This weekend Estonian, Finnish, Latvian and Lithuanian Red Cross are exercising response in the event of a ship accident, which, according to the scenario, will bring almost 1800 people to the coast of Hiiumaa. The goal is to develop cross-border cooperation in case of a mass evacuation. More specifically, how to register, temporarily accommodate and …
On 14 June 2023 the World Blood Donor Day is celebrated. This years slogan is “Give blood, give plasma, share life, share often.” that on patients requiring life-long transfusion support and underlines the role every single person can play, by giving the valuable gift of blood or plasma. It also highlights the importance of giving …
From 31 May to 1 June, the representatives of Norwegian RC Ullensaker regional branch came on a study visit to learn more about the Latvian RC Humanitarian Aid program and social care services that NorRC has supported over the years. On the first day, the guests together with LatRC International and Public Relations, humanitarian aid …
4 international trainings in 3 different countries took place during May.
LatRC staff and volunteers participated Red Cross Training of Trainers for Setting up and Running the Evacuation Center Activities
14 participants joined the training.
At the end of February, LatRC representatives participated in the opening event of the international project “EU4Health – provision of high-quality and timely psychological first aid to people affected by the Ukrainian crisis in Ukraine and the affected countries” in Budapest, Hungary, where they met with project partners from the RC national societies, the International …
LatRC is starting the implementation of an international project to strengthen the mental health of Ukrainian civilians and aid workers
25 Red Cross national societies have joined the project.
LatRC volunteers and staff have participated in the training of the project “EvRe – Evacuation Ready”
A total of 26 people participated in the training.