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An Afghan amputee lifts weights at the International Committee of the Red Cross facility for war victims and the disabled in Mazar-i-Sharif. In September, a patient shot and killed a staffer, closing the center for a month and contributing to a decision to scale back operations in the country. Qais Usyan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Residents pass a damaged building as they walk through floodwaters on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, on Monday. Saidu Bah /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The International Committee of Red Cross emblem hangs on the wall of a hospital in Afghanistan's Herat province. Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Stabbing, A Possible Ebola Outbreak, And A 'Time Bomb'

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A picture taken from the top of Mount Zardak, about 25 kilometers east of Mosul, shows smoke billowing in the Iraqi city of Nineveh during an operation against the Islamic State on Monday — part of a broad operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group. Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Calling relatives they hadn't spoken to since 2013: from left to right, Chol Lul Walou, approximately 60, called her daughter and son-in-law; Simon Lam Yiek, 33, called his brother; Nyanchan Maluol Mot, 19, called her sister. Giles Duley/Courtesy of ICRC hide caption

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They Haven't Spoken To Family In Years. Now They Get A 3-Minute Call

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Red Cross Effort To Shut Down Inquiry Fails; Report Calls For Outside Oversight

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