Germany

17 May 2016

German Red Cross shifts migration response focus to social inclusion

German Red Cross takes a longer term approach and provides social inclusion support for migrants with their programmes.
Germany: Red Cross volunteers support rescue operation after train collision in Bad AiblingGermany:  Red Cross volunteers support rescue operation after train collision in Bad Aibling
10 February 2016

Germany: Red Cross volunteers support rescue operation after train collision in Bad Aibling

German Red Cross deployed its staff and volunteers at the site in Bad Aibling shortly after the train accident to provide assistance to victims.
Germany: Poster campaign launched to thank volunteers and inspire the next generation
3 June 2013

Germany: Poster campaign launched to thank volunteers and inspire the next generation

The German Red Cross launched their commemorations for World Red Cross Red Crescent Day with a national poster campaign highlighting the importance of volunteers to the Movement.
10 August 2010

Red Cross responds to flash floods in central Europe

Flash floods triggered by heavy rains in central Europe – including Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland and Lithuania – have led many Red Cross National Societies to mobilize their volunteers and specialist rescue teams.
World Cup in Germany - Red Cross prepared for the task of a lifetime
29 June 2006

World Cup in Germany - Red Cross prepared for the task of a lifetime

The German Red Cross (GRC) has undertaken the largest operation in its history, with the mobilization of thousands of staff and personnel, to attend to medical emergencies in the stadiums and at other sites where fans congregate to watch the 2006 World Cu
2 July 2002

German Red Cross sends emergency teams to plane crash site

The German Red Cross immediately mobilized its emergency teams after a German cargo plane and a Russian Tupolev passenger plane collided at 13,000 metres over the city of Überlingen, in southern Germany at 23:40 (local time) last night, killing 71 people.
Berlin Charter pledges greater support for migrants in Europe
19 April 2002

Berlin Charter pledges greater support for migrants in Europe

The Red Cross Red Crescent in fifty countries throughout Europe are pledging themselves to provide greater support to migrants regardless of their legal status, including advocating on their behalf with European governments.

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