Who's who

International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC

International Organisations, Programmes, Funds, Institutes and other
Humanitarian Law and Action, Human Rights, Migration
Avenue de la Paix 19
1202 Geneva
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 22 734 60 01

"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.The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles."

 

 

Direction

Peter Maurer, Président

Robert Mardini, Directeur général

Annual reports
2019 Key figures

1 M

The ICRC has visited nearly one million detainees worldwide to check on their conditions of detention

 

5 M

Nearly 5 million people received food aid from the ICRC; 60% of them were displaced persons

 

35 M

The ICRC has provided nearly 35 million people with access to clean water and shelter

Source: ICRC