The 15th Anniversary of “Pass-it-On Campaign”
Share “Love & Care” across the World by “Love & Found”!
The HKRC annual fundraising campaign, “Pass-it-On” is stepping into its 15th anniversary with a theme “Love & Found”. Chief Ambassador, Mr. Alex Fong and the Campaign icon, “Reddie Bear” led us travelling to the past, tracing the humanitarian footprints of the HKRC, and exploring more love and care experiences in the future.
Bangladesh Crises 2017
Bangladesh has been affected by heavy rainfall and cyclones since May this year, serious flooding made devastated damages in half of the country areas. In the past weeks, thousands of people have fled from the violence in Myanmar, crossed the border into Bangladesh. Over 8 million people in Bangladesh are in urgent needs of humanitarian support. Please donate and support the Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency operations in the affected areas.
Hong Kong Red Cross Donor Award Ceremony 2017
Connect and Develop the Humanitarian Platform Together
The HKRC held its annual Donor Award Ceremony on 26 Oct 2017 in recognition of the generosity and support from different corporations, organizations and donors. In the year 2016/17, we received nearly HK$100 million donations from the general public which enables us to provide timely humanitarian services during crises and emergencies, to conduct on-going post-disaster recovery and disaster preparedness, to provide humanitarian services in a stable manner, and to carry out educational programmes to engage more people to participate in humanitarian work.
Bangladesh Crises 2017: Work Report 2
Entering October 2017, flooding, which was started in June 2017, in northern part of Bangladesh has eased. However, in the southern part of the country, the influx of people from Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar and its neighboring districts continues escalating. Since 25 August 2017, more than 603,000 people have crossed the border into Bangladesh, Among the new arrivals, women and children are the majority. Most of them are taking shelter in makeshift settlements in dire conditions and almost entirely dependent on humanitarian aid for survival. The population movement has created a critical and complex humanitarian emergency, which is likely to become a protracted crisis.
Hong Kong Humanity Award 2017
A Decade of Humanity - Growing in Strength
Eight Unsung Heroes Honoured for Serving the Vulnerable
Seven recipients of the Hong Kong Humanity Award and one recipient of Hong Kong Humanity Youth Power, of different backgrounds, live up to and put into practice the spirit of humanity.
Bangladesh Battered by Multiple Disasters
Over 8 Million of People in Urgent Humanitarian Needs
Hong Kong Red Cross Appeals for Donation for the Crisis
Bangladesh experienced several cyclones and floods this year, leading to shortage of resources and rising humanitarian needs. The HKRC appeals for donations to support people affected by disasters in Bangladesh and those affected by violence in Myanmar. Adhering to the principle of neutrality, the Red Cross is one of the very few organizations that are providing relief services in both Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Myanmar Rakhine Humanitarian Crisis 2017: Work Report 2
In late August, a new wave of conflict broke out in the Rakhine State of Myanmar which has led to an influx of people crossing the border. Over the last two weeks, more than 300,000 people have crossed into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Together with the people who fled into the country since 2012, Bangladesh is now hosting about 500,000 people from Myanmar. Most of them are living in temporary shelters and in urgent needs of basic humanitarian assistance.