Social Enterprises - The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement(ICRC Red Cross is a non-governmental organisation(NGO and also a nonprofit

Social Enterprises - The International Red Cross and Red...

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The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRC) Red Cross is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and also a nonprofit organisation. It is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 17 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide. The social enterprise was founded with the objective ‘to protect human life and health, to prevent and alleviate (ease/reduce) human suffering, and to uphold human dignity, especially during armed conflicts and other emergencies.’ The International Committee of the Red Cross operates its global activities through several subsidiaries. They achieve their goal by responding quickly and efficiently to help people affected by armed conflict and disasters, especially in conflict zones. They strive to provide relief and hope in nearly every corner of the

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