International Committee of the Red Cross

International Committee of the Red Cross
independent humanitarian institution founded to protect and assist victims of international and non-international armed conflict (gave rise to the International Movement of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent), ICRC

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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