International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies facts for kids
|International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies|
|Type||Humanitarian aid organization|
|Purpose/focus||To carry out relief operations to assist victims of disasters, and combine this with development work to strengthen the capacities of its member National Societies|
|Secretary General||Jagan Chapagain|
|Main organ||Governing board|
|Parent organization||International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement|
It acts before, during and after disasters and health emergencies to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people.
In 1963, it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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