Challenges & solutions in aiding the vulnerable

Posted on Friday, September 7th, 2012

08/09/2012 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: On World First Aid Day, the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society along with the Red Cross Red Crescent societies across the world still faces the same questions: if someone collapsed, how many people would know what to do? Would they be afraid to help because the law could hold them

A salute for humanity

Posted on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

By Mahieash Johnney – IFRC Communications & Information Manager in Colombo    21/08/2012 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: The humanitarian world in Sri Lanka gathered today at the United Nations compound in Colombo to honor the millions of people who have invested their time and life for the welfare of another. Organized under the theme “People

Preparing communities to face future disasters

Posted on Saturday, August 18th, 2012

19/08/12 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: The ICPR project covers Colombo, Badulla, Mannar, kegalle and Matara. The IPCR team working in the Colombo Branch of Sri Lanka Red Cross Society selected 05 GN divisions as a project implementing area in Kolonnawa and Homagama DS divisions for the Vulnerability Capacity Assessment. This assessment initially took place at