Health Training Graduation Ceremony
200 HKRC Health Training graduates attended pledged at the graduation ceremony to contribute whole-heartedly to help the needy.
Yunnan Jinggu Earthquake 2014: Work Report 1
HKRC mobilized RMB 900,000 for procuring quilts and foldable beds to cope with cold winter for those affected in the early-October earthquake in Jinggu county of Yunnan.
"Together for Humanity" Gala Dinner
Red Cross thanks Public Support for New Headquarters Redevelopment
The Hong Kong Red Cross hosted the Together for Humanity Gala Dinner on 31 October to thank and honor our donors and partners for their valuable contributions and support towards the success of the HKRC New Headquarter Redevelopment Project. The new HKRC headquarters in West Kowloon, which is expected to be in operation in mid-2015, will become a one-stop humanitarian platform to serve more people in need.
World Disasters Report 2014 – Culture and risk
The report analyses how cultural factor influences people's interpretations of, and ways to cope with, risks - which risk-reduction works cannot overlook.
Emergency Psychological Support Hotline closed at 8pm, 12 October‧Received over 430 calls from people affected by Central Protest
As the number of calls to the Psychological Support Hotline, after its two-week emergency operation, has dropped significantly, and other organizations have been providing similar service, it was closed after 8pm on 12 October.
World First Aid Day 2014
Red Cross appeals to the public: “Be a Hero. Save Lives”
The Hong Kong Red Cross sets the theme of “Be a Hero. Save Lives” in celebrating this year’s World First Aid Day on 13 September.
Red Cross News#74 - Launching HKRC First Aid App for popularizing First Aid
The use of first aid to save lives can be traced to the dawn of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It all started on a June day in 1859. Our founder, Swiss banker Henry Dunant, travelling on business through Solferino in Italy, witnessed the battle between Franco-Sardinian and Austrian troops that killed and injured 40,000 people.