Last year brought unprecedented challenges for us all. Covid-19 has made clearer than ever the need for strong local humanitarian actors, and it
is in the most challenging settings that Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies play the most vital role. National Societies are independent, but they are not alone. They participate in and draw on the knowledge and resources of the global humanitarian network that is the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and in this way are able to better serve the local communities in which they are deeply rooted.
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