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Project “BALTPREP”: responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Baltic Sea Region

16.04 2020Projects
  The rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented in recent history. It is not only a public health crisis but also a humanitarian crisis that will impact the lives, health and livelihoods of people around the world. In the Baltic Sea region, Red Cross National Societies support national authorities in preparing and responding to the …

LatRC, together with other RC national societies in Baltic Sea Region, starts the implemetation of international project BALTPREP

10.01 2019Projects
On 1 January 2019 Finnish Red Cross, together with the Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Polish, German and Dannish Red Cross national societies, started the implematation of the international project “BALTPREP – enhancing regional preparedness and response capacity for major accidents in the Baltic Sea region” The general objective is to improve and optimize quality and interoperability …

Молодые люди Общества Латвийского Красного Креста города Даугавпилс – помогают людям пожилого возраста на просьбу купить продукты

27.03 2020Uncategorized
Молодые люди Общества Латвийского Красного Креста города Даугавпилс – помогают людям пожилого возраста на просьбу купить продукты, а также помочь по дому. Согласно распространенности COVID-19 в Латвии, молодые люди были обеспечены защитными средствами и дезинфицирующими средствами при оказании помощи. В течение этого времени молодые люди также в целях безопасности призывают жителей оставаться дома и, при …

Refugees and asylum seekers went to amusement park and enjoys Latvian traditional meal

On 8 January 2020, refugees and asylum seekers went to the first indoor amusement park in Latvia “Jungle“. Everyone had a great time enjoying inflatable attractions and ball pool.They were happy to spend the day full of joy and being together.  After the amusement park they went to LIDO, where they could share their experience …

After two years the international project AVAIL is closed

On 24 January 2020 within the international project “AVAIL" LatRC organised a closing event “Intercultural Kitchen”.

Training “Social work with people of different ethnic groups”

On 3 January Latvian Red Cross organised a training “Social work with people of different ethnic groups”. It was done within international project “AVAIL – “Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and lifeskills”. During the training participants had the opportunity to improve their knowledge about the intercultural communication and to develop …

Christmas event for families of refugees and asylum Seekers in Latvia

27.01 2020Uncategorized
On December 17, in Riga, Latvian Red Cross, within the international project “AVAIL – “Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and lifeskills” organised a Christmas event for children of refugees and asylum seekers”. Families attended the event together with their social mentors. First, they watched a movie “Red Shoes and Seven …

Albanian Red Cross provides support to the ones affected by earthquake

27.11 2019Uncategorized
Albanian Red Cross provides support to the ones affected by earthquake

LatRC joins international meeting within the project “AVAIL”

13.09 2019Projects
On 10-12 September 2019, a joint meeting of Red Cross members from the partner countries of the international project “AVAIL – Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and lifeskills” (Red Cross national societies of UK, Ireland, Italy, Latvia and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies) and of a …

LatRC supports asylum seeker to participate at the Tet Riga Marathon

27.05 2019Uncategorized
Since the warmer weather has arrived in Latvia, Latvian Red Cross, within the international project “AVAIL”, invites refugees and asylum seekers to join public events, for example to spend their free time actively in nature or to do some sports. Ezekiel from Nigeria, who is one of the asylum seekers in Latvia, showed his interest …

World AIDS Day 2018 – activities by the Latvian Red Cross

04.12 2018Uncategorized
  Within the World AIDS day which is on 1st December, from 23 to 30 November 2018 all over Latvia different activities were organised.  In addition, Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) organised activities to raise awareness, invited people to make HIV express tests in order to find out what is their HIV status and also participated …