Mrs. Sandra Charter-Rolle
Director General

About Us


Established as a branch of the British Red Cross on 28th January 1958 and recognized as a national Society on 7th March, 1983.

On 28th September 1981 a declaration of succession to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 was signed with Protocols I and II additional to the Geneva Conventions acceded to on 25th April 1996.

Recognized by the International Committee of the Red Cross on 15th March 1989 and by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies on 21st October 1989.

Reginald M. Winston
President
 

OUR OBJECTIVES

The general objective of the Dominica Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate suffering with complete impartiality, making no discrimination as to nationality, race, sex, religious belief, class or political options.

To Act

In case of armed conflict, and prepare to act on behalf of all war victims, both civilian and military.

To Contribute

To the improvement of health, the prevention of disease and the mitigation of suffering.

To Organise

Within the scope of the national plan, emergency relief services for victims of disasters.

To Recruit

Train and assign personnel for the discharge of its responsibilities.

To Promote

The participation of youth in the work of the Red Cross.

To Disseminate

The Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and International Humanitarian Law in order to develop the ideals of peace, respect, and understanding amongst all people.

OUR PRINCIPLES

The Dominica Red Cross is governed by the seven fundamental principles of the red Cross Movement:

  • Humanity
  • Impartiality
  • Neutrality
  • Independence
  • Voluntary Service
  • unity
  • Universality

OUR ACTIVITIES

Activities of the Dominica Red Cross include:

  • First Aid Training and Services
  • Radio Communication
  • Welfare Services
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Tracing Services
  • Medical Equipment Services
  • HIV/AIDS Education
  • Mass Casualty Response

Governance (Members)

Mr. McDonald Thomas
Vice President
Carla Daniel- Christmas
Treasurer
Dante Moses
Youth Representative
Fenalla Wenham
Branch Representative
Ferdina Frampton
Board Member
Don Corriette
Board Member
Dr. Robertson Thomas
Board Member
Dale Laurent
Board Member

The Governing Board has full responsibility for the Dominica Red Cross Society (DRCS) policies and program. The Board is composed of distinguished scholars and prominent individuals from the private and public sectors in Dominica. The Governing Board meets on a regular basis to review and evaluate the societies`activities and makes all decisions for its program.

NEED TO REACH US?

Dominica Red Cross
National Headquarters
Federation Drive
Goodwill
Commonwealth of Dominica

Phone (1): (767) 448-8280
Phone (2): (767) 440-2483
Phone (3): (767) 615-8414
Fax:          (767) 448-7708
Email:   directorgeneral@redcross.dm

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