64 Facts About Red Cross

1. The International Committee of the Red Cross was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1917, 1944, and, with the League of Red Cross Societies, in 1963.

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2. The Red Cross considered its primary focus to be prisoners of war whose countries had signed the Geneva Convention.

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3. In 1923, the International Committee of the Red Cross Cross adopted a change in its policy regarding the selection of new members.

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4. The Red Cross is a cliche of organizational indifference at the top.

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5. Red Cross has fulfilled our promise to make sure tens of thousands of Haitians are back in homes.

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6. The Red Cross has provided more than 132,000 people with safe and durable housing, through a variety of methods.

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7. Red Cross has produced a video for people who have not been trained in CPR or who are not sure what to do.

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8. Red Cross is registered with the independent national regulator of charities, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, under ABN 50 169 561 394.

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9. The Red Cross had warehouses full of food, water, and health care supplies.

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10. Red Cross argued that investigators' "requests for internal decision-making, internal oversight, and internal funding allocation are outside of GAO's authority", according to the GAO's account.

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11. The American Red Cross was founded in 1881, and Barton served as its first president.

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12. The American Red Cross has continued to be an important organization, offering aid to millions affected by wars and disasters.

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13. The American Red Cross sent thousands of nurses overseas, helped organize the home front, established veterans hospitals, delivered care packages, organized ambulances, and even trained dogs to search for wounded.

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14. On January 5, 1905, the American Red Cross received a slightly revised congressional charter, under which the organization still operates today.

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15. American Red Cross is the only congressionally mandated organization to provide aid to victims of disaster and is responsible for fulfilling the mandates of the Geneva Convention within the United States.

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16. The Red Cross quickly became an internationally respected movement, and the national societies became increasingly popular as a venue for volunteer work.

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17. The Red Cross is the name used in countries under nominally Christian sponsorship; Red Crescent is the name used in Muslim countries.

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18. The Red Cross was set up in 1864 at the instigation of the Swiss philanthropist Henri Dunant according to the Geneva Convention, and its headquarters are in Geneva.

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19. The American Red Cross puts special emphasis on disaster relief, services to the armed forces and veterans, and public health and safety programs.

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20. The Red Cross supplies Baxter BioSciences with items for the manufacturing of plasma products.

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21. The Red Cross was criticized for its management of nearly $1 billion in donations and received allegations that it responded more efficiently and quickly to white victims and neighborhoods than it did to African Americans.

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22. The Red Cross played a key role in helping the federal government form the Federal Emergency Management Agency in 1979.

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23. Red Cross received its first congressional charter in 1900 and a second one in 1905.

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24. American Red Cross was established on May 21, 1881, in Washington, DC, by a nurse named Clara Barton and some of her acquaintances.

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25. The Red Cross staffed hospitals and ambulance companies and recruited 20,000 registered nurses to serve the military.

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26. Red Cross received its first congressional charter in 1900 and a second in 1905, the year after Barton resigned from the organization.

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27. The Red Cross began a campaign of tough competition, moving into markets that had traditionally been served by other companies.

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28. The Red Cross vowed to increase its market share, aiming for 65 percent over the next three years.

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29. The Red Cross used a test manufactured by Abbott Laboratories in the mid-1980s to test donated blood for the AIDS virus.

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30. Red Cross spent an increasing amount of money on disaster relief through the 1980s.

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31. Red Cross continued its services to soldiers during the Korean War and after.

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32. In 1948, with the war behind it, the Red Cross established a National Blood Donor Program to provide blood to hospitals.

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33. The Red Cross continued to segregate blood by race until 1950.

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34. The Red Cross sent thousands of nurses and ambulance drivers into the war, and raised millions of dollars in donations.

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35. The Red Cross sent wheat to Russia to aid starving peasants in 1892, and Barton sailed to Turkey in 1896 to negotiate aid for the violently oppressed Armenians.

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36. The Red Cross raised cash, disbursed goods, and oversaw the building of temporary housing with donated lumber.

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37. American Red Cross dates its formal beginning to 1881, but it was active before that.

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38. The American Red Cross has played an enormously important historical role in supporting American troops in the two world wars and in ensuing conflicts.

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39. American Red Cross is a nonprofit agency with a long history of providing relief to individuals affected by war and natural disaster.

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40. The Red Cross raises funds and distributes food, groceries, household items and more to provide relief where relief is needed.

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41. American Red Cross provides disaster relief recovery for families and communities.

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42. Red Cross began collecting blood donations for patients in 1940.

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43. The International Committee of the Red Cross has insisted that, as the occupying power in the West Bank, Israel is bound by international humanitarian law.

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44. Red Cross brings back Giving Tree for nursing home seniors.

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45. Red Cross is not helping California wildfire victims but is helping the caravan.

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46. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

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47. Red Cross partners with agencies like the Albany Police Department for crucial blood drives.

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48. Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

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49. American Red Cross has launched First Aid for Opioid Overdoses—an online course to teach people how to respond to a known or suspected opioid overdose.

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50. The American Red Cross has launched First Aid for Opioid Overdoses—an online course to teach people how to respond to a known or suspected opioid overdose.

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51. Red Cross helps families forced from home after Providence fire.

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52. American Red Cross says they're helping with finances, shelter, food and clothing for four adults.

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53. The Red Cross is asking for volunteers to schedule more blood drives in the coming months to prevent the shortage from continuing.

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54. The Red Cross said two adults were displaced by that fire as well.

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55. Red Cross said one fire was at a home on Dixie Circle in Greenville.

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56. The Red Cross said one fire was at a home on Dixie Circle in Greenville.

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57. Red Cross assisting 2 Upstate families after Thanksgiving Day house fires.

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58. The American Red Cross saying the best way you can do that is by making a financial donation by clicking here.

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59. St Louis Chapter of the American Red Cross recognized the surgical dressings prepared at Pacific as being, "exceptionally well made, in fact without correction.

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60. The Red Cross announced it will provide online classes to teach people how to properly deal with an opioid overdose Daily Times-Call WASHINGTON—The number of people in Boulder County who were treated for heroin misuse increased by 128 percent between.

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61. American Red Cross is helping a couple after a building they had under construction burned on Thanksgiving morning, according to a news release.

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62. The American Red Cross is helping a couple after a building they had under construction burned on Thanksgiving morning, according to a news release.

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63. Red Cross says they expect around 4,000 shoppers at the craft show that continues Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm in Wilkes-Barre.

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64. Red Cross nurses from around the world, including the United States and Japan, came to support the medical services of the armed forces of the European countries involved in the war.

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