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is made up of theInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), theInternational Federation of Red Cross and Red CrescentSocieties (IFRC) and the National Societies.
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i an impartial, netral and independentorganization whoe exclively hmanitarianmiion i to protect the live and dignity of victim of war and internal violence and to providethem with aitance. It direct and coordinatethe international relief activitie condcted bythe Movement in itation of conict. It alo en-deavor to prevent ering by promoting andtrengthening hmanitarian law and niveralhmanitarian principle. Etablihed in 1863, theICRC i at the origin of the International Red Croand Red Crecent Movement.
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work on the baiof the ndamental Principle of the InternationalRed Cro and Red Crecent Movement to inpire,facilitate and promote all hmanitarian activitiecarried ot by it member ational societie toimprove the itation of the mot vlnerablepeople. onded in 1919, the IRC direct andcoordinate international aitance of theMovement to victim of natral and technologicaldiater, to refgee and in health emergencie.It act a the ocial repreentative of it memberocietie in the international eld. It promotecooperation between ational societie andwork to trengthen their capacity to carry oteective diater preparedne, health and ocialprogramme.
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embody the work and principle of the International Red Cro and Red CrecentMovement in more than 186 contrie. ationalsocietie act a axiliarie to the pblic athoritieof their own contrie in the hmanitarian eldand provide a range of ervice inclding diaterrelief, health and ocial programme. ringwartime, ational societie ait the aectedcivilian poplation and pport the army medicalervice where appropriate.
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i gided by even fndamental principle:
humanity, impartiality, nutrality, inpnnc, vluntary srvic, unity
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International Federation ofRed Cross and Red Crescent Societies