A girl admires the kerosene lamp alight in her grandmother’s mud home, with whom she and her sister were reunited by ICRC's global family tracing team following the death of their parents during the Rwandan genocide in 1994.
A ceremony in Geneva in tribute to three ICRC delegates killed in Burundi.
Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia. A woman and child in part of the city destroyed by armed conflict.
Mongkolborei hospital in Cambodia. And ICRC doctor examines tuberculosis patients.
Trincomalee district, Uppural, Sri Lanka. A man walks back to their family after having received essential items from the ICRC. The bridge was destroyed during fighting.
Kabul, ICRC orthopaedic centre. A young girl practices walking with her orthoses.
Jalalabad, Afghanistan. The local ICRC office following an attack by unidentified armed men. One staff member, an Afghan guard, was killed and another, an expatriate, was slightly wounded.
Lugansk, Bolshaia Vergunka village, Ukraine. The ICRC distributes construction materials to residents, including Valentina, pictured, to reconstruct their houses. Here, Valentina stands in front of the ruins of her house, where her husband was killed, due to the proximity to the front line.
Taiz, Al Shamasi, Yemen. After the death of a friend and the displacement of others, a girl plays alone inside a destroyed tank.
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