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LatRC Rezekne branch youngsters participate at the role play “On The Run” in Norway

20.10 2015Uncategorized
From October 9 to October 11, three young volunteers from Latvian Red Cross Rezekne branch participated at the role play event “On The Run” (Valdres mountains, Norway) that was organized by Norwegian Red Cross Oppland branch. The topic of the game was refugees and their needs. Norwegian RC team explained the topic not only by …

Advence planning visit for Red Cross youth exchange by Erasmus+

12.06 2017Uncategorized
Published on 12.06.2017. On 7th – 10th June 2017 Red Cross youth volunteers and staff members from six countries – the Netherlands, Austria, Germany, Estonia, Portugal and Latvia met in Riga for the advance planning visit of the youth exchange “Doing local, changing global” organised by the Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) which will be held …

Red Cross EU Office about evacuation training in Latvia

14.10 2015Uncategorized
On 3rd September Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) organized a community based exercise – evacuation training in the LatRC Social Care Centre Sturisi in Laidze, Talsi region. The training was organized within international project PrepAGE No ECHO/SUB/2013/661043   and it involved participation of stakeholders, rescue services, LatRC staff and volunteers. Red Cross EU Office defines this training …

Norwegian Red Cross Oppland branch visits LatRC Rezekne branch

15.12 2015Uncategorized
On the 2nd-6th December 2015 ‪‎Latvian Red Cross and Rezekne branch were pleased to welcome Norwegian Red Cross Oppland branch colleagues for a working visit in Riga and Rezekne.  The Oppland Working team consisted of 3 volunteers – Project coordinator Mr. Tore Wien, Youth leader Ms. Margret Taarud and the volunteer of social programs Ms. Nadia …

The resaults of project Work therapy in Rezekne

10.05 2017Uncategorized
Ziņa publicēta 10.05.2017. As we informed before last two years in LatRC Rezekne branch project “Work therapy” was realized. The project was organised in a colaboration with Norwegian Red Cross Oppland branch. The project funds were used for 12 families with children to buy seeds of vegetables, herbs and berries in order to plant them …

Christmas miracles at the LatRC short-stay accommodation centre “Burtnieks” and Crisis Centre “Burtnieks”

29.12 2015Uncategorized
In this special time of the year children and their parents – inhabitants of the Latvian Red Cross short-stay accommodation centre “Burtnieks” and Latvian Red Cross Crisis Centre “Burtnieks” – are especially pleased. The last few days families have spent time together in order to prepare the Christmas joy to themselves – firstly they wrapped …

Latvian Red Cross traveling exhibition in Talsi

22.03 2016Uncategorized
On Friday, January 8, Latvian Red Cross opened its traveling exhibition in Talsi city. The exhibition was opened with a speech by Mr. Uldis Likops, LatRC Secretary General, Mr.Aivars Lacarus, Talsi City Council Chairman, and Martins Vesperis – the curator of this exhibition, specialist of Pauls Stradins Museum of history of medicine. Also Mrs. Anita Boitmane, …

Study course “Red Cross and its principles” has successfully ended

28.01 2016Uncategorized
We are pleased to announce that a 2 month long study course “Red Cross and its principles” at the Red Cross Medical College of Riga Stradins University has successfully ended. On January 26, students of study programmes “Nursing” and “Physic” took a final exam. 33 future nurses and medical assistants showed their newly gained knowledge …

New humanitarian aid point of LatRC (including for refugees and asylum seekers)

20.01 2016Uncategorized
The Latvian Red Cross has opened new humanitarian aid point, where every one can give and receive humanitarian aid (including refugees and asylum seekers).   Published on 20.01.2016.    

PrepAGE working group final meeting in Vienna, Austria

11.03 2016Uncategorized
On 18-19th February 2016 Austrian Red Cross hosted a PrepAGE working group final meeting in Vienna, Austria. The aim of the meeting was to exchange the experiences from each partner countries within the international Project PrepAGE – Enhancing disaster management preparedness for the older population in the EU. All project Partners – representatives of Austrian …

LatRC youth from Rezekne joins camp “Winter friends -a friend with winter” in Norway

24.03 2016Uncategorized
Between the 3rd and 6th of March, Rezekne LRC young people participated in 4- day winter training camp in Norway, “Winter friends -a friend with winter.”  10 young people from Rezekne and Rezekne district participated on the training.  Their names are Eva Rubene, Jānis Šaudiņš Kristīne Pokule, Aivis Strankaļs Marija Kalinina, Aivars Mežatučs, Māra Gailume, …