The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society is the leading national humanitarian organization in Bangladesh that can mobilize the power of humanity to prevent and reduce human suffering. Bangladesh Red Crescent Society was admitted to the IFRC in 1973.

The crisis at Cox's Bazar

Since 25 August 2017, more than 609,000 people have crossed the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, fleeing violence in northern areas of Myanmar’s Rakhine State.

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By Farid Alam, 21-year-old resident of Kutupalong camp, whose parents fled Rakhine, Myanmar nearly 30 years ago. Farid is a Bangladesh Red Crescent volunteer working alongside international Red Cross operations.   When I was born in Kutupalong camp, Ba …

1 October 2020

I’m an emergency doctor with years of experience yet dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak in the Bangladesh camps is by far the biggest challenge I have ever faced. I live and work in the heart of the biggest camp for displaced people in the world. Where m …

30 September 2020

Credit: Bangladesh Red Crescent Society It’s been two months since Cyclone Amphan slammed into the coastal areas of north eastern India and south Bangladesh, and Red Cross Red Crescent teams continue to support thousands of people affected. The stronge …

20 July 2020

As super cyclone Amphan heads towards the West Bengal-Bangladesh areas, Bangladesh Red Crescent has triggered the release of forecast-based funds from International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to reduce the storm’s impact …

20 May 2020
Bangladesh, Noakhali,04 May 2019. Bangladesh Red Crescent volunteers quickly on the ground to assist affected people after Cyclone Fani moved through Bangladesh. Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha state in India on 3 May 2019 and Moved through Bangladesh on 4 May 2019 damaging houses and croplands

When a National Red Cross or Red Crescent Society receives a forecast of an imminent extreme weather event, one of their most urgent tasks is to decide what action to take in anticipation of a possible disaster. In the case of the Bangladesh Red Cresce …

5 June 2019

In August 2017, heavy monsoon rains caused wide-spread flooding in India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh. Almost two-thirds of Bangladesh was flooded, affecting more than 6.9 million people. Thousands of homes and hectares of cropland were damaged, leav …

31 May 2019

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684-686, Red Crescent Road, Bara Maghbazar, Dhaka 1217, Bangladesh
Tel : 02-9330188-89
Fax : 02-9352303
  • Chairman: Mr. Hafiz Ahmed MAZUMDAR, MP
  • Vice-Chairman: Prof. Dr. Md. Habibe MILLAT, MP
  • Treasurer: Mr. Lutfur Rahman Chowdhury HELAL
  • Secretary General: Mr. Feroz Salah UDDIN
  • Deputy Secretary General: Md. Rafiqul ISLAM
  • Head of Operation, Population Movement Operation (PMO): Mr. M. A. HALIM
  • Director of Finance: Mr. AHM Mainul ISLAM
  • Director of Communication: Md. Belal HOSSAIN
  • Director of Disaster Response: Md. Mijanur RAHMAN
  • Director of Health: Dr. Shahana ZAFOR
  • Director of Logistics: Mr. Md. Afsar UDDIN
  • Director for Training: Mr. Ekram Elahi CHOWDHURY
  • Director of Disaster Risk Management: Md. Belal HOSSAIN
  • Director of Community Development: Md. Belal HOSSAIN
  • Director of Unit (Branch) Affairs: Mr. Ekram Elahi CHOWDHURY
  • Director of Planning and Development Department: Ms. Sayma FERDOWSY
  • Director Internal Audit: Md. Belal HOSSAIN
  • Director of HR and Admin: Mr. K F RAHMAN
  • Director of Estates: Md. Joynal ABEDIN
  • Director of Youth and Volunteers: Mr. Imam Zafor SIKDER
  • Director (Operation) CPP: Mr. Md. Nur Islam KHAN
  • Director of Fundraising Department: Mr. Khairul Anam KHAN
  • Director of Blood Programme: Md. Joynal ABEDIN
  • Director/Focal Person – Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA): Md. Belal HOSSAIN
  • Director/Focal Person – First Aid: Dr. Shahana ZAFOR
  • Deputy Director of RFL / Tracing Services: Mr. AKM MOHSIN
  • Focal Point – Protection Gender and Inclusion: Ms. Farzana AKTHER
  • In-Charge of International Relation (IR) – Mr. Abdullah Al RAZWAN (Nabin)