Denmark

12 September 2013

Denmark: “The first aid training saved her life”

If childminder Ane Lene Frederiksen Mølbak from Støvring in Denmark had not done a first-aid course, 18-month-old toddler Victoria would not be alive today.
“Psychological harm just as bad as physical injuries”, says head of Red Cross Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support
7 April 2008

“Psychological harm just as bad as physical injuries”, says head of Red Cross Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support

Psychosocial support is a major component of most emergency operations conducted by National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies worldwide, since healing the psychological wounds of victims is as important as addressing their physical injuries and ...
Danish Olympic champions give Red Cross sporting chance
23 November 2004

Danish Olympic champions give Red Cross sporting chance

From January 1, Denmark’s popular national women’s handball team, who won their third successive Olympic title in Athens this year, will wear shirts emblazoned with a Red Cross logo and the text ”We fight for life”.
Danish island provides test ground for Disaster preparedness and cooperation
12 November 2002

Danish island provides test ground for Disaster preparedness and cooperation

The tiny island of Bornholm has been hit by a violent storm that has caused landslides and widespread destruction.
3 October 2002

Emergency relief rations for Danish families

For the past seven days, 20 Danish families have been living off emergency food relief packages distributed by the Danish Red Cross.
10 September 2001

8 September 2001 - European First Aid Day

To mark European First Aid Day, National Societies organized first aid campaigns to raise public awareness of first aid and to inform the general public about simple actions which can save lives.

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