Health & Care
We run several programmes covering Orphans and Vulnerable Children, disease prevention, maternal, neonatal and child health, water, sanitation and hygiene, blood donor recruitment, health and First Aid, Climate Change, food security and environmental management.
We support public authorities in caring for citizens affected by natural disasters and other emergencies. Our goals are similar to those of public authorities reflected in National Disaster and other development plans. We also provide financing for forecasting of natural disasters.
We provide communities with long term assistance like skills development, extension services and promotion of International Humanitarian Law. We are reaching out to vulnerable households in their communities building their capacities and nurturing them physically, socially and emotionally.
We endeavour to remain accountable to beneficiaries, cooperating partners and all stakeholders by communicating our humanitarian works.
Disaster Simulation Exercise for Disaster Response Preparedness The global increase in intense floods, storms, droughts, and heat waves has a likely and ominous link to climate change (Thomas et.al., 2015). There is growing literature on the evidence linking anthropogenic climate change with natural disasters. Recent disasters have shown that the effectiveness with which a disaster is managed hinges on how
The EAP is a product of collaborative departmental efforts. As such Senior Management at ZRCS Head Office came together to familarise themselves with the zero draft which was compiled by the RP II team. The EAP is an essential document that forms part of the vital requirements to facilitate, among other things, the National Society’s eligibility to access FBF by
The International Red Cross Conference Resolution 46/182 places on each state the responsibility to care for its citizens affected by natural disasters and other emergencies in its territory by putting in place necessary measures to provide humanitarian assistance; National Societies are strategically positioned to support public authorities in addressing their humanitarian obligations; Thus the goals of National Societies are similar
The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) in partnership with the Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC) implemented a four-year (2017-2020) Pneumonia mortality reduction program among children under five. The purpose of the program was to contribute to the reduction of Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) and mortality among children and other vulnerable groups in the selected areas / Kebeles of Amhara, Somali and
Pneumonia is one of the killer diseases among under five children in most rural communities, one contributing factor is the quality of air within dwellings, most children in rural areas are exposed to smoke from traditional cooking areas which affects their lungs, and this makes the child to easily get pneumonia. Zambia Red Cross through the implementation of the Pneumonia