List of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

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The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the world's largest group of humanitarian non-governmental organizations. The Movement is composed of the following bodies:

Members of the Federation[edit]

IFRC members
  Red Crescent Society
  Red Star of David Society (Red Crystal outside of Israel)
  Red Cross Society
  Red Cross Society
  Red Crescent Society

Societies not members of the Federation[edit]

Bhutan, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Oman and the Vatican City are the states without recognized national societies, along with the states with limited recognition - Abkhazia, Kosovo, Nagorno-Karabakh, Somaliland, South Ossetia, Transnistria.[citation needed]


  1. ^ National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, IFRC
  2. ^ Maldivian Red Crescent officially joins the IFRC at the 18th General Assembly, published: 23 November 2011: "The Maldivian Red Crescent became the 187th member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)"
  3. ^ Refugee Participation Network 7 (February 1990) - The Fearless Children of the Stone Refugee Studies Program, Oxford. p. 19. "The Sahrawi Red Crescent has observer status with the League of Red Cross Societies and is the formal channel for all external assistance to the Sahrawi people, (full membership is precluded until SADR has gained membership of the United Nations)."
  4. ^ Diego Aguirre, Jose Ramón (1991). Guerra en el Sáhara. Istmo ed. p. 176. ISBN 8470902520 " April the Sahrawi Red Crescent obtained the status of observer at the IX Congress of the Arab Red Crescent, analog to the International Red Cross, what supposed also the boycott of this reunion by Morocco."

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