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New #ClimateChangedMe campaign sounds a global alarm: “The climate crisis is here, and we need to act now.”

#ClimateChangedMe presents climate change as the “ultimate life-changing experience”.

Soldiers of the NATO Slovakian contingent and eFP BG who are stationed in Latvia donates food parcel to the Red Cross

On September 13, representatives of the Slovakian Army and NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia donated more than 400 food parcels to social centre "Gaizins"

Representatives of NATO’s Italian army wish to be socially active and support children

This autumn, an activity will be organized to support the children of LatRC social centers.

Hepatitis Day – express testing in LatRC Health centers

04.08 2021Health promotion
Within the World Hepatitis day on 28 July, from 26 to 30 July, everyone was invited to check their health free of charge by performing a hepatitis express test in the Latvian Red Cross Health centers in Riga and Daugavpils. In Riga 64 persons participated in express testing, of which hepatitis C was detected in …

Information about Dry Eye Disease (DED)

29.06 2021LatRC Youth
Dry Eye Disease (DED) is a major and increasing health-care problem due to its high prevalence and economic burden. Prevalence data reveals that 5 to 35% of the world's adult population suffer from DED.

International Voluntary Services: New Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Latvian Red Cross

With the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Latvian Red Cross and the German Red Cross, both national societies contribute to strengthening their cooperation.

A new campaign is launched to help the world’s mothers caught in war

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, RC is launching a new campaign to highlight the courage of women living in countries in conflict.

Maxima and Latvian Red Cross continue campaign “Pet Days”

13.04 2021Social support
On 13 April, one of people’s favourite promotions resumes – Pet Days.

The evaluation of the project “BALTPREP” has been successfully completed

On March 19, an online evaluation meeting of the international project “BALTPREP ” took place.

Ten years since the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

On this same day 11 March in 2011 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, killing 18,428 people and displacing 470,000 others.

Video: international project “BALTPREP” – experience and benefits

01.03 2021Projects
Video about the BALTPREP project: 2 years experience and lessons learnt.

The implementation of the international project “BALTPREP” continues in February

26.02 2021Projects
Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) in February, continued to implement the international project "BALTPREP"