South Asia Floods 2015
Since July, heavy monsoon rains in South Asia have caused severe floods in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. It is estimated that at least 16 million people are affected across the region. Widespread destructions have been reported on houses and infrastructures.
Myanmar Floods 2015: Work Report 1
Over 200,000 people have been affected by the floods in Myanmar, the HKRC is mobilizing prepositioned relief materials in Myanmar for emergency distribution.
Yunnan Zhaotong Earthquake One-year On Work Report
On 3 August 2014, an earthquake at magnitude 6.5 took place in Ludian County of Zhaotong Prefecture, Yunnan Province. The HKRC has completed all emergency relief activities in September 2014, and is rebuilding 1,100 houses in the affected areas, benefiting over 55,000 people in total.
Nepal Earthquake 2015: Work Report 5
In the past 3 months, the HKRC has deployed 17 healthcare volunteers and staff to the field, and allocated approximately HKD 12.28 million to support the relief activities in Nepal.
29 Red Cross Disabled Students Overcome Physical Adversities
Successfully Complete Diploma of Secondary Education Examination
Twenty-nine students from the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) special schools has overcome physical predicaments and participated in the fourth Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination. Among the 29 candidates, 18 are from the HKRC Princess Alexandra School (PAS) while 11 are from the HKRC John F. Kennedy Centre (JFKC).
Xinjiang Earthquake 2015: Work Report 1
The HKRC has mobilized RMB300,000 to distribute food for about 9,600 quake-affected people.
Nepal Relief Efforts: A Long Road Ahead
HKRC Deploys Second Voluntary Medical Team to Support Humanitarian Relief in Nepal
In view of the alarming needs in Nepal, the Hong Kong Red Cross is deploying second voluntary medical team at the end of May to the quaked-affected areas.
Humanity Education and Research Team: Volunteer-Instructor Training 2015
The Hong Kong Red Cross is recruiting volunteer-instructors to assist in disseminating humanity spirit to Red Cross youths, students and members of the public through exploratory activities. Since 2002, more than 400 volunteers have joined the training programme. If you are interested in further exploring humanitarian law, humanity education and humanity issues, act now and join the 2015 training programme!
Registration Deadline: 7 September, 2015
Gather your Peer Giving Power at Red Square
The Red Square online fundraising platform has entered into its second phase. We have now added two fundraising projects into our program: the "Act of Care” project which provides regular psychological support to vulnerable groups, and the “Household Safety and First Aid Training Program” for the elderly.