The key requirement for IFRC
volunteers is that they must have completed 30 hours of training which includes six major courses plus a session of training outside their country.
It will take years for life to return to normal," Max Santner, head of IFRC
delegation in Nepal, was cited as saying.
If a country like Iran faces sanctions and its Red Crescent could not purchase the needed equipment like helicopter, we will do our best to resolve this problem," the IFRC
secretary general said.
On the sidelines of the summit, al-Mohannadi said: "The tsunami disaster is particularly important for experts because it was a model of co-ordinated relief efforts across the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement between volunteers, relief staff, government authorities, sister national societies, local and international donors, and specifically IFRC
Vice President Francesco Rocca "commended the efforts and sacrifices made by Red Crescent's staff and volunteers to support people in Gaza.
In addition to helping to raise funds for the IFRC
, Kentico powers the Canadian Red Cross site and recently named it 2014 Site of the Year.
volunteers, equipped with the necessary tools, have a huge potential to help reduce preventable NCDs worldwide.
There are many areas that have not been supplied for months due to the conflict and suburbs around Damascus for almost a year," IFRC
spokesman Benoit Carpentier told AFP.
He said that the number of people receiving food aid from the IFRC
had doubled from 2.
Masri expressed appreciation for the role of the IFRC
in protecting the life, health, and dignity of all human beings without discrimination.
Speaking on the occasion, Katara's General Manager Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al Sulaiti said that the strategic partnership between Katara and IFRC
embodies the common mission of promoting charity and humanitarian assistance.
The Turkish Red Crescent Society is extending its existing response to prepare for the onset of winter and to increase its assistance to up to 170,000 displaced people over the coming months," the IFRC
said in a statement.