Follow RT for news on the latest activities of the movement called the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRC). It is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization with millions of staff and members around the world. The Red Cross was established by several social activist or doctors in 1863. Get the news and information about history and background of the Red Cross and its founders. The objective of the Red Cross and its members and volunteers is to “share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world.” The Red Cross is actively operating in currently war-torn countries like Syria or Yemen. Find the news and updates on the latest activities and reports of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement on RT.com.