Red Crescent Volunteers retrieve bodies in the streets of Aleppo, Syria.
Health-care workers ensure the proper display of the red cross and red crescent emblems. They seek to make certain that their work is understood and appreciated by communities and all relevant stakeholders
Discussing an evacuation operation with the military commanders in Sirte, Libya.
Health care workers play a fundamental role reminding authorities of their duty to grant the wounded and sick access to medical assistance.
Bangladesh Red Crescent Society volunteers raise awareness about the emblem
Every year, the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society carries out several campaigns to raise awareness about the appropriate use of the red crescent emblem as a protective and as an indicative device. © Bangladesh Red Crescent Society / Zakir Hossain
Peruvian Red Cross Society
A Peruvian Red Cross volunteer comforts a victim of a mudslide caused by El Niño. © International Federation / Christopher Black
ICRC employees in Amman painting a large emblem on a tarpaulin intended to cover trucks bringing aid from Jordan to Iraq.
ICRC employees in Amman painting a large emblem on a tarpaulin intended to cover trucks bringing aid from Jordan to Iraq. © ICRC / Thierry Gassmann / v-p-jo-e-00070
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