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Updated guidance for first responders: Managing bodies after disasters

Updated guidance for first responders: Managing bodies after disasters

When disasters and health crises strike, volunteers from organizations like the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and other community members are often the first to respond—caring for survivors and managing bodies of the deceased.

IFRC and Russia’s Emergency Response Agency to strengthen humanitarian response cooperation and training

IFRC and Russia’s Emergency Response Agency to strengthen humanitarian response cooperation and training

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Russian emergency response agency, EMERCOM, have agreed to boost cooperation in future humanitarian relief operations.

Red Cross launches “#Ambulance!” - a new online course for emergency care crews from around the world on staying safe

Red Cross launches “#Ambulance!” - a new online course for emergency care crews from around the world on staying safe

Hundreds of ambulance and other pre-hospital emergency care workers logged on this week to begin a new month-long digital course, #Ambulance!, on ways to carry out their critical work safely in dangerous and risky settings

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Tel: (41) (31) 3877111 (Siège CRS)
Fax: (41) (31) 3877122
Telegram: CROIXROUGE SUISSE BERNE
Email: info@redcross.ch
Web: http://www.redcross.ch

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People:

  • Présidente : Mme Annemarie HUBER-HOTZ
  • Vice-Président: M. Kaspar SCHILD
  • Vice-Présidente: Mme Monika DUSONG
  • Directeur Général: M. Markus MADER
  • Chargée Relations Internationales : Mme Daniela KOHLER
  • Déléguée de Diffusion et Droit international humanitaire: Mme Myriam FOJTU
  • Directeur du Département Coopération Internationale: M. Beat VON DÄENIKEN
  • Responsable du Département National (santé et intégration): Mme Christine KOPP
  • Responsable du département Fundraising institutionel et Events: M. Lukas SALLMANN
  • Responsable du département Finances, personnel et services: M. Markus SIEBER
  • Responsable de la Communication: M. Beat WAGNER
  • Responsable du Controlling et Développement institutionnel: Mr Martin KAUFMANN
  • Responsable du Personnel: M. Kurt BUNTSCHU
  • Responsable des Centres de Compétences Bénévolat et Jeunesse: Mme Carine FLEURY
  • Responsable de la Direction, Transfusion CRS Suisse: Dr. Rudolf SCHWABE

Latest appeals

25 March 2015
Western Europe: Plane crash
Western Europe - Information Bulletin No. 1

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