Red Crescent


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Red Crescent

n.
1. An affiliate of the Red Cross operating in a primarily Muslim country.
2. The crescent-shaped emblem of such an affiliate.
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The activities of the camp included a cultural day in which the Bahraini Red Crescent volunteers participated in the event, introducing other volunteers around the world to the history and civilization of Bahrain, distributing relevant booklets and publications, and presenting some of Bahrain's commemorative gifts, as well as sports, football, tennis, table and climbing.
Appreciating the delivery of 300 first aid boxes, Khalid Bin Majeed said the PRCS was hugely indebted to the Turkish Red Crescent Society for this goodwill gesture.
Red Crescent Society Sindh's Secretary Kanwar Waseem urged the youth to come forward and bring stability among themselves.
Al-Fahim stressed that the Emirates Red Crescent's senior leadership reiterates the importance of cooperation between the authorities and all public and private institutions in the country.
Dr Malik said the organisation had learned that there was another source of collecting donations for the Red Crescent - the Hilal-i-Ahmer Fund, for which college students and first and second year students in higher secondary schools were charged in their annual fees.
But this is the first time the Red Crescent Society has spoken up.
"An Iranian relief flight has been allowed to transfer Yemen's wounded civilians for treatment and we also voiced our preparedness to send relief workers and humanitarian aid to that country," Head of Iranian Red Crescent Society Amir Mohsen Ziayee said on Sunday.
In his address former World Champion and Vice President Pakistan Squash Federation Qamar Zaman said that Pakistan Red Crescent is sponsoring both the event.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoy-lu said Turkish Red Crescent has improved so much and become so strong in the last 13 years that today everybody admires it enviously.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov met May 6 with the Director General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Mr.
World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on May 8 each year to honor the Fundamental Principles - impartiality, humanity, independence, neutrality, voluntary, universality, and unity - of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the world's largest humanitarian and development network, and to pay tribute to its 97 million volunteers helping 240 million people every year in 189 countries worldwide.