Philippine Red Cross was admitted to the IFRC in 1948. In 2015, it counted 83,340 active volunteers (. 236,237 in 2010).

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By Mary Joy Evalarosa James Dean Dait, 22, was on duty as a Philippine Red Cross volunteer when Typhoon Mangkhut hit very early on 15 September. Just hours before it made landfall, he had attended a pre-disaster meeting at the Ilocos Norte chapter on t …

23 September 2018

By Mary Joy Evalarosa If there’s anything good about a typhoon, it’s that people have time to prepare and responders are primed to act. In the days and hours before Typhoon Mangkhut swirled its deadly path towards Luzon – home to nearly 50 million peop …

20 September 2018

Red Cross teams are at the highest level of alert as communities in Northern Luzon in the Philippines brace for Typhoon Mangkhut (known locally as Ompong), expected to make landfall Saturday morning.

14 September 2018

A new initiative announced on 1 September 2018 will boost the local disaster preparedness and response capacity of nine national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies in Asia Pacific.

2 September 2018

It had been raining consistently for the past week, but it wasn’t strong enough to alarm 64-year-old farmer Rodrigo Rodriguez.

15 January 2018

Four days after tropical storm Tembin made landfall in Mindanao, thousands of survivors are still in desperate need of humanitarian assistance.

23 December 2017
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  • Honorary President: H.E. President of the Republic of the Philippines Rodrigo Roa DUTERTE
  • Chairman of Board of Governors /CEO: Mr Richard J. GORDON
  • Vice-Chairman: Mr Juan Miguel F. ZUBURI
  • Treasurer: Mr James G. DY
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