Iceland

Icelandic Red Cross

Melting hearts with a warm Icelandic welcome

Melting hearts with a warm Icelandic welcome

Syrian families build a new life in Iceland with support from the Icelandic Red Cross volunteers eager to help.

Red Cross in action as Icelandic volcano threatens travel misery

Red Cross in action as Icelandic volcano causes travel misery

As a volcanic eruption in Iceland once again threatens to cause disruptions to air transport in Europe, the Red Cross is already responding to the needs of local residents and stranded passengers alike.

Iceland: Red Cross helps evacuees after volcanic eruption

Iceland: Red Cross helps evacuees after volcanic eruption

Around 700 people had to be evacuated in Iceland, following the eruption of the ice-covered volcano Eyjafjallajökull.

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Contact details

Address:

Efstaleiti 9
103 Reykjavik

Contact Information:

Tel: (354) 5704000
Fax: (354) 5704010
Email: central@redcross.is
Web: http://www.redcross.is

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: Mr Sveinn KRISTINSSON
  • Vice-President: Ms Ragna ÁRNADÓTTIR
  • Secretary General: Mrs Kristín S. HJÁLMTÝSDÓTTIR
  • Honorary Treasurer: Ms Hrund SNORRADOTTIR
  • Director of Fundraising and Communication: Ms Björg KJARTANSDÓTTIR
  • Director of Finance and Administration: Mrs Arna HARðARDÓTTIR
  • Head of International Department a.i. : Mr Atli Vidar THORSTENSEN
  • Programme Coordinator OD: Ms Helen SÍMONARDÓTTIR
  • FDRS Focal Point : Ms Kristrún PÉTURSDÓTTIR
  • Head of Domestic Department : Mr Jón Brynjar BIRGISSON

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