France

1 March 2010

French and Spanish Red Cross respond to deadly storm Xynthia

At least 60 people have been killed in several Western European countries after a storm dubbed Xynthia unleashed gale force winds and torrential rains on February 27 and 28.
Paris: reaffirming the priority of first aid education
6 March 2008

Paris: reaffirming the priority of first aid education

On 29 February, the agreement on the hosting of the European Reference Centre for First Aid Education by the French Red Cross was prolonged for five years.
15 July 2003

Gérard Starck: the end of a dream

A fatal road accident on a winding, slippery road through the high Chuchkhan mountain pass, in southern Kyrgystan, brought a brutal end to the dream of French Red Cross volunteer Gérard Starck to symbolically link all the world’s national Red Cross and Re
European First Aid Centre established in Paris
29 January 2003

European First Aid Centre established in Paris

The European Reference Centre for First Aid Education was established in Paris today, with the signing of an agreement by the President of the French Red Cross, Professor Marc Gentilini, and the Federation's Secretary General, Didier Cherpitel.

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