What You Need to Know about Humanitarian Airdrops

What You Need to Know about Humanitarian Airdrops

Humanitarian airdrops are one of the many ways aid can be delivered to those in need. But for many reasons, it is not ideal and is not a long term solution. Discover how the ICRC decides whether or not a humanitarian airdrop is appropriate in a certain context and why unimpeded ground access in Syria is crucial to effectively deliver aid to those most in need.

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ICRC President on Syria: "Time to End This Horrendous War"

ICRC President on Syria: "Time to End This Horrendous War"

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, has urged the parties to the Syrian conflict to allow aid deliveries to all people in need and to continue to work towards a political solution to end the suffering of millions of people. He said there needed to be a concerted effort by all those 'with influence' to bring to an end the devastating war which is entering its sixth year.

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