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Towards a self-sustainable National Society

Posted on Monday, October 8th, 2012

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 national society. The initiative titled “Beyond Re-engineering of Sri Lanka Red Cross Society” pushes the Management, Governance, its membership and

43,000 IDP families to get permanent housing in Northern Sri Lanka

Posted on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

02/10/2012 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: The 2nd phase of the Indian Housing Project aimed at constructing 43,000 houses for the returnees of the 30 year old conflict, was formally launched today in Mannar, Mullativu and Jaffna, the 3 districts of northern Sri Lanka. The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) in collaboration with the International Federation

Focus on developing a resilient Asia

Posted on Friday, September 21st, 2012

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. The objective of the Forum was to discuss about challenges in global humanitarian work and to understand the needs of