Our strength lies in our geographical spread and professionalism in the area of first aid training, emergency preparedness and response and disaster risk reduction.
With over 350,000 well-trained volunteers in all the 36 states branches and the Federal Capital Territory, the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) usually turned out to be the foremost responders to emergencies.
Latest news from Nigerian Red Cross Society
A temporary shelter perched near the riverside in Patani displacement camp in Delta State, Nigeria By Lizzy Okoji Propped on the riverside is Patani – one of the communities hardest hit in Delta State by floods. Almost all its houses are submerged by w …
Nigeria floods emergency appeal
Nearly a quarter of a million households in Nigeria are at risk after heavy rains caused flooding that has inundated more than half the country. The rainfall began in July and has continued into September, causing Nigeria’s two main rivers – the Niger …
Cash-based interventions are transforming the way humanitarian aid is being delivered. We have seen a dramatic increase in the use of cash globally by 40 per cent between 2015 and 2016 (State of the World’s Cash Report, 2018). At least 28 countries in …
I ran out with my brother’s granddaughter. I fell so she left me on the ground. Then I heard a big gunshot pass one of my ears. I laid down right on the street. Photos and written by: Corrie Butler For weeks, Abdalla Erewua, 75, had sat on a mat in fro …
The Nigerian Red Cross Society, with the support of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in coordination with ICRC is not only responding to the ongoing urgent needs of vulnerable communities but also ensuring they become stronger and more resilient in Adamawa and Yobe States.
- National President: Elder (Chief) Bolaji Akpan ANANI
- National Vice-President: Alhaji Zubair M. Umar
- Secretary General: Alhaji Abubakar KENDE
- Head of Finance and Accounts: Mr Godman ANYEBE
- Head Disaster Management: Mr Andronicus ADEYEMO
- Head of Communications and Advocacy: Mr Nwakpa O. NWAKPA
- Head of Resource Mobilization and Property Development: Mrs Christine EMOKHOR
- Head of Training: Mr Audu Goje
- Head of Health and Care: Ibrahim Dr. Juma
- Head of PMER: Ms Epua EWA