New project to map the auxiliary role in law and policy

The auxiliary role is one of the defining characteristics of National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ relationship with the public authorities.  While acting at all times pursuant to the Fundamental Principles, National Societies are expected to have unique...

World Refugee Day 2019

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has a longstanding history of working with people on the move. Our member National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies provide support to people migrating, including refugees and asylum-seekers,...

Red Cross premieres new surge training programme in Bulgaria

The IFRC conducted its first Coordination, Assessment and Planning (CAP) for Red Cross Red Crescent Operations training in Sofia, Bulgaria. The purpose of this training was to prepare Red Cross and Red Crescent people for international deployment and equip them with skills to manage disasters and crises effectively in a team.

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