Red Crescent


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Red Crescent

a national branch of or the emblem of the Red Cross Society in a Muslim country
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The Bahrain Red Crescent volunteers participated in the discussion of the new 2030 strategy of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, where they presented their views on the development of this strategy from the perspective of young volunteers.
Turkish Red Crescent Society's Head of Delegation in Pakistan Ibrahim Carlos, PRCS Officers, volunteers and others were also present on the occasion.
The announcement followed the end of the 44th session of ARCO hosted by the Kuwaiti Red Crescent, where the Kuwait Deceleration was launched, a year of humanitarian efforts titled 'Tolerance' that will continue until the next session in Bahrain.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 17 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.
'Thus, the organizers have chosen a good topic to discuss the youth convention and hoped that the youth and volunteer department of Pakistan Red Crescent Sindh will continue to march on the path of highlighting the energies of youth and nation building.'
Hassan Abu Ezzeddin, Marketing Manager of McDonald's UAE, delivered the check on behalf of Rafic Fakih, Managing Director and Partner of McDonald's UAE, to Mohammed Yousuf Al Fahim, Deputy Secretary-General for Support Services in Emirates Red Crescent at the headquarters of the organization in Abu Dhabi.
RAWALPINDI -- Pakistan Red Crescent's Rawalpindi district chapter has lodged a complaint with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) seeking an investigation into the collection of funds for the Red Crescent in colleges that allegedly were not transferred to the organisation for many years.
7 (SUNA) The Sudanese Red Crescent Society has been selected member in the international Standing Commission of the Red Cross and Red Crescent based in the Swiss capital Geneva.
The Red Crescent Society has not even gotten 10 percent of the funds the Majlis has approved for it and is continuing to operate only because it has so many volunteers.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Red Crescent Society once again voiced its readiness to send humanitarian aid, relief workers and medicine to Yemen.
PESHAWAR -- Pakistan Red Crescent Junior Boys and Girls Age Group Squash Championship got under way here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex with more 121 players in one girls and four boys categories vie for the top honor.