Lebanese Red Cross

Last modified: 
04/02/2018 - 1:49pm

The Lebanese Red Cross (LRC) is a humanitarian organization established on July 9, 1945 as an independent national society. In 1946, it was recognized by the State as a public non-profit organization and as an auxiliary team to the medical service Lebanese Army. In 1947, the Lebanese Red Cross joined the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement  and became a member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies ever since. Furthermore, it is a founding member of the Secretariat General of the Organization of the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Societies. The Lebanese Red Cross Society is led by volunteers, whose mission is to provide relief to victims of natural and human made disasters, and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies, and to mitigate the suffering of the most vulnerable. The Lebanese Red Cross acts as an auxiliary to the medical services of the Lebanese Army during armed conflicts, participates in efforts aiming at improving health, preventing disease and alleviating the suffering of all people, organizes urgent relief services for the victims of all kinds of disasters, recruits volunteers and trains them to accomplish different tasks appointed to the Lebanese Red Cross, encourages the participation of children and youth in the Lebanese Red Cross activities and disseminates humanitarian norms and the Fundamental Principals of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and the roles of International Humanitarian Law.

Acronym: 
LRC
Organisation Type: 
Local Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
1945
Country of Origin: 
LB
Intervention Sector(s): 
Advocacy & Awareness
Health
Relief Services
Training & Capacity Building
Contact person's position: 
Director of Public Relations and Communication
Contact person's email: 
Contact person's phone number: 
N/A
Address: 
Spears street
Beirut , Beirut
لبنان
Phone: +96113728023
Fax: +9611378207
Beirut LB
City: 
Beirut
Street: 
Spears street
Phone: 
+96113728023
Website: 
Email: 
pr.info@redcross.org.lb
Fax: 
+9611378207
Contact person's name: 
Ayad Mounzer
Partnerships: 
N/A

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The Mobile Blood Drive Technologist participates in LRC mobile blood drives and is responsible to manage all aspects of blood transfusion in alignment with the “National Guidelines of good transfusion practices” - 2012

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

The Procurement Assistant is responsible for supporting the Procurement Unit in all administrative duties such as managing the archiving system and updating the procurement tracking sheet.

Friday, 23 November 2018

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