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World Refugee Day 2020: 72 hour online video with testimonials and messages from refugees around the world

On 19 – 20 June, 2020, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Representation for Northern Europe will be screening a virtual event of a video exclusively produced for the occasion, streaming live and in a loop for 72 hours. This video will include testimonials and messages from refugees around the world, including strong refugee voices from countries in Northern Europe. This gives them the chance to tell their stories:

  • why they fled;
  • the hardships they have endured;
  • their hopes and dreams for the future;
  • how they have rebuilt their lives in their new home countries.

We invite everyone to take the chance to get to know these people! LatRC will share the hyperlink to a live video “Refugee voices from around the world” which will be streamed on UNHCR communication channels on

youtube.com        twitter.com

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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

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Hepatitis Day – express testing in LatRC Health centers

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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 2021 LatRC 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.