Archive for the year 2015

Strengthening youth capacity and molding future leaders

posted on: 23-11-20156

23/11/2015 – Rathnapura, Sri Lanka: A national youth camp aimed at molding young minds to be future leaders of the country was held in Nivithigala, Rathnapura recently with the participation of youth from all branches of

Being climate smart in a world where the climate change

posted on: 11-11-20156

11/11/2015 – Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka: In recent years, Sri Lanka has endured a series of extreme weather-related events, attributed in part to the effects of climate change. Since 2010, torrential rains have caused five major floods

On behalf of the most vulnerable…

posted on: 14-02-20146

Waking up early everyday morning, preparing food and making sure her kids are ready to go to school is something she has been doing as long as she can remember.

Towards a self-sustainable National Society

posted on: 8-10-20126

08/10/2012 – Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka: The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) recently took the initiative to launch another phase of its re-engineering process, where the society is aiming to work towards a self sustainable

Focus on developing a resilient Asia

posted on: 21-09-20126

21/09/2012 – Colombo, Sri Lanka : The Asia-Pacific Red Cross Forum, co-sponsored by the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) and the Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM) took place in Beijing, China this month.

Challenges & solutions in aiding the vulnerable

posted on: 7-09-20126

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,

First Aid services for a religious festival

posted on: 27-08-20126

27/08/2012: Every year, there are two annual church feasts taking place at the St. Anne’s Shrine, Thalawila, in the month of March and August. Carrying out first aid services for the pilgrims attending this religious

Cleaning contaminated wells in northern Sri Lanka

posted on: 22-08-20126

23/08/2012 –  In Sri Lanka, November- January is a rainy season (North East Monsoon) especially in the north and east part of the country. During this season most part of the north, east and central

A salute for humanity

posted on: 21-08-20126

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

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