IFRC

The IFRC archives

The Archives hold records documenting the activities of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (formerly called the League of Red Cross Societies) that date from the foundation of the League in 1919.

The principle topics are: governance of the IFRC; disaster relief operations; refugee relief operations; health, especially nursing education, blood donation / transfusion, community health; Junior Red Cross (children); Centenary of the Red Cross; Red Cross Red Crescent and peace.

The archival records are open to the public only by appointment with an archivist. 

Contact the archivist

For further information on the archives, or to arrange an appointment with an archivist, please contact the archivists at the secretariat in Geneva:

Tel: +41 22 730 42 39 / +41 22 730 43 19 
Fax: +41 22 733 03 95
E-mail: archives.contact(at)ifrc.org


Other archives

- Prisoners of war

- Civilian victims of war

Contact the International Committee of the Red Cross Archives



Victims of Nazi persecution:

- Civilians incarcerated in concentration camps, ghettos, Gestapo prisons

- Forced labour

- Displaced persons

Contact the International Tracing Service – Bad Arolsen

 


 

Archives of National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Some National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies maintain archives documenting their activities.


The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. About this site & copyright