Youth Red Cross
The Red Cross Society is a worldwide, well known, universally accepted, admired and internationally identified humanitarian service organisation. It is the biggest, independent non-religious, non-political, non-sectarian and voluntary relief organisation treating people equally all over the world without any discrimination as to their nationality race and religion beliefs. It was established in 1863 in Geneva, Switzerland. The Father of Red Cross movement and recipient of noble award for peace in 1901 was “Jean Henry Dunant”, who was a successful businessman.
Red Cross logo
The emblem of a red cross with arms of equal length on a white background is the visible sign of protection under the 1949 Geneva Conventions. As such, it is the emblem of the armed forces’ medical services.
The Red Cross logo was designed by Henri Dunant in 1863.
The main purpose of Youth Red Cross is:
• Informing youth members and others the role and the responsibilities of the Red Cross and encourage them to contribute
• Awareness on the care of their own health and that of others
• The understanding and acceptance of civic responsibilities and acting accordingly with humanitarian concern, to fulfill the same
• To enable the growth and development of a spirit of service and sense of duty with dedication and devotion in the minds of youth
• To foster better friendly relationship with all without any discrimination
Youth Red Cross Activities:
• Protection of Health & Life
• Service to the Sick & Suffering
• Promotion of National & International Friendship, to develop the mental and moral capacities of the youth
• Organizing Blood Donation Camps
Dr. P. Jeya Sankar
Ms. Sakthi Devi - III Chemistry