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 The International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC has commenced training for journalists to enhance their skills in humanitarian reporting Mr Robin Waudo the Communication Officer at ICRC stated this at a two day workshop for media professionals on Wednesday in Kano He said that the workshop was aimed at improving the reportorial skills of journalists in reporting humanitarian issues in the region Waudo said that ICRC has been active in bringing relief to victims of war and natural disasters across the world through its policy of impartiality neutrality and independence He said that the organisation had assisted people after arm conflict and also linked many missed persons with their families We do not take side in our activities and do not discriminate due to the principles of the organisation On health issues we are working in 17 clinics in different parts of the country We do medical support and train healthcare providers he said Waudo said that more than 25 000 missing persons mostly children have been reported to ICRC He said that the organization s mandate was to protect the dignity of victims of armed conflicts as well as other situations of violence Mr Musa Yahaya the Communication Field Officer ICRC Jos office said that the organisation is an independent entity NewsSourceCredit NAN
ICRC trains journalists on humanitarian reporting

1 The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has commenced training for journalists to enhance their skills in humanitarian reporting.

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2 Mr Robin Waudo, the  Communication Officer at ICRC, stated this at a  two-day workshop for media professionals on Wednesday in Kano.
He said that the workshop was aimed at improving the reportorial skills of journalists, in reporting humanitarian issues in the region.

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3 Waudo said that ICRC has been active in bringing relief to victims of war and natural disasters across the world, through its policy of impartiality, neutrality and independence.

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4 He said that the organisation had assisted people after arm conflict and also linked many missed persons with their families.

5 ” We do not take side in our activities and do not discriminate due to the principles of the organisation.

6 ”On health issues, we are working in 17 clinics in different parts of the country.

7 We do medical support and train healthcare providers,” he said.

8 Waudo said that more than 25,000 missing persons, mostly children have been reported to ICRC.

9 He said that the organization`s mandate was to protect the dignity of victims of armed conflicts as well as other situations of violence.

10 Mr Musa Yahaya, the Communication Field Officer, ICRC Jos office, said that the organisation is an independent entity.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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