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# icrc

This year
# Sudan Conflict
Concern and Goal suspend aid activity in Sudan as NGOs struggle to cope with ongoing violence
“If it continues like this, I don’t know what the consequences will be. It will be terrible.”
With a ceasefire in place, Yemenis are still suffering from the weapons of war
A report by
David MacRedmond
With a fragile truce in place after eight years of civil war, the people of Yemen are still falling victim to the conflict.
Yemeni Landmine Records said 32 people were killed by landmines and other unexploded ordnance in January this year.
The Journal speaks with the head of the ICRC weapons contamination unit.
Last year
# Ukraine
'Hundreds' will die within days if aid does not reach Mariupol, deputy mayor says
The International Committee for the Red Cross told The Journal they are still not able to get food, water and medicine into the city.
All time
# global ban
'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack
An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.
# Scandal
Red Cross says more than 20 staff have left after 'paying for sexual services'
There is concern that a number of incidents have not been reported, or that reported cases may have been mishandled.
# icrc
Over 30 years on from the Falklands War, Britain has allowed Argentina to exhume its dead
The 1982 war killed a total of 649 Argentine soldiers, 255 British soldiers and three islanders.
# Aid
A further €4.7 million in Irish Aid pledged for humanitarian crisis in Syria
The additional Irish Aid funding will go towards to delivering vital assistance – including food, water, sanitation and medical supplies – to more than 700,000 Syrian refugees.
# Japan
One year on: Thousands still on Japanese tsunami missing lists
Thousands of people remain missing following the Japanese tsunami and earthquake in March 2011. A look at the missing lists gives a glimpse into the lives the catastrophic event affected.
# Syria
Watch: Wounded journalist tells of 'indiscriminate massacre' in Syria
Paul Conroy was speaking after being smuggled out of Homs, where he was injured in the attack that killed Marie Colvin.
# Syria
Red Cross denied entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood
Meanwhile, the organisation says it has received the bodies of Western journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik.
# Syria
Red Cross permitted entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood
The ICRC says Syrian authorities have given it the green light to enter Baba Amr tomorrow.
# Syria
Red Cross seeks to broker Syrian ceasefire
The ICRC says it is engaging with government and opposition groups to work out a deal to end fighting in the most affected areas.