… Says Implementation of IHL Will Improve Access To IDPs
Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation, Abuja, said the agency provide support to enable displaced persons return and sustenance of a means of livelihood upon their return to their homes or community.
“The IHL marks a clear distinction between military targets and civilian assets, in order to avoid as much as possible, the hitting of civilian interests and civilians themselves during acts of combat. It also allows wounded and sick victims, and prisoners access to healthcare and services that encourage their survival.”
He also said governments, militaries and all conflict parties’ signatory to the IHL treaties, are required to adhere to it.
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