Casualty recording news & views

The items posted here illustrate why transparent, humanising casualty recording is crucial. Although news reports of casualties are a staple of journalism, less frequently explored are the complexities of the recording process, the immediate and long-term benefits of doing it properly and the many harms involved in failing to do so. This collection examines those issues.

Standards for Casualty Recording published at launch event at the ICRC in Geneva 

First published 24th Nov 2016

The Standards for Casualty Recording were published November 23rd, 2016, following their international launch at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva. more...

Standards for Casualty Recording to be launched in Geneva and London

First published 14th Nov 2016

After three years of collaborative work involving members of the Casualty Recorders Network and other relevant actors, Every Casualty is pleased to announce the publication of the Standards for Casualty Recording, whose international launch will be hosted by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva on November 23rd 2016, and whose first launch with a national focus will be at King's College, London on December 8th.  more...

Updated Commentaries of Geneva Conventions detail how to record casualties of conflict; Every Casualty hosts side-event at the 32nd Red Cross Quadrennial

First published 31st Mar 2016

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Casualty Recording to be promoted at the 32d Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

First published 11th Nov 2015

The issue of casualty recording will be featured for the first time by the Red Cross movement at their upcoming quadrennial conference in Geneva (8-10 December 2015). more...

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Commemorating World Humanitarian Day

First published 19th Aug 2014

Every Casualty commemorates World Humanitarian Day  more...

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Three Casualty Recording Organisations Work with UN in Gaza to Provide Detailed Casualty Data

First published 6th Aug 2014

Three casualty-recording organisations are providing preliminary figures and identifying information to the news media, the United Nations, and the humanitarian community at large on the current on-going conflict in Gaza. more...

Ban-ki Moon report gives new boost to Casualty Recording 

First published 9th Dec 2013

UN Secretary General Ban-ki Moon highlights the need for increased casualty recording in most recent report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict. more...

Every Casualty contributes to the Reclaiming the Protection of Civilians initiative, Oslo 2013

First published 13th Jun 2013

Casualty recording is recognised as a key factor in improving the protection of civilians during major international conference in Oslo in May 2013. more...

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