The South African Red Cross Society is part of the world’s Largest Humanitarian Movement and supports people affected by natural disaster and conflict.

Guided by the movement’s Fundemental Principles, the Red Cross provides support based on need.

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Charity News
August 9, 2019

Happy Women’s Day

South Africa commemorates Women’s Month in August as a tribute to the thousands of women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. This historic march was a…
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Disaster Management
July 8, 2019

Fire ripped through Marathon informal settlement, in Germiston

Press Release - 08 July 2019 At least 150 people have been displaced following fire outbreak, that ripped through, approximately 100 shacks were destroyed in Marathon Informal Settlement, in Germiston. The South African Red Cross has deployed teams of Disaster…
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