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Minimising the humanitarian impact of immigration detention: Time to promote alternatives

On International Migrants Day, 18 December 2020, the Red Cross EU Office (RC EU Office) calls on the European Union (EU) and its Member States to limit the use of detention in the implementation of migration policies.

The SK EU Office has published a report “Red Alert. National Red Cross Societies managing disaster risks in Europe”

The Red Cross EU office has released the report on disaster management “Red Alert. National Red Cross Societies managing disaster risks in Europe”.

Results of HIV testing week in the LatRC Health centres

04.12 2020Health promotion
HIV testing week in the LatRC Health centres: results

World AIDS Day 2020: LatRC Youth educates people about the HIV/AIDS

04.12 2020Health promotion
On World AIDS Day, December 1, Latvian Red Cross volunteers carried out activities in 8 cities.

Living Library today, on 12 November

12.11 2020Projects
An event where people with roots in different parts of the world, but the road has taken them to Latvia, meet in one evening. We will talk about life in Latvia, about Latvians and about the road. A place where “living books” will meet “book readers”. Today’s Living Library “books”: * TIMO WIEDMER (Switzerland), volunteer …

In four day training Latvian Red Cross representatives learn about the psychosocial support in disasters

12.11 2020Projects
On 27 – 30 October, 2020, within the international project “BALTPREP” representatives of the LatRC joined the Psychosocial support training.

Informative campaign “Drive Healthy”:

12.11 2020Uncategorized
Latvian Automotive Club (LAMB) and the Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) has launched the campaign “Drive Healthy”. The main goal is to inform about the hygiene and health safety.

Project “BALTPREP”: LatRC joins the international disaster management training

11.11 2020Projects
On 26 – 20 October, 2020, within the international project “BALTPREP” representative of the LatRC joined the Regional Disaster Management training.

LatRC participates in online training – table top exercise

On 3 November, the representatives of the Latvian Red Cross participated in the international online training.

Five tonnes of animal food donated to families and people of low-income

02.11 2020Social support
The association “Latvian Red Cross” received more than five tonnes, or 12 000 dog and cat meals, for pets of the low-income people within the framework of the “Pet Days” campaign. This was achieved with the support of “Maxima” customers and SIA ”Mars Latvia”. Viktors Jaksons, President of the “Latvian Red Cross” says: “During this dark autumn time, …

LatRC is planning new projects at the EU Domestic Focal Points meeting

On 19 and 20 October, Red Cross EU Office together with French Red Cross was hosting the first EU Domestic Focal Points meeting – attended by 41 representatives of 19 National Red Cross Societies. With a focus on national activities in care, ageing, disability, employability, integration, migration and inclusion, the event enabled participants to jointly …

Latvian Red Cross staff members and volunteers are introduced with the actual information on “Balptrep” project

LatRC staff members and volunteers joined a seminar were LatRC activities, services and projects, including project "BALTPREP" were presented.