International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRM)

What is International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRM)?

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRM) meaning

established – 1928

 

aim – to promote worldwide humanitarian aid through the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in wartime, and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRCS; formerly League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies or LORCS) in peacetime

 

National Societies – (187 countries and the Palestine Liberation Organization); note – same as membership for International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRCS)

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html