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The International Committee of the Red Cross, or ICRC, was founded in 1863 after Henry Dunant published a book advocating for wounded soldiers and lobbied for legislature to improve medical services in the military. In 1... More »

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Swiss entrepreneur Jean Henri Dunant came up with the idea of an international organization to aid wounded soldiers after he witnessed the Battle of Solferino in which nearly 40,000 troops died or received wounds in a si... More »

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The Red Cross aims to relieve human suffering in disasters and emergencies. It serves to preserve life and establish respect for all across the globe. It depends heavily on volunteers and donors to help it achieve its mi... More »

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The Red Cross aims to relieve human suffering in disasters and emergencies. It serves to preserve life and establish respect for all across the globe. It depends heavily on volunteers and donors to help it achieve its mi... More »

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Choking information posters provided by the Red Cross typically include instructions for how to assist a choking infant, child or adult through such processes as back blows and abdominal thrusts; the poster may also incl... More »

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The motto of the American Red Cross is: "The need is real; the time is now." This motto meshes with the organization's mission to mitigate human suffering during emergencies by marshaling donations and volunteers. More »

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The American Red Cross Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program requires a high school diploma, GED or TABE, completion of an orientation program, criminal background check, physical form, TB test, completion of the Red... More »

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