Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross


The International Committee of the Red Cross, established in 1863, works worldwide to provide help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that prtect victims of war. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, it employs some 12,000 people in 80 countries; it is financed mainly by voluntary donations from governments and from national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies.

How you could help

Your donations count.

You can donate to the Israel and Gaza appeal, Iraq Emergency appeal, or the Syria appeal.

By donating you would be helping many children with their everyday lives.