Frequently asked questions

How can I become a volunteer?

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Red Cross Red Crescent movement, however the IFRC does not have any international recruitment system in place for volunteers.

How can I organize a fundraising event?

If you want to organize an event or campaign to collect funds for a certain disaster or to the Red Cross Red Crescent in general, please contact your national Red Cross or Red Crescent society first.

How can I find a job in the Red Cross Red Crescent?

The IFRC often needs talented individuals with high standards of technical knowledge and competencies, with skills and interests related to the areas for action within the organization.

How can I find a lost family member or relative?

The Red Cross Red Crescent connects family members and relatives who have become separated as a result of natural disaster or conflict.

How can our company become a supplier with the IFRC?

To become a supplier with the IFRC, there are a number of conditions that your company must meet.

Why do some countries use cross and some countries use crescent?

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies uses two globally recognized emblems – red cross and red crescent – set on a white background within a red rectangle.