Tag Archives: The International Federation

Destination assured—the power of the cross

Kelsey Wollin Dunn Oregon, Wisconsin, United States   “Destination Assured,” by Kelsey Wollin Dunn (Mixed Media Sculpture, 2020), from the artist’s private collection. The most powerful and mysterious statement ever made about blood was first uttered about two thousand years ago by Jesus of Nazareth. In the present day, it continues to be recited regularly […]

Red Cross targets emotional impact of climate change

Sharon Cohen Newtown, Connecticut, United States   Red Cross volunteer comforts a survivor of a California fire with fatalities. Photograph by Andrea Booher, FEMA FEMA library–Public Domain Natural disasters are growing in frequency and intensity worldwide. Mother Nature demonstrated her devastating fury in over 300 global events of intense wind, rain, floods, and fire in […]

The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent

Mawuli Tettey Ghana   The Red Cross Society is a worldwide humanitarian and volunteer-based organization that protects human life and health by rendering assistance to anyone who may need it. In 1862, a Swiss man named Jean-Henri Dunant published a book titled A Memory of Solferino in which he called for the creation of national […]