French Red Cross

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

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.

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

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  • Président: Prof. Jean-Jacques ELEDJAM
  • 1ère Vice-Président: Mme Caroline CROSS
  • 2ème Vice-Président: Mme Caroline CUSSAC
  • Directeur Général : M. Stephane MANTION
  • Directeur de la Communication et du Développement des Ressources: M Jean-François RIFFAUD
  • Directeur de l'action sociale par intérim: M. Frank DELAVAL
  • Directrice de la santé et de l'aide à l'autonomie : Mme Carole DAOUD
  • Directrice de la formation: Mme Maïté ANE
  • Directeur de l'Audit Interne: M. Jean-Michel CHAPLAIN
  • Directeur de l'Engagement et de la vie associative: M. Jean-Christophe COMBE
  • Directeur des Ressources Humaines: M. Philippe CAFIERO
  • Directeur de l'Urgence et du secourisme: M. Patrice DALLEM
  • Directeur des Relations et des Opérations Internationales: M. Antoine PEIGNEY

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