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Lost in migration

One hundred years after the establishment of the Central Tracing Agency and the International Prisoners-of-War Agency — both founded to better trace and protect people imprisoned or displaced due to the First World War — the complex issue of migration offers new challenges for the Movement’s Restoring Family Links and detention services.

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A simple message in a brave new world


Conflict
Lessons of war

Challenged by three years of civil war, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent has given the world a case study in the value of neutral, independent and impartial volunteer action.

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Interview with Abdul Rahman Attar


The Future of Humanitarian assistance
Humanitarian action 2064
When a cyber attack cuts off control from a troop of robotic soldiers, a Red Cross volunteer is left at the mercy of an autonomous weapon. Part II of our imaginative look into humanitarian action in the year 2064.


Unexploded remnants of war
Waiting to strike
A new exhibition of photographs that captures the anguish and resilience of survivors, as well as the commitment of those trying to reduce the suffering.

 



Voluntary service
We need to talk about volunteering

A new study finds that our volunteer network is not consistently strong in many parts of the world. The study’s authors says it’s time for a serious and frank conversation about volunteering.


Health
Quiet killer

Once nearly eliminated, dengue fever has made a dramatic and deadly comeback. Episodic, isolated eradication campaigns are not enough to contain this preventable, mosquito-borne disease.

 


Interview
Speaking up for humanity

After his first two years on the job, ICRC President Peter Maurer reflects on his role as humanitarian ambassador and on the future of humanitarian action.

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More from Peter Maurer

 


Interview
The end of aid as we know it

IFRC’s outgoing secretary general says the future will bring radical changes in the way humanitarian assistance is conceived and delivered.

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More from Bekele Geleta

 


Profiles
My Red Cross Red Crescent story
People from across the Movement share their personal Red Cross and Red Crescent stories.

 


In Brief
A summary of Red Cross and Red Crescent activities around the world including: Egypt, Colombia, Indonesia, Syria, Ecuador, Guinea and our latest Humanitarian index, providing statistics on the world of the Irish Red Cross in prisons.




Editorial
A new chapter in Movement’s family links story
Malcolm Lucard
Editor, Red Cross Red Crescent magazine


Resources
A new pamphlet on the Fundamental Principles and a downloadable and visually striking new app from the Finnish Red Cross are among the Movement’s new offerings.


Back cover
The International Prisoners-of-War Agency was established by the ICRC 100 years ago this August, its objective was to trace people who had been separated from loved ones during the First World War.

 


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