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Voluntary Overseas Humanitarian Work
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (the Movement) is the world’s largest humanitarian network, with more than 100 million volunteers. Being a member of the Movement, the Hong Kong Red Cross strictly follows the Movement’s Fundamental Principles: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality, in rendering appropriate humanitarian assistance to the disaster or armed conflict affected people around the world through close coordination with local Red Cross or Red Crescent, and by contributions in cash, kind and personnel.
The Hong Kong Red Cross recruits and trains up volunteers with professional skills to provide emergency medical relief or other humanitarian services to people facing or affected by disasters or armed conflicts overseas. The volunteers are specialists with diversified professional profiles, including healthcare, electrical and mechanical, water and sanitation, construction, telecommunication, etc.