Red Cross, Switzerland, Cyprus: Beneficial Night on June 30

Want to know more about the Red Cross and its relationship with Switzerland? Join us for an informative evening at the Cyprus Red Cross Headquarters in Nicosia. The activities of the Cyprus Red Cross Association (CRCS) are basically determined by their raison d’etre. This is an effort to alleviate the suffering of humans around the world during both peace and war.

In addition to the traditional and fixed humanitarian activities that CRCS has identified, such as caring for the poor, caring for the sick, blood donation, and first aid, their humanitarian contributions and actions are also determined by the needs that arise. The causes of natural disasters, accidents, plagues, conflicts, wars and other unpredictable human sufferings, misfortunes, destructions and deaths have tested their preparation and efficiency. The international character of the Red Cross, which is also one of its basic principles, and the fact that we live in an interdependent world as a result of globalization and the development of communication have led to an increase and expansion of these needs. rice field. As a result, in the areas covered by CRCS activities.

Below are some of the activities CRCS undertook in Cyprus during peace and war.

a) The main activities of CRCS during peacetime are as follows.

Treatment, care and support for children with disabilities
Blood donation
First aid lesson
Providing wheelchairs and other auxiliary media for the disabled
Material and moral support for the poor
Providing a company for the elderly and other lonely people
Transportation of groceries, medicines and allowances to the besieged area
Providing support for foreign workers, refugees and asylum seekers
Providing medicines to patients and the elderly
Awareness and information campaigns on social and other issues (AIDS, drugs, road accidents, bird flu, etc.)
Psychosocial support service
Traffic safety campaign
Family Link Service (RFL) Trace and Restore
Holding seminars and conferences
Preparation of annual report
Activities for social awareness and information about the mission of the Red Cross.
Fundraising events and campaigns (concerts, door-to-door sales, etc.)
Preparing, waiting, and organizing for emergencies.
Member and volunteer registration, training and organization.
Work with governments and volunteer organizations in Cyprus and abroad.
Spread the principles of the Red Cross.
Cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

b) The main activities of CRCS during the war are as follows.

Initial medical care for the injured
Release of prisoners and safety
Missing person tracking
Reunite family and relatives and support communication
Medical care and refugee relief
Provide and communicate with the basic needs of refugees and enslaved people
Psychological support for rape victims and other needy people

when Thursday, June 30th, 7:00 pm

Cyprus Red Cross Association

3 KypriakouErythrou Stavrou Street

2063 Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus

phone (+357) 22 504400


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