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November 14, 2018

World Diabetes Day 2018:The Family and Diabetes

" Diabetes concerns every family Over 425 million people are currently living with diabetes. Most of these cases are type 2 diabetes, which is largely preventable through regular physical activity, a healthy and balanced diet, and the promotion of healthy…
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November 8, 2018

What your donations achieve?

#GiveWithLove  # NikelaNgothando Buy blankets for Disaster victims On the 5th of October 2018 SARCS responded to a disaster in Plastic view, north of Pretoria where more 132 shacks were burned and over 300 people were left homeless. SA Redcross donated…
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November 7, 2018

Why support the Redcross #GiveWithLove #NikelaNgothando

To many people who are in great need across the world, the Red Cross offers the only real chance of hope. We are often one of the first humanitarian organisations able to reach people when conflict or natural disasters destroy…
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September 12, 2018

Advancing SARCS role to the End TB/HIV strategy

The increasing scourge of Tuberculosis (TB) infection and TB related death in South Africa as at 2017 is defined at 8.8% by the Statistics South Africa. According to the TBFACTS.org, about 80% of South African population is infected with TB…
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September 5, 2018

South Africa is a Nation of Givers

The International Day of Charity is commemorated annually on 5 September to create awareness and mobilise people, NGOs, and stakeholders to help those in need through volunteer and philanthropic activities. On World Charity Day, the South African Red Cross Society…
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August 17, 2018

SARCS supports World Humanitarian Day campaign #NotATarget

Every year on 19 August, the international community marks World Humanitarian Day in recognition of aid workers who lost their lives in the course of duty. On this day we also celebrate humanity and the spirit which inspires people to help…
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April 6, 2018

Red Cross salutes you Mama Winnie

It is with great sadness that the South African Red Cross Society has received the news of the passing of the Mother of our Nation, Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Please accept our deepest condolences. The South African Red Cross has had…
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August 17, 2017

Our Woman of the Month

I came to South Africa seven years ago from Zimbabwe seeking greener pastures as my family history included poverty and abuse. For almost a year I earned peanuts as a domestic worker when approached by girls who told me about…
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August 16, 2017

Global Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons

On 7 July, the UN Conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.  This treaty was adopted by a vote of 122 in…
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June 15, 2017

Red Cross Youth Day

Statistics show that drug abuse is on the rise particularly among the youth in South Africa, the average age of drug dependence in South Africa is 12 years old and the age group is dropping (Africa Check). Drug abuse remains…
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