Category Archive: News

GHANA RED CROSS MARKS WORLD WATER DAY

March 28th, 2019 by

commissioning of a hand pump at Kofipare in the Eastern Region Ghana Red Cross Society in partnership with Nestle Ghana has held a community durbar to commission a hand pump water at Kofi Pare, to join in the celebration of UN World Water Day, on Friday, March 22, 2019, with the theme ‘ Leaving no... read more

Ghana Red Cross under takes Relief Operations to support Families and Communities affected by the Northern Floods – October 2018

January 30th, 2019 by

The recent heavy rains in the North and the Spilling of the Waters in the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso caused massive disruptions in the lives of the People and Communities in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions. Lives were lost (over 15 deaths have so far been officially recorded). Destroyed... read more

Regional Mother’s Club facilitator forum held in Sunyani

September 18th, 2018 by
Regional

A regional Mother’s club facilitators, forum has been organised for the regional mothers of the Ghana Red Cross Society in Sunyani. The purpose of the meeting was to meet the women to discuss issues affecting their programmes and also take decision to help the executives run the affairs for the development... read more

Red Cross holds Youth Camp in the Upper West Region

September 18th, 2018 by
Red

About 100 youths from all over the country participated in this year’s biennial youth camp meeting organized by Red Cross society of Ghana in the Upper West region. The camp was held under the theme, “Rekindling the volunteer sprit for humanitarian action”. The theme was aimed at sustaining the... read more

Ghana Red Cross elects national executives at the general assembly

September 18th, 2018 by
Ghana

Ghana Red Cross Society has held its General Assembly at Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana, and has elected the following members as it’s National Executive Members for a two term in office to stair the affairs of the National Society. Dr. Micheal Agyekum Addo the incumbent President was re-elected... read more

International Humaniterian Law

September 18th, 2018 by
International

International humanitarian law is a set of rules which seek, for humanitarian reasons, to limit the effects of armed conflict. It protects longer participating in the hostilities and restricts the means and methods of warfare. The law is also known as the law of war or the law of armed conflict and... read more

Iran Red Crescent Society Supports Construction of Ghana Red Cross Society office Complex

September 18th, 2018 by
Iran

The Iran Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has committed $150,000 to Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) two-story multi-purpose office complex. The office, when completed, will accommodate all the departments, units and members of staff, as well as the logistics and materials used in training emergency response... read more

National disaster response team formed in Accra

September 18th, 2018 by
National

A national disaster response team has been set up by the Ghana Red Cross society in the country that will be able to give immediate attention and assistance to emergencies and disasters in the country. A five day training program was held in Accra to train volunteers on the management of disasters and... read more

Ghana Red Cross distributes relief items to flood victims in Accra

September 18th, 2018 by
Ghana

Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has distributed relief items to 264 families who were seriously affected by the June 3 flood victims in Accra. The provision of the support to the affected persons was through a Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) from the International Federation of the Red Cross and... read more

Flood Victims to receive support from Ghana Red Cross Society

September 18th, 2018 by
Flood

Torrential rains started on 3 June, 2015 and continued till the next day impacting many parts of the Greater Accra region. The floods resulted in the displacement of community populations, loss of over 200 lives and loss of property and livelihoods. In order to contribute to the relief efforts to relieve... read more

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