Supporting Pakistan Red Crescent Society
Telenor employees support the Pakistan Red Crescent in providing relief aid to people that were affected by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck on 26th October 2015.
Support the Pakistan Red Crescent in providing assistance to people that were affected by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck on 26th October 2015.
Through your generous contribution Pakistan Red Crescent Society will be able to alleviate the suffering of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Pakistan.
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Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) is a statutory body constituted and governed by an “Act of Parliament”. It was founded in Pakistan on December 20, 1947 by an Order called “The Pakistan Red Cross Order” issued by Quaid-e-Azam, as Governor General of Pakistan and Founding President of the Society.
Pakistan Red Crescent Society is the leading non-governmental humanitarian organization of the country. It is part of an ‘International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement’ which is the largest Humanitarian Network in the World. The movement has three components, i.e., International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) dealing with Disaster Response, Health Services, Organizational Development and Dissemination of Humanitarian Values, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), dealing with conflict, prisoners of war and Geneva Conventions, and National Societies.
PRCS in its working draws inspiration from seven fundamental principles of the ‘Movement’, namely: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality.
Mission of Pakistan Red Crescent Society:
“To alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable population by mobilizing the power of humanity.”
Vision of Pakistan Red Crescent Society:
“To be the leading humanitarian organization of Pakistan, which is dynamic, self-reliant and committed to preventing and alleviating human sufferings at the national and international level, while acting in compliance with fundamental principles and humanitarian values of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement”.
With its National Headquarters in the Federal Capital Islamabad, the Society has its Branches in all five Provinces, one regional branch at Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA), Federal Capital Territory of Islamabad Branch and the State Branch of AJK. Through these branches, and 92 district level branches the PRCS coordinates its field operations. This vast network is managed through a dedicated team of staff and volunteers drawn from a wide cross-section of the society.
Core Areas of Work:
Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) is a progressive and ambitious humanitarian organization, dedicated to improving lives of neglected, needy and vulnerable segments of the society. The core areas of the work, in line with the overall strategy of the Red Cross & Red Crescent movement are Disaster Management, Health Care and promotion of Humanitarian Values supported by an ongoing process of Organizational Development.
The main activities of the Society are:
1) Extension of Basic Health Services in Underserved Areas
2) Relief Work During Disasters
3) Rehabilitation After Disasters
4) Capacity Building in Disaster Management
5) Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction
6) First Aid Trainings
7) Emergency Ambulance Service in Major Cities of Pakistan
8) Provision of Safe Quality Blood to the Marginalized People
9) Enhancement in skills of existing of PRCS Volunteer Base
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