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  • British Red Cross First Quarter Review and Planning meeting ends in Abuja

    British Red Cross First Quarter Review and Planning meeting ends in Abuja

    After 3 days of hands on training that included scenario creation, simulation exercises, procurement and financial processes, group work and data cleaning, the  1st Quarter of 2022, Review and Planning Meeting of the British Red Cross has ended in Abuja.

  • NEMA gets equipment

    NEMA gets equipment

    Ahead of the yearly flood season in Nigeria, Japan has donated some equipment to  the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA); a valued partner of the Nigerian Red Cross Society.

  • New Chairman emerges at 9th West Coast Group Meeting

    New Chairman emerges at 9th West Coast Group Meeting

    The 9th Africa-West Coast Group Meeting of Red Cross National Societies met in Cotonou, Benin Republic to agree on an action plan for West Coast National Societies on their Financial sustainability.

  • Turkey-Syria Appeal

    Nigerian Red Cross Mobilizes Funds for Turkey/Syrian Earthquake Relief and Rehabilitation

    The Nigerian Red Cross society (NRCS) was established by an Act of Parliament in 1960 as an auxiliary to the Government in Humanitarian Services. The Act empowers the Society to support the Government in response to disasters, emergencies in the implementation of the  Geneva convention and its additional protocols which the Government of the Federation has acceded to. In 1961, following the official recognition by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, Nigerian Red Cross Society became 86th member Nation of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

    “Like hundreds of thousands of other people in South-Eastern Türkey I was fast asleep when the world started to shake. The floor and the walls were shaking, bending, and as we ran down the three floors to the street our only thought was to get far, far away from buildings. “These are the exact words of a survivor of what is now called the worst Earthquake in Turkey’s history.

  • The Red Story: Social Experiment

    The Red Story: Social Experiment

    For the uninitiated, Banex Plaza is like the Mecca of Phones and their mobile accessories in Abuja.  It is an extremely busy part of town from sun up till sundown. On this day, the trademark hustle and bustle of that part of downtown was on full display.

    Suddenly there was a screech and a scream! General panic.

  • Volunteers train the Media on COVID-19

    Volunteers train the Media on COVID-19

    In a bid to continue the fight against COVID-19, volunteers in Adamawa state took advocacy to another level as they donated face masks and hand sanitizers to seven (7) media houses.

    Presenting the items, the volunteers underscored the need to put them to proper use. They noted that quite a few people tend to wear the masks under their chins or even remove them. They explained how to wear the face mask correctly saying it must cover the nose as well as the chin.

  • World FIRST AID Day, 2020

    World FIRST AID Day, 2020

    The 2nd Saturday in the month of September, every year is World First Aid Day. Statistics show that globally in 2018, about 1.2 million people died as a result of injuries in road accidents. According to estimates by the British Red Cross, as many as 59 percent of these people could have been saved if they had received Basic First Aid on the spot.