Breaking the taboo: fighting violence against older women

From 2007 to 2009, the Austrian Red Cross coordinated the project Breaking the Taboo, which aimed to raise awareness of the problem of violence against older women amongst health and social care professionals, as well as the general public.

25.11.15 13:08

Reception of asylum seekers

Dignified standards must be maintained across the European Union, proclaimes the Redcross- and Redcrescent-Movement in this joint statement.

25.11.15 12:53

Red Cross volunteers provide continuous support at border crossing to people-on-the-move

Over the past weekend, Austrian Red Cross volunteers have supported more than 15,000 people who crossed the border from Hungary in the span of 48 hours, on foot but also on buses and trains. By Andreea Anca, IFRC and Gabriela Poller-Hartig, Austrian Red Cross

08.09.15 15:21


Austrian Marathon-Initiative to dissiminate the fundamental principles in their 50th year

25.03.15 21:45

Presentation of the 2014 edition of the World Disasters Report

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the Norwegian Embassy and the Austrian Red Cross cordially invite you to the presentation of the 2014 edition of the World Disasters Report - Focus on Culture and Risk.

14.10.14 10:36

Austrian Red Cross worker shot whilst on duty

Johann Dorfwirth was shot whilst on duty on 17 September 2013.

20.09.13 09:27

Are you prepared? - Prepare 2 Respond

Strengthening the Humanitarian Sector in the new EU Member States and Candidate countries*

06.09.13 12:28

Austrian Red Cross provides Assistance to Flood Victims

Wide ranging support is provided by the Austrian Red Cross. From emergency medical services to the psychosocial support for flood victims.

06.06.13 13:38

In Favor of Gender Balance

Austrian Red Cross Management Board signs Gender Pledge

28.01.13 11:24

The Austrian Red Cross - Annual Report 2011

Humanitarian Work in Figures

03.01.13 12:01
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