Red Cross held a three-day blood drive at College of the Marshall Islands old library last week. Funding for the activity was provided by USAID Bureau of Humanitarian Affairs. US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral both assisted with the financial contribution and donated blood along with other representatives from the US Embassy. As a result of the […]
EVE BURNSMarshall Islands Red Cross Society held a World First Aid Day event at Laura this past Saturday. Red Cross announced it will be using the Jeirok Center as a sub-office going forward. World First Aid Day is an annual campaign to promote the importance of first aid training in preventing injuries and saving lives. […]
The Ebeye Red Cross branch team coordinated a First Aid and CPR Training with the Wotho Local Government last month. A total of 25 local residents were certified in First Aid and CPR that covers infants and children. Wotho residents were given the great opportunity to learn life saving skills. At the end of the […]
Now that the outer islands travel advisory related to dengue fever has been lifted, the Marshall Islands Red Cross Society has resumed first aid training on remote islands. “We are ready to get back into First Aid/CPR and Emergency Response Training for outer island communities,” said Red Cross spokesperson Roger Muller. “We are very grateful to be working […]
The dengue outbreak took hold of Majuro last week, with the number of suspected and confirmed cases more than doubling in seven days’ time, according to the Ministry of Health and Human Services situation report of September 8. A total of 57 cases were reported in Majuro through September 1. By September 8, the latest […]
More than 10,000 young Red Cross and Red Crescent leaders and volunteers from 140 countries gathered in northern Italy from 17-23 June to celebrate the centenary of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). The weeklong “4th International Solferino Youth Meeting” included a series of workshops for hundreds of young Red Cross […]
KELLY LORENNIJ Canvasback Wellness Center and Marshall Islands Red Cross Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last week Thursday that bring in two Red Cross volunteers to train as farmer-instructors who will manage gardening classes for public elementary schools.