Central Tracing Agency

Central Tracing Agency (CTA)[1] is a permanent service within the ICRC. The CTA undertakes Restoring Family Links (RFL) activities during armed conflict and other situations of violence, disasters and other circumstances that necessitate a humanitarian response. The CTA has the lead role within the Movement in all matters related to RFL; it coordinates operations and acts as technical advisor to National Societies.

See also: RFL