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Railway accident in Poland: volunteers training vital when responding to disaster

Railway accident in Poland: volunteers training vital when responding to disaster

Thirteen Red Cross volunteers and two Polish Red Cross rescue teams have taken part in the rescue operations following the tragic rail accident on Saturday night in southern Poland, where two trains collided head-on killing 16 people and injuring 56.

Red Cross responds to flash floods in central Europe

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.

Poland struggles to cope with heavy rain and floods

Poland struggles to cope with heavy rain and floods

A huge swathe of Poland has been hit by a series of devastating floods making Poland the country most affected by the recent heavy rain in Central Europe.

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00561 Warszawa

Postal Address:

Warszawa

Contact Information:

Tel: (48) (22) 3261 286
Fax: (48) (22) 628 41 68
Email: head.office@pck.org.pl
Web: http://www.pck.org.pl

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: Mr. Stanislaw KRACIK
  • Director General: Mrs Dorota MALECKA
  • Head of Blood Services,Voluntary Blood Donorship: Ms Renata KAWKA
  • Financial Director : Mrs Elzbieta GUTOWSKA
  • Head of Programme Department: Mrs Katarzyna STEPINSKA
  • Head of Communication and Fundraising Division: Ms Malgorzata SZUKALA
  • Head of Human Resources: Mrs Urszula KRUSZYNSKA
  • Rescue Services: Mr Rafal SAKOWSKI
  • Head of International Cooperation Division: Ms Magdalena STEFANSKA
  • Volunteer Development (Specialist): Ms Anna CHOJNACKA
  • Head of Tracing Office: Mrs Katarzyna KUBICIUS
  • IHL Dissemination: Mrs Zuzanna JURKOWSKA-BUNOZ
  • Social Welfare and Care: Ms Elzbieta TYMCZEWSKA

Latest appeals

25 March 2015
Western Europe: Plane crash
Central and Western Europe country cluster - Information Bulletin No. 1
1 October 2003
Floods (Appeal 23/2001)
Poland - Final report
18 December 2001
Floods (Appeal 23/2001)
Poland - Operations update no.1
8 September 2001
Floods (Appeal 23/2001)
Poland - Emergency appeal
31 July 2001
Floods
Poland - Information bulletin no.1

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