Dominica Red Cross Society

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Dominican Red Cross was founded in 1927[1]. It has its headquarters in Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica. Activities performed include the distribution of aid following disasters; education on vector borne disease avoidance (

inc. Zika Virus and Dengue Virus); first aid training; and sanitation improvement. [2] Community engagement is strongly pushed, and routine work consists of door to door visits and community meetings, to raise awareness of issues and coping strategies. [3][4]

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It has been able to help people in various cases of emergency


  1. ^ "Historia - Cruz Roja". www.cruzroja.org.do. Retrieved 2017-10-20. 
  2. ^ "Noticias |Cruz Roja". www.cruzroja.org.do. Retrieved 2017-10-20. 
  3. ^ "Prevention is already a part of our daily routine - IFRC". www.ifrc.org. Retrieved 2017-10-23. 
  4. ^ "Heavy rainy season in Latin America and the Caribbean could cause significant outbreaks - IFRC". www.ifrc.org. Retrieved 2017-10-23.