BAITADI, June 10: The Red Cross Society in Baitadi district has distributed face masks to 72 prisoners, 20 security personnels and 8 staff members serving in the district jail.

KAVREPALANCHWOK, Feb 3: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota has urged the leadership and staffers at the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) in Kavrepalanchowk district not be embroiled in politics anymore.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: A Nepali humanitarian and Red Cross veteran Jagan Chapagain has been selected as the new Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

NEW YORK, Sept 21: The International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) has said over 200 million people may need humanitarian assistance each year after 2050 due to escalating effects of climate change around the world.

Every year the 8th of May is celebrated as World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. The day is celebrated as it marks the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, the founder of the Red Cross and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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