International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
|Type||Humanitarian aid organization|
|Purpose||To carry out relief operations to assist victims of disasters, and combine this with development work to strengthen the capacities of its member National Societies|
|International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement|
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is a worldwide humanitarian aid organization that reaches 160 million people each year through its 192 member National Societies.
It acts before, during and after disasters and health emergencies to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people.
In 1963, it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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- ↑ "The Governing Board – IFRC". www.ifrc.org. Archived from the original on 2017-10-30. Retrieved 2020-04-02.
- ↑ "Independent Auditors' Report" (PDF). media.ifrc.org. 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2020-01-26. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
- ↑ "Climate change a priority for newest Red Cross societies". Archived from the original on 2019-12-05. Retrieved 2020-04-02.
- ↑ "The International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement on the Internet". Who we are. International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Archived from the original on 17 November 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2013.
- ↑ "The Nobel Peace Prize 1963". www.nobelprize.org. Retrieved 2017-12-13.