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Spanish Red Cross response teams provide emergency support following train accident

Spanish Red Cross response teams provide emergency support following train accident

Following yesterday’s devastating train crash in Santiago de Compostela, north-west Spain, the Spanish Red Cross has sent out alerts to 22 psychosocial support teams who may be called on to provide support for the injured and families of the dead.

Support and training to provide hope in the depths of a crisis

Support and training to provide hope in the depths of a crisis

By Spanish Red Cross, and Giovanni Zambello, IFRC Jesús, a waiter by profession, is one of the many Spaniards who saw their unemployment benefits coming to an end during the peak of the economic crisis in Spain. “My situation was rather complicated. I was not longer receiving the dole and, of course, I still had to pay my bills. There was a moment when I saw myself in the street,” he says. Then...

Red Cross Red Crescent Movement honoured for its humanitarian work

Red Cross Red Crescent Movement honoured for its humanitarian work

The international Red Cross Red Crescent Movement has been awarded the 2012 Prince of Asturias award for its exceptional work in international cooperation. The award was presented to Tadateru Konoé, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), and Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). At the ceremony on 26...

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Avda. Reina Victoria 26
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Tel: (34) (91) 335 44 44 / 91 522 22 22 (Emergencias) / 91 335 45 45
Fax: (34) (91) 335 44 55 / 91 335 45 55 (Emergencias)
Telex: 23853 OCCRE E / 47064 CRCNC (Emergencias)
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Language of correspondence: Spanish

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  • Presidente: D. Juan Manuel SUÁREZ DEL TORO RIVERO
  • Vicepresidenta: Doña Manuela CABERO MORÁN
  • Vicepresidenta: Doña Maria del Carmen COLMEIRO ROJO
  • Vicepresidente: D. Carlos PAYÁ RIERA
  • Vicepresidente: D. Fernando DEL ROSARIO ROMERO
  • Vicepresidente: D. Joaquín Ignacio MENCOS ARRAIZA
  • Vicepresidente: D. José Ignacio IRUSTA BILBAO
  • Secretario General: D. Leopoldo PÉREZ SUÁREZ
  • Coordinador General: D. Antoni BRUEL I CARRERAS
  • Directora del departamento de Cooperación Internacional: Doña María ALCAZAR CASTILLA
  • Director Departamento Captación de Fondos y Financiero: D. Jaime GRÉGORI SOLER
  • Directora Departamento Comunicación e Imagen: Doña Olivia ACOSTA GONZÁLEZ
  • Director Departamento Económico: D. Juan Jesús DONOSO AZAÑÓN
  • Director Departamento Formación y Medio Ambiente: D. Pablo NAVAJO GÓMEZ
  • Directora Departamento Intervención Social: Doña Obdulia HERVERA MENÉ
  • Directora Departamento Jurídico: Doña Rosario PÉREZ DE LA CRUZ MOLINA
  • Director Cruz Roja Juventud: D. Aitor MURCIANO MORENO
  • Directora Departamento Salud y Socorros: Doña Carmen MARTÍN MUÑOZ
  • Directora Departamento Sistemas de Información: Doña Rocío CALVO RODRÍGUEZ
  • Director Departamento Voluntariado y Desarrollo Local: D. Carlos CAPATAZ GORDILLO
  • Jefe del Gabinete Técnico de la Presidencia: D. Juan FUNES ORTIZ
  • Servicio de Búsquedas: D. Carlos CHANA GARCÍA
  • Consultor: Sr Hector MIRANDA
  • Directora de las Relaciones Institucionales y Relaciones con el Movimiento Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja: Sra Mercedes BABE
  • Directora Departamento Estudios e Innovación Social: Doña Pablo RODRÍGUEZ PARDO

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