It makes no discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions. It endeavors to relieve the suffering of individuals, being guided solely by their needs, and to give priority to the most urgent cases of distress.

Example: In a traffic accident, among the wounded are foreigners and local citizens, missionaries and monks. Based on the Impartiality principle, as a priority, the Red Cross personnel needs to alleviate those who are in most serious condition, without considering the nationality, race and religious beliefs.