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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 participates at the international meeting within “BALTPREP” project in Berlin, Germany

09.10 2019Uncategorized
On 27 September, 2019, within the international project “BALTPREP – enhancing regional preparedness and response capacity for major accidents in the Baltic Sea region” representative of the Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) joined a project group meeting in Berlin, Germany. The team was working on preparing a regional preparedness plan. It should be useful and important tool to …

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 …

International study visit in Latvia within the project AVAIL

05.03 2019Uncategorized
  On 28 March 2019, Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) organised a study visit for colleagues form German, British, Italian and Irish Red Cross national societies and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), as well as for representatives of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The main aim of the study visit was …

Refugee and asylum seeker families visit Sigulda

05.09 2019Uncategorized
At the end of summer 2019, on 29 August asylum seekers and refugees with their families went on an excursion to Sigulda. During the excursion, participants enjoyed Krimulda manor house, air tram, serpentine path, Livonian Order Sigulda castle ruins and Gutmanu cave. The final destination of this excursion was the playground for children in Raina …

“Erasmus+:Youth in action” Youth exchange project “Knowledge into action: Climate Change Consequence (CCC)” has ended

05.09 2019Uncategorized
With the start of the new school year, Latvian Red Cross has completed its youth exchange project “Knowledge into Action: Climate Change Consequence (CCC)” within the “Erasmus +: Youth in Action” program, coordinated by the Agency for International Programs for Youth in Latvia, that involved Red Cross Youth from 6 countries – Latvia, Estonia, Finland, …

Organizational project meeting within international project “AVAIL” has taken place in Great Britain

26.08 2019Uncategorized
On 21 – 30 August 2019 representatives from Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) joined experience exchange meeting in Great Britain. It was organised within the international Red Cross project “AVAIL- Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and life skills”. All partners attended the meeting and it was organised to give participants the …

LatRC joins an international meeting within the project “BALTPREP”

08.08 2019Uncategorized
Published on 08.08.2019. Within the umbrella of the BALTPREP project, the first meeting of a newly established Baltic Sea Region Disaster Management Technical Working Group took place in Helsinki on 7 June, 2019. The forum is meant for peer learning, exchange of knowledge and support as well as to ensure cooperation of the Baltic Sea …

Educational excursion for refugees and asylum seekers at Tervete Nature Park

25.07 2019Uncategorized
  On 24 July 2019, within the international Red Cross project “AVAIL- Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and life skills”, Latvian Red Cross organised educational excursion for families of refugees and asylum seekers (RAS) to Tervete Nature Park. It was a great opportunity for RAS to know more about Latvia …

Glass jewellery workshop for refugees and asylum seekers

25.10 2019Uncategorized
  On 4 June, 2019, within the project “AVAIL” Latvian Red Cross organised glass jewellery (earrings, brooches, pendants and necklaces) workshop for refugees and asylum seekers. After cutting colourful pieces of glass, each piece was combined in different combinations and colour ranges and every participant could imagine himself/herself as glass artist. Children and adults joined …