Red Cross and Red Crescent draw up action planBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7221.1324e (Published 20 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1324
- Tessa Richards
The Red Cross and Red Crescent societies have made a commitment to a detailed action plan for 2000-3 to improve the care and protection of victims of armed conflict and of the world's most vulnerable people.
At their 27th international conference last month the two societies set key areas for action, including better protection of victims of conflict through greater respect of international humanitarian law and measures to improve the effectiveness of disaster relief. The plan underlines the need to be much better prepared for disasters and …