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Contact information Contact person
Gaiziņa Street 7, Riga, LV-1010Phone: +371 67336650 E-mail: ilona.luste@redcross.lv Ilona Luste , Head of First Aid and Disaster Management Programme

The aim of the Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) is to participate in educating society on how to act in an emergency situation, to provide support to responsible state institutions in the prevention of emergency situations, and to give assistance to victims by involving local resources and organising international Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement` assistance.

Employees and volunteers of the LatRC regularly participate in various emergency trainings, with the aim of improving skills to respond to man-made or natural disasters. LatRC representatives have participated in local and international emergency trainings in Belarus, Poland, Finland, Italy, etc. to gain international experience and share knowledge with domestic colleagues. It has contributed to strengthening the capacity of the LatRC DM teams.