IFRC

Saudi Arabia

10 September 2016

More than 2,400 Red Crescent volunteers on ground to serve pilgrims during hajj

On the eve of hajj season 2016, the Saudi Red Crescent Authority is welcoming pilgrims arriving in Mecca with a comprehensive plan that aims at ensuring they have access to any service or support they might need, and have a safe and pleasant pilgrimage.
Red Crescent supports response to crane collapse at the Grand Mosque of Mecca
18 September 2015

Red Crescent supports response to crane collapse at the Grand Mosque of Mecca

The Saudi Red Crescent Authority is once more providing emergency services on roads, ports and airports in support of the pilgrims making their way to Mecca and Medina.
Reinforcing cooperation, Saudi Red Crescent Authority and IFRC sign landmark MoU
2 October 2014

Reinforcing cooperation, Saudi Red Crescent Authority and IFRC sign landmark MoU

Seeking reinforced cooperation and coordination, the Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) signed on Wednesday, 1 October 2014, a landmark Memorandum of Understanding
Sphere Workshop with Saudi Red Crescent Authority
28 February 2014

Saudi Red Crescent Authority and IFRC join efforts to enhance disaster management

By Raefah Makki, IFRC The Saudi Red Crescent Authority took a major step in order to increase the technical knowledge and skills in topics related to Disast er Management and Emergencies. All through 2014, 250 staff and volunteers will be trained on Sphere Technical Sectors Minimum Standards. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) facilitated the first two...
Mobilizing staff and volunteers to support 3 million pilgrims
29 October 2012

Mobilizing staff and volunteers to support 3 million pilgrims

This year - as in other years - the Saudi Arabian Red Crescent Society is playing its part to provide a secure, safe and comfortable environment for visitors to Mecca and Medina during the annual pilgrimage to mark the first day of Eid-al-Adha.
Saudi Red Crescent Authority donates 1 million US Dollars to help bridge the digital divide
30 April 2012

Saudi Red Crescent Authority donates 1 million US Dollars to help bridge the digital divide

Mr. Fayiz Ali Al Ahmari, Vice President of the Saudi Red Crescent Authority, presented International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Secretary General Bekele Geleta with a cheque for 1 million US dollars
Presidential visit to Saudi Arabia opens new era of increased cooperation
22 April 2010

Presidential visit to Saudi Arabia opens new era of increased cooperation

Commitment to support the humanitarian mandate of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and closer cooperation with the Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) were at the heart of talks during the visit of IFRC President
13 January 2006

Saudi Red Crescent cares for pilgrims at Mecca

Hundreds of Saudi Red Crescent Society staff and volunteers went into action during a stampede yesterday at the Hajj pilgrimage at Mecca.
14 May 2003

Red Crescent first-aiders help Riyadh bomb victims

Only seven minutes after the suicide bomb attacks at three residential complexes in Riyadh, volunteers of the Saudi Arabian Red Crescent Society (SARC) were on the scene, administering first aid and transporting the wounded to hospital.

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