The Angolan Red Cross established by Decree No. 25/78 of March l6, 1978, was recognized by the International Committee of the Red Cross on October 1, 1986, and affiliated as a Member of the Federation of Red Cross Societies and the Red Crescent. In 2015, it counted 6,027 active volunteers (up from 3,600 in 2012), of which 79% were male and 21% female.
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Today South Africa marks Women’s Day. Much like the women being commemorated for the march to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956, women in southern Africa today may well hold the same flint that lights a “new movement” – climate change. Southern Africa is one of the regions projected to experience the most serious consequences of global warning and the El Niño effect. In 2019, we experienced one of the worst disasters the region has ever seen – Cyclone Idai ravaged communities in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe and continue to rebuild their lives.
Angola Red Cross volunteers responding to their country’s yellow fever outbreak are using a number of skills in their life-saving disease prevention work – medical knowledge, patience, kindness… and languages.
In Angola, where the worst yellow fever outbreak in 30 years has killed 361 people since December 2015, a social mobilization and vaccination campaign led by public health workers and Angola Red Cross volunteers, aims to provide vaccinations and inform …
With one of the largest mass yellow fever vaccination campaigns ever attempted in Africa underway in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo this week.
- President: Mrs Isabel Jose DOS SANTOS
- Vice President: Mr Coutinho NOBRE MIGUEL
- Vice President: Mr Elias PIEDOSO CHIMUCO
- Secretary General: Mr Valter Bombo Guange QUIFICA
- Director National of Accounting and Finance: Mrs Catarina LAURINDA
- Adviosor Programs, Services and Cooperation: Mr Constantino MBINDJI
- National Chief of Administration and Human Resources: Mrs Engrácia ANDRE
- Assistant of the Secretary General: Mrs Lidy Gaspar SIMAO
- Assistant of the International Development: Mrs Belísia Maria João de DE ABREU