Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS)

Unverified non-profit organisation

The Kuwait Red Crescent Society is a voluntary humanitarian society providing help and assistance to vulnerable people without discrimination. The Society joined the International Union of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in June of 1968, and is considered the only organization in Kuwait that represents the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement. Key organisational operations include providing social welfare and health care to the needy, contributing to disaster, first aid and rescue operations, assisting the victims of natural and man made disasters, aiding and protecting the wounded, prisoners of war and victims of disasters, and facilitating communication among residents in conflict areas, prisoners of war and their families. The KRCS assumed a leading role in responding to the tsunami of December 26th 2004.



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Regions / countries / territories

Middle East: Kuwait

Global issues

Disasters and humanitarian affairs ; Food security and nutrition; Shelter, housing,...show all (3)

Goods categories

Food & beverage; Medical & scientific; Personal care products & luggage;...show all (4)