ICRC

International Committee
of The Red Cross

150 years of humanitarian action

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1984 | Middle East, Restoring Family Links,

Letter from Lebanon

Terms of use

Conditions of use

General conditions:

1. None of the Archive Room's documents (i.e. audio records, photos, and excerpts of films, archives and books) may be used for commercial, religious or political purposes. They may not be used in parodies, theatre productions, or any other product that might undermine the ICRC’s reputation or infringe human dignity.

2. None of the Archive Room's documents may be modified, rented or sold.

3. The Archive Room's documents may only be used in the context of articles, productions, research and other products connected with the ICRC’s “150 years of humanitarian action” campaign.

4. Except for clearly specified exceptions, all of the Archive Room's documents and the rights to those documents belong solely to the ICRC.

5. None of the Archive Room's documents may be stored or archived in any database without prior authorization from the ICRC.

6. Credits and names of those responsible for producing the documents (photographers, speakers, directors, camera operators, authors, etc.), if known, must appear next to each reproduction. For excerpts from books, complete references must be indicated. Document captions should be reproduced as they appear. If necessary, their wording may be adapted as long as the meaning remains unchanged.

7. By accepting these conditions, the user undertakes to comply with them.

8. The ICRC does not accept responsibility for any misuse of its documents or failure to comply with these conditions of use.

Information on country names:

Country names used in the ICRC Archive Room are based on the countries' official designation at the time the documents were produced.

Information on photos:

ICRC photos may not be supplied to third parties and may not be used on any website in resolution higher than 500 x 333 pixels.
For further information, please contact the ICRC photo library (photolibrary@icrc.org).

Information on films:

Excerpts of ICRC films with serial number VF-CR-H have been preserved thanks to the support of MEMORIAV (the Association for the preservation of the audiovisual heritage of Switzerland).
The excerpts of films and videos were chosen for the footage rather than for the commentary.
For further information, please contact the ICRC film archives (filmarchives@icrc.org).

Information on audio records:

ICRC audio records in the Archive Room may be downloaded in MP3 format. They may also be available, on request, in WAVE format. ICRC audio records have been preserved thanks to the support of the Swiss National Sound Archives and MEMORIAV.
For further information, please contact the ICRC audio archives (audioarchives@icrc.org).

Information on books:

For further information, please contact the ICRC library (library@icrc.org).

Information on public archives:

According to the rules of access, the ICRC’s general archives up to 1965 are open to the public.
For further information, please contact the ICRC public archives (publicarchives@icrc.org).

 

Contact

For further information on :

Audio records, please contact the ICRC audio archives audioarchives@icrc.org

Films, please contact the ICRC film archives (filmarchives@icrc.org).

Photos: please contact the ICRC photo library photolibrary@icrc.org

Library,please contact the ICRC library library@icrc.org.

Public archives, please contact the ICRC public archives publicarchives@icrc.org

How to create an account for downloading documents from the Archives Room?

  1. Click on login, then register
    fill in the registration form (including your e-mail address) and create your personal password, and read and accept the conditions of use.
  2. You will receive a confirmation on your e-mail address, with your username and your password. Click on the URL to confirm your registration.
  3. The system will send you back to an Archives room login page. Please type again your username and your password.

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