Youth Red Cross Report
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YOUTH REDCROSS REPORT
About INDIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY
The Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) is a voluntary humanitarian organization to protect human life and health based in India. It is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and so shares the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The society's mission is providing relief in times of disasters/emergencies and promoting health & care of vulnerable people and communities. It has a network of over 700 branches throughout India.
To enhance the understanding about the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement & its Fundamental Principles and promote peace and harmony among the youth and the selected communities.
To strengthen the capacity of the YRC in the area of Hygiene Promotion, Household Water Treatment, Basic First Aid and Promoting Peace and harmony.
To contribute towards increasing the awareness of and behavioral changes in the selected communities on Hygiene Promotion, Household Water Treatment and basic First Aid.
Key activities under youth program
Trainings to selected teachers and students on Red Cross, Youth program activities as well as on Hygiene Promotion, Water & Sanitation and First Aid.
Initiation of preparation of visibility activities (wall paintings, posters etc) and printing of behavior change communication material etc.
Initiation of behavior change communication sessions in communities on WASH, First Aid and Health.
Celebration of special days in school/ college and branch levels with focus on increasing community awareness on Red Cross and Health issues, e.g. – World Red Cross Day, World Health Day, World Water Day, World Health Day, World Malaria Day, International Youth Day, International FA Day, World Toilet Day.
Exposure visits of selected Community members/J/YRC Members to other villages to observe community development approaches.