin red line
New ICRC Director General Yves Daccord takes the lead during challenging times for humanitarianism.

Migration
Beyond borders
As destination states get tougher on migrants, those fleeing war, famine or poverty are taking more extreme risks. What is the Movement doing to protect these growing and extremely vulnerable populations?

In Brief
A summary of Red Cross and Red Crescent activities around the world.

Resources
The 2010 World Disasters Report on urbanization; recognizing the Florence Nightingales of today; humanitarian and customary law resources from the ICRC; and more.

Back cover
"The founding of the Red Cross"
Alexandre Cingria, 1930.

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