World Water Day 2017
See how the Red Cross and Red Crescent links safe water and disease prevention across the world.
Maldivian Red Crescent mobilizes country-wide awareness campaign to combat severe influenza outbreak
The Maldivian Red Crescent has been at the forefront of efforts to curb an outbreak of Acute Respiratory Infections, including cases of the H1N1 influenza virus infection, known colloquially as ‘swine flu’, which has claimed three lives in the country in 2017.
Hunger in East and Central Africa
Several countries in East and Central Africa are facing a severe food crisis. The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is responding, building on its access to the most vulnerable and hardest-to-reach communities.
Azerbaijan has in recent years welcomed many migrants. As the country’s largest humanitarian organization, the Red Crescent of Azerbaijan plays an important role in supporting their integration into society.
A recent conference in Geneva, Switzerland on fraud and corruption prevention within the humanitarian sector was intended to reflect on the problems and damage that can be caused when aid fails to reach its intended recipients.
In October 2016, volunteers from Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network in Kenya attended a sexual and gender-based violence regional conference held in Nairobi by the Norwegian Red Cross and IFRC.
This year thousands will attempt to cross the Mediterranean. Not every person who sets out will make it across safely. For every life lost, there is a story untold.
Southern Africa food security
Humanity | Neutrality | Impartiality | Independence | Voluntary Service | Unity | Universality
For over 50 years, the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement has been guided in all its work by seven Fundamental Principles. They affect every aspect of our work.
Find out how your National Society works, the services it offers and how many volunteers it inspires.
Learning | Education | Training (LET) is a learning environment that provides lifelong learning for Red Cross Red Crescent staff and volunteers.
It offers academic online courses that are accredited with leading universities and a fast-growing number of self-directed online courses that are open to all.