ICRC Shines Light on Overlooked Conflicts Across the Globe


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(Australian Institute of International Affairs) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) emphasizes the prevalence of overlooked conflicts globally, with over 100 armed conflicts involving 60 states and 100 non-state armed groups. Amid evolving and emerging conflicts, delineating their presence becomes challenging, hindering public attention.

The ICRC's "Forgotten Conflicts" series aims to shed light on less-publicized humanitarian crises, covering tribal violence in Papua New Guinea, the Myanmar refugee crisis, Nigeria, and Somalia. The ICRC reports on ongoing crises, such as in the Sahel, North Kivu (Democratic Republic of Congo), Ethiopia, Yemen, Syria, Armenia-Azerbaijan, Colombia, Haiti, and the Philippines. Despite varying media attention, the ICRC asserts its commitment to addressing humanitarian needs in all conflicts.

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Published: Saturday, February 24, 2024

Last Updated: Friday, February 23, 2024

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