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Norwegian RC and Latvian RC – joint project on Work therapy

17.09 2015Uncategorized
On 4th-6st of September Latvian Red Cross Rezekne branch together with Norwegian Red Cross Oppland branch and Rezekne municipality visited social risk families which participated in the joint project “Work therapy”. It gave the possibility to see the results of this project and also to listen to the stories and experience of participants. The project …

LatRC and SIA “Forum Cinemas”: charity premiere of a movie “Everest”

17.09 2015Uncategorized
Latvian Red Cross, SIA “Forum Cinemas”, cinema “Kino Citadele”, newspaper “Diena”, “Gandrs” and Latvian alpinists, who sheared their experience about climbing Mount Everest, are very grateful to everyone, who came to a movie “Everest” charity premiere yesterday, 16th September, and donated their money by buying a ticket in order to help Nepal, where thousands of …

Evacuation training at LatRC social care centre

09.09 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. 130 inhabitants who daily live in the centre are mostly elderly people who suffer from dementia, have mental or movement disorders. The training was organized within international project PrepAGE …

Latvian National and regional TV news: PrepAGE evacuation training in LatRC social care centre

09.09 2015Uncategorized
Evacuation training in LatRC Social Care Centre “Sturisi” was documented by regional LTV1 and local Talsu TV: Please see the videos (latvian) here: Video form LTV1 daily news  

LatRC Riga centre branch meeting with German Red Cross Hamburg-Harburg branch

25.08 2015Uncategorized
LatRC Riga centre branch hosted a meeting for their 10 years long cooperation partners – colleagues from German Red Cross Hamburg-Harburg branch. During the regular meeting the team discussed the activities that were made during the last year and also made the future cooperation plans.  

International Youth Training Camp “BE SAFE & HEALTHY”

25.08 2015Uncategorized
On the 3rd-6st August 2015, Latvian Red Cross Youth hosted the educational camp in Abragciems, Latvia with more than 40 participants from German, Estonian, Belarus, Ukrainian and Latvian Red Cross Youth. During the first three days everyone had an opportunity to join six First Aid trainings/ workshops, in which they went through couple of scenarios …

Riga and Hamburg – Harburg RC youth friendship camp

20.08 2015Uncategorized
On 6-8 August 2015 LatRC Youth, in collaboration with LatRC Riga Centre branch, in the LatRC Social Centre “Kauguri” (Latvia) hosted an event – a friendship camp for Red Cross Youth divisions of Hamburg-Harburg (Germany) and Riga centre branch (Latvia). The main goal was to get to know each other better while participating at the …

Work therapy project within LatRC Rezekne branch and Norwegian Red Cross Oppland branch cooperation

27.07 2015Uncategorized
Within LatRC Rezekne branch and Norwegian Red Cross Oppland branch cooperation, 12 families in Rezekne region are participating at the Work therapy project for social risk families. The project funds were used to buy seeds of vegetables, herbs and berries that were given to the families in order to plant them in their gardens, thus …

IFRC Secretary General visits Latvian Red Cross

21.07 2015Uncategorized
On 9-10 July, Red Cross EU office Coordination Group meeting took place in Riga, Latvia. The meeting was attended by Mr. Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Mr. Leon Prop, Director of Red Cross EU Office and members of the Coordination group from German, …

LatRC hosts meeting for RC colleagues of European Red Cross NS`s, ICRC and IFRC to discuss common principles of effective communication

30.06 2015Uncategorized
In 28 – 30 May in Riga, Latvian Red Cross hosted a meeting of the European Public Support Group (EPSG). In this meeting colleagues form Belgium, Denmark, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Great Britain, Latvia, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland RC National Societies as well as from International Committee of the Red Cross …

LatRC participates at European Anti Poverty Network meeting

29.06 2015Uncategorized
On 18-19 June Latvian Red Cross represented European EAPN-Latvia in Belgium, Leuven within the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN-Europe) training. EAPN representatives from 24 countries were going through statistics and EU-policies and working on suggestions on how to get poverty context on EU agenda in order to improve the situation of the most deprived and …

LatRC invites YOUNG AND BECOMING PARENTS to participate in educational activities

12.05 2015Uncategorized
Latvian Red Cross invites YOUNG AND BECOMING PARENTS to participate in educational activities! The planned sessions in May Date Themes of sessions  14th May  10:00–12:00 The theme of the session: child’s development “crises” until the age of 1.5 years What is a “development crisis” and how does it express? (reasons for the crisis and its …