Cruz Roja Guatemalteca

In order to expand the capacities of the Guatemalan Red Cross in the response to emergencies and thus provide better care to people who need it.

Healthcare Services

he National Society of the Guatemalan Red Cross (CRG) is a non-profit, social and voluntary institution that helps people who are at risk or in disaster. It is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, whose purpose is to prevent and alleviate human suffering; protect the life and health of the human person, particularly in times of armed conflict and other emergency situations. The Guatemalan Red Cross is recognized before the Legal Entity by the Government of the Republic of Guatemala, as a voluntary, autonomous, independent relief society, with its own assets and auxiliary to the public authorities in their humanitarian activities. Founded on April 22, 1923; It is constituted according to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and its additional protocols of 1977, of which the State of Guatemala is a party, as well as with the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The Guatemalan Red Cross was recognized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on August 15, 1923, is a member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) as of the same date . The Guatemalan Red Cross is duly registered in the Civil Registry of Guatemala, under the heading number seventy-six (76), folio four hundred and ninety (490) of the forty-two (42) book of Legal Persons. The headquarters of the Guatemalan Red Cross Headquarters are located in Guatemala City and currently has 21 Delegations nationwide.

Basics

  • Number of Employees
    501-1000 employees
  • Stage
    Full Product Ready
  • Founded
    1923
  • Primary Industry
    Healthcare Services

Description

he National Society of the Guatemalan Red Cross (CRG) is a non-profit, social and voluntary institution that helps people who are at risk or in disaster. It is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, whose purpose is to prevent and alleviate human suffering; protect the life and health of the human person, particularly in times of armed conflict and other emergency situations. The Guatemalan Red Cross is recognized before the Legal Entity by the Government of the Republic of Guatemala, as a voluntary, autonomous, independent relief society, with its own assets and auxiliary to the public authorities in their humanitarian activities. Founded on April 22, 1923; It is constituted according to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and its additional protocols of 1977, of which the State of Guatemala is a party, as well as with the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The Guatemalan Red Cross was recognized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on August 15, 1923, is a member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) as of the same date . The Guatemalan Red Cross is duly registered in the Civil Registry of Guatemala, under the heading number seventy-six (76), folio four hundred and ninety (490) of the forty-two (42) book of Legal Persons. The headquarters of the Guatemalan Red Cross Headquarters are located in Guatemala City and currently has 21 Delegations nationwide.