Sri Lanka Red Cross
22/04/2016 – Kandy, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Red Cross Society pioneers in First Aid in Sri Lanka continues to enhance the quality and knowledge of First Aid across the island. Accordingly a First Aid Instructor Refresher Training Course for 2016 began at the Rural Development Training & Research Institute (RDTRI), Pilimatalawa, in Kandy yesterday (21stApril 2016). 70
11/01/2016 – Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka: The volunteers of Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) Nuwara Eliya Branch responded to a home fire recently at the Brunswick Estate located in Maskeliya. The fire has gutted over 15 houses affecting over 80 people living there. Currently they are housed at the Bluefield Tamil Maha Vidyalaya close by.
22/12/2015 – Jaffna, Sri Lanka: The Red Cross Post Conflict Recovery Programme (RC PCRP) that began its operations in 2010 soon after a 30 year old conflict ended is now coming to an end after constructing 21,125 homes in northern Sri Lanka. The Programme has aided over 400,000 people living in all five districts of
18/12/2015 – Jaffna, Sri Lanka: The President of Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) Jagath Abeysinghe says that in order to ensure a credible development and sustainability of services which is provided by the Red Cross can only be achieved if the branch network becomes more stronger in identifying the needs of their people, thus
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 the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS). The event was organized by the Youth Unit of the Organizational Department of
UPDATE 2 18/11/2015 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) is responding to various emergencies as a result of adverse weather conditions in most parts of Sri Lanka. 138,676 people living in 14 districts, mostly in the north are affected by floods, landslides and heavy rains. SLRCS volunteers through its branch
20/05/2015 – Kalutara, Sri Lanka: The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society’s (SLRCS) Kalutara Branch handed over equipment worth a million rupees to the Walallawitia Divisional Secretariat as mitigation support for future disasters. The programme conducted under the Integrated Programme for Community Resilience of SLRCS Walallawita Divisional Secretariat was identified as a disaster prone area specially
26/06/2014 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: Today, over 40 per cent of the world’s population is at risk from dengue, stresses the advocacy report released today by the Sri Lanka Red Cross (SLRCS) in collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Dengue is a major public health issue. Over the
17/02/2014 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: Ravindu a 14-year-old boy from Hambantota woke up early in the morning with much enthusiasm. He’s going on a trip to Colombo. Coming from a rural village, this trip to the city is of much importance to him. Today he’s taking part in programme that talks about how we need
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.