Red Cross, International

A 150-member, Geneva, Switzerland-based organisation which ‘endeavors to prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever it may be found, to protect life and health and to ensure respect for human beings’
Members International Committee of Red Cross, League of Red Cross (LRC), Red Crescent Societies
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He appeals to government through the National Disaster Management Agency, philanthropic organizations such as Red Cross, international NGOs and well-meaning individuals for help to enable him get back on his feet.
Also included are Aktion Deutshland Hilft, AmeriCares, Asian Development Bank, Christian Blind Missions, Direct Relief, Entwicklungsbank, European Union Delegation, International Committee of Red Cross, International Medical Corps, Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency, Malteser International, Monaco Consulate, Project HOPE, Save the Children, Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, UNICEF, UNFPA, USAID, WHO, Medicins Sans Frontiers in Belgium and in France, and Japan Overseas Medical Fund stationed in Medical Clinic, The Japanese Association Manila.
The community kitchen of the City Social Welfare Development Office is also providing food to 12,000 evacuees three times a day, and the Philippine National Red Cross, International Community of the Red Cross, along with the Western Mindanao State University, also cook dinner for 10,000 evacuees every day, Lacierda said.
NOKR is listed as a resource on more than 92% of all State websites, the American Red Cross, International Committee for the Red Cross, Homeland Security,, Ready FEMA, and other federal agencies, as a critical resource for daily emergencies.
Abu Diyak urged the Red Cross, international human rights organisations and legal organisations to press Israel to release the woman.
In the days following Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunamis, the life and health world was quick to offer its financial support to relief efforts through the American Red Cross, International Red Cross and other organizations.
Donations to the International Response Fund can be sent to the American Red Cross, International Response Fund, 2000 Century Drive, Worcester, MA 01606, or made online at

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