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1, rue de la Croix-Rouge
ZAC de la Mare
97438 SAINTE-MARIE
Reunion island
Tel. + 262 (0)262 53 08 92
Fax + 262 (0)262 72 17 02
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Comoros Red Crescent

Comoro Islands

Information about the National Society

Founded: 1982
Recognition by the RC/RC Movement: 2005
Members: 6,600
Volunteers: 3,600
Salaried employees: 11

The national headquarters of the Comoros Red Crescent (CRCo) is in Moroni, and three regional branches are each located on Grande Comore, Anjouan and Moheli islands. The warehouse, built in 2013 with help from the French Development Agency, can store 80 tonnes of relief supplies.

Activities

CRCo is active in the areas of youth, first aid, health, the promotion of humanitarian values and principles, capacity building, water and sanitation (WatSan), disaster risk management, and the assessment of community-level vulnerabilities and capacities. CRCo also encourages young people to engage in income-generating activities.

It provides several types of continuing education courses:

  • Community-based health training: educating communities about adopting hygiene measures to prevent epidemics (malaria and cholera control programme alongside the country’s health authorities)
  • Training to promote humanitarian values and principles
  • Training about water and sanitation (WatSan)
  • First aid training
  • Training in disaster preparedness and response: multidisciplinary at local and national level (NDRT, BDRT, CDRT etc.).

Priorities :

  • National Society capacity building
  • Improving the most vulnerable’s health
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Information and dissemination of IHL , promotion of humanitarian principles and values

Contact information

Address: Avenue de la Ligue des États Arabes
BP 240 MORONI - Union of the Comoros
Phone: +269 730 664 //+269 733 516
E-mail: crco@comorestelecom.km // crco@snpt.km
Website: http://www.cr-comorien.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Croi...

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