International Committee of Red Cross and Interpreters

The International Committee of The Red Cross (ICRC) is an organization that provides humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and at the same time promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law.

If you are strongly motivated by humanitarian work, you might be interested in a career as an Interpreter for the International Committee of the Red Cross. ICRC Interpreters work under intense pressure and in conflict areas around the world.

The ICRC interpreter provides an important role in assisting people deprived of liberty and provides assistance in reconnecting families in war torn regions. Additionally, ICRC interpreters also provide written translation of newspaper articles and correspondences to written English.

The ICRC has over 11,000 staff in 80 countries performing activities on behalf of people affected by war. These activities include:

• Addressing sexual violence
• Building respect for the law
• Cooperating with National Societies
• Economic security
• Enabling people with disabilities
• Forensic science and humanitarian action
• Health Care access
• Health care providers in danger
• Helping detainees
• Humanitarian diplomacy
• Migrants
• Mine action
• Protecting civilians
• Restoring family links
• Water and habitat
• Working with the corporate sector

How can you help?
Donations can help families that have had their lives destroyed by war and conflict. 93% of donations to the International Committee of The Red Cross (ICRC) go directly to fund operations for people that need relieve from the effects of war and conflict.

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