International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is a humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide. It was founded to protect human life and... Wikipedia

  • Abbreviation:  ICRC and IFRC
  • Motto:  Inter arma caritas, Per humanitatem ad pacem, (Latin)
  • Founders:  Henry Dunant, Gustave Moynier, Théodore Maunoir, Guillaume Henri Dufour, Louis Appia
  • Type:  NGO, NPO
  • Focus:  Humanitarianism
  • Location:  Geneva, Switzerland
  • Origins:  Geneva
  • Method:  Aid
  • Membership:  (United Nations General Assembly) CICR and FICR
  • Key people:  Peter Maurer
  • Volunteers:  c. 16.4 million
  • Award(s):  Nobel Peace Prize, (1917 ICRC, 1944 ICRC, 1963 ICRC & IFRC)
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo