As the population on the move has increased, there has been a corresponding escalation in humanitarian needs.

Colombian Red Cross Society was admitted to the IFRC in 1922. In 2015, it counted 25,492 active volunteers (. 36,950 in 2009), of which 43% were male and 57% female.

Latest news from Colombian Red Cross Society

The study suggests that deferral due to sojourn in endemic areas is having serious repercussions on blood banks.

29 May 2018

Colombian Red Cross scales up their capacity to respond to the risk of avalanche and flash flooding after a failure in the Ituango hydroelectric project.

25 May 2018

Colombia Red Cross has deployed 800 volunteers, who are working to meet the humanitarian requirements on the border with Venezuela.

23 February 2018

The Colombian Red Cross Guajira branch has worked in more than 110 indigenous communities, contributing to the improvement of the quality of life of families.

8 February 2018

Ovitraps stand out among the tools used to survey mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus, and other diseases such as dengue and chikungunya.

14 November 2017

An integrated approach to Zika prevention is one of the cornerstones of the Community Action on Zika (CAZ) project.

27 September 2017

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  • Presidente: Dra Judith CARVAJAL de ÁLVAREZ
  • I Vicepresidente: Sra Fabiola PINEDA DE VILLEGAS
  • II Vicepresidente: Dr Eduardo ROZO BRICEÑO
  • Vocale: Ing Blanca Hilda HERNÁNDEZ
  • Vocale: Dr Gabriel CAMERO RAMOS
  • Vocale: Ing Félix Guillermo SOLANO PANA
  • Vocale: Dra Beatrix Martha DÁVILA ZÚÑIGA
  • Vocale: Sr José Alberto ARAMÉNDIZ URIBE
  • Vocale: Sr Armando MEDINA VARGAS
  • Directora Ejecutiva: Sra Annabell CARRERA PEÑA
  • Director Nacional de Voluntariado: Lic. Paolo Andrea CORTES TOBAR
  • Director General de Salud: Dr Juvenal Francisco MORENO CARRILLO
  • Director General del Socorro Nacional: Sr César Augusto URUEÑA PULIDO
  • Director General de Doctrina y Protección: Sr Carlos Alberto GIRALDO GALLÓN
  • Director de Cooperación y Desarrollo: Sr Juan Álvaro RUIZ MADRID
  • Director Nacional de Educatión: vacante
  • Directora Administrativa y Financiera (AI): Sra Johanna Andrea ALBARRACÍN MOLINA
  • Director de Comunicación y Mercadeo: Sr Gabriel UMAÑA SUAREZ
  • Coordinadora de Planeación: Sra Julie Andrea RODRIGUEZ SARAY