Seen on ICRC.org: An expanding role in Syria, a Q&A on autonomous weapons, a statement on Ebola & much more

From time to time, we like to flag items recently featured on the ICRC's main website, icrc.org. Here are a few updates we thought you might find interesting.

A new Q&A on Autonomous Weapons looks at the implications of technological advances in weaponry and what these advances mean for how decisions about the use of battlefield force will be taken in the future.

The November edition of the ICRC's Law and Policy Platform newsletter is out. View it here and learn about upcoming webinars, new research, and recent publications.

Read what the ICRC's president, Peter Maurer, had to say at the end of a three-day trip to Syria last week, during which he sought a broader role and response for our organization to "staggering needs".

Last week, the ICRC and UNRWA announced they were joining forces to help Palestine refugees - the first agreement of its kind between the two agencies.

Read the ICRC's statement on refugees, returnees, and IDPs to the United Nations. 

Check out our joint call with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, explaining why humanitarian workers responding to the Ebola crisis should not be stigmatized.

Watch how the ICRC has managed to restore health services in the Philippines, one year after Typhoon Haiyan struck the country with devastating force.

Finally, as winter weather and freezing temps begin to arrive, find out what the ICRC is doing to help people in eastern Ukraine prepare for harsher conditions.