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The Lebanese Red Cross (LRC) is a national society that was established on July 9, 1945 as an independent National Society. In 1946, it was recognized by the State as a public nonprofit organization and as an auxiliary team to the medical personnel of the Lebanese Army.

In 1947, the Lebanese Red Cross joined the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, which today has affiliates in 191 countries, and became a member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. 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 disasters, and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies, and to mitigate the suffering of the most vulnerable.

The goal of the Lebanese Red Cross is to promote peace, serve the society, and alleviate human suffering with neutrality and without any racial, sexual, social, religious or political discrimination.

The Lebanese Red Cross provides its services through:
Emergency Medical Services - Medical and Social Services – Blood Transfusion Services, Disaster Management - School health – Disabled programs – Community based Health and First aid - Health Education and Preventive programs - First aid training - Nursing.

Disseminating rules and principles of international humanitarian law, promoting humanitarian principles and values, youth summer camps, awareness programs, visiting the elderly, financial activities - international days and conferences - promoting volunteerism

Humanity - Impartiality - Neutrality - Independence - Voluntary Service - Unity - Universality

The Lebanese Red Cross insure services for people through its centers:
  • 32 branch
  • 36 Medical - social centers
  • 46 EMS centers, 2 temporary centers, and 4 dispatch rooms
  • 31 Youth clubs
  • 8 Mobile clinics
  • 13 Blood transfusion centers
  • 1 faculty and 3 Nursing institutes
  • 1 Orthopedic workshop
  • 14 team for Disaster management  and 1 central administration
  • 1 national training center

Latest News
A Postal stamp from Libanpost on the occasion of 75th Anniversary
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary on founding the Lebanese Red Cross (LRC), Libanpost issued a stamp in coordination with the General Directorate of Post at the Ministry of Communications...
LRC launches its Annual Fundraising campaign under the Slogan “Your Support Reverts to You”
On the occasion of 8th of May, the World RCRC day, the president of Lebanese Red Cross launched the annual fundraising campaign through a speech in which he thanked those who supported the society and called for continues support...
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