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  • Nicaragua: After eight years of uncertainty, family gets in touch again

    “When my daughter told me: ‘Mom, guess what? I received a letter’. ‘Who gave you the letter?’ I asked. ‘The Red Cross brought me the letter. It’s from my father”. I told her: ‘I don’t believe you’ but when I looked at the signature, it was him. It was amazing”.

    29/03/2017 | VIDEO

  • Family separated in Boko Haram attack is reunited

    Ending years of anxiety, one overjoyed mother and father have been reunited with their daughter after losing sight of her during an attack by Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria. The Red Cross is working on many more open cases.

    22/02/2017 | VIDEO

  • Sri Lanka: A son missing, a family in turmoil

    The ICRC is contributing to address the needs of families of missing people in Sri Lanka, and advocating for and providing technical support to the authorities to clarify the fate and whereabouts of these families' missing relatives.

    22/02/2017 | VIDEO

  • An Indian's Heart – of Love and Care

    Trace the Face' service reconnected separated brothers.

    23/01/2017 | VIDEO

  • Pakistan: Reuniting separated children with their families

    In Pakistan, the Pakistan Red Crescent, with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross, restores family contact of separated children, and whenever possible, reunites them.

    03/01/2017 | VIDEO

  • American Red Cross' new RFL Helpline

    Taking our Reconnection facilities to the next level with the introduction of our New Helpline.

    09/12/2016 | VIDEO

  • Uncertainty": Photo exhibition on Ukraine's missing

    No one knows exactly how many people are missing because of the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine. What's for sure is that each and every one is a tragedy.

    24/10/2016 | VIDEO

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: 6,874 dark balloons remind us of missing persons

    Despite bright sunshine, dark clouds cast shadows over the city squares of Sarajevo, Mostar and Banja Luka on 30 August 2016. The clouds were carrying not rain but a question: Where is (s)he? The families of the 6,874 people still missing in Bosnia and Herzegovina have been waking up and going to bed with this question on their minds for more than 20 years.

    03/10/2016 | VIDEO

  • Lebanon: efforts to uncover the fate of the missing

    Since the end of the civil war in 1990, the ICRC has been encouraging the Lebanese authorities at all levels to take concrete measures to clarify the fate of people unaccounted for and to provide answers for their families.

    29/09/2016 | VIDEO

  • Lebanon: The war ended but her war never did

    The Lebanese civil war ended more than 25 years ago. But for many families whose loved ones are still missing, the war is far from over.

    15/09/2016 | VIDEO

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