Sierra Leone Red Cross Society
The safety and integrity of a nation’s blood supply is fundamental to the security of its health system. Blood is needed for a variety of services, including the treatment of severe anaemia in children and the prevention of maternal mortality of which anaemia is an indirect leading cause. Blood is needed for accident victims, cancer […]
Sierra Leone Red Cross society (SLRCS) through its Community Epidemic, Pandemic and Preparedness Program (CP3) engages communities on a regular basis on preparedness and prevention mechanisms against epidemic prone diseases, with technical and financial support from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Funded by USAID, CP3 is mainly operative in […]
Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) trains volunteers on safe and dignified burials (SDB) in Kono District.
Following the resurgence of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in neighboring Guinea, Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) through its EVD preparedness programme and with DREF funds from the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC), has trained volunteers on safe and dignified burial in preparedness for any EVD outbreak in Sierra Leone. The EVD resurgence […]
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In July 1962 the Government of Sierra Leone through an Act of Parliament (SLRCS Act of 1962) established the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) as a Humanitarian Relief Organization. This Act not only forms the legal basis of the Society as an Auxiliary to the Government of Sierra Leone for the provision of Humanitarian Services