Pass-it-On Campaign 2018
Let’s Join Reddie Bear to “Search” for
the “Hidden Heroes and Heroines” and “Share Love” in the Community!
The Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) annual fundraising campaign, “Pass-it-On Campaign” (the Campaign) has been stepping into its 16th year, “Love & Found” continues to be the theme. Disguised as secret agents of Reddie Bear Agency, our Chief Ambassador, Mr Alex Fong and the Campaign icon, “Reddie Bear” will invite the public to join as allies to seek the “hidden heroes and heroines” who share love to people around, and continue to spread love and care in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Humanity Award 2018
Shine a Light in Darkness with Love and Care
Six Humanitarian Models Dedicated for Serving the Community
Co-organized by the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), the Hong Kong Humanity Award was first launched in 2007. The very first award of its kind in Hong Kong to advocate for humanitarian actions, the award aims to disseminate the universal value of humanity and motivate all sectors of society to carry forward such spirit, through paying tribute to people dedicated to humanitarian deeds.
Nigeria Floods 2018: Work Report 1
Continuous heavy rainfall since July reached its peak in late September, causing severe and extensive flooding in 34 out of 36 states in Nigeria.
Hong Kong Red Cross Donor Award Ceremony 2018
Commend Selfless Devotion Advocate Humanitarian Values
The Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) held its annual Donor Award Ceremony today in recognition of the generosity and support from different corporations, organizations and donors. In the year 2017/18, we received over HK$100 million donations from the general public which enables us to develop and sustain humanitarian services, ranging from offering immediate aids to cope with local and international needs, to preventive and responsive measures in strengthening and raising public awareness on disaster and emergency knowledge, preparedness and handling.
Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak 2018- DR Congo: Work Report 1
On 1 August 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD), which is 10th episode of Ebola outbreak in the country. Since then, the DRC Government, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Red Cross and other humanitarian partners have been working hand in hand to try to investigate and control the spread of the disease.
International Day for Disaster Reduction 2018
Kick-off Ceremony and Orientation Challenge Held by the HKRC
Gain Preparedness Knowledge for Disasters and Emergencies
Launched by The United Nations, International Day for Disaster Reduction has been held on October 13 each year since 2009 to commemorate the efforts of people and communities around the world to reduce the risks posed by disasters, as well as raising awareness of disaster management.
Indonesia Sulawesi Earthquakes and Tsunami Leads to Huge Damage
People Affected are in Urgent need of Humanitarian Support
Hong Kong Red Cross Appeals for Donation for Relief Operations
Sets of powerful earthquakes have struck off Central Sulawesi, Indonesia on 28 September 2018 and triggered a tsunami in the area, over a thousand people has lost their precious lives in Palu and nearby regions. Threat of aftershocks still remains, many roads are blocked that hindered search and rescue, as well as process of damage assessment.