Netherlands Red Cross
|Purpose||Prevent and alleviate human suffering and to improve the situation of vulnerable people.|
|International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.|
The Netherlands Red Cross Society (Dutch: Het Nederlandse Rode Kruis) was founded in 1867 in the Netherlands. It is among the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies which is the mother organization. It adopts branch governance structure which leads to approximately 334 branches that enables it to serve the whole country. It is run by paid staff at the district level in collaboration with 33,000 volunteers who are distributed all over the Netherlands. This organization's efforts are financed by 610,000 contributing affiliates and donors who make available monetary help frequently. The revenue in 2006 was accounted to be €58.8 million.
- "Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC) Organization type:Non-Governmental Organization". Retrieved 2 April 2013.
- "The Netherlands Red Cross". Retrieved 2 April 2013.
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