Red Crescent


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Red Crescent

n.
1. An affiliate of the Red Cross operating in a primarily Muslim country.
2. The crescent-shaped emblem of such an affiliate.

Red Crescent

n
(Medicine) a national branch of or the emblem of the Red Cross Society in a Muslim country

Red′ Cres′cent


n.
an organization functioning as the Red Cross in Muslim countries.
Translations

Red Crescent

n the Red Crescentla Mezzaluna Rossa

Red Crescent

n Media Luna Roja
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Governor Sindh said that Red Crescent had rendered unique services in the provision of medical facilities to the flood affectees of the province and in their rehabilitation works.
Karachi Press Club Secretary Mushtaq Yousufi appreciated Pakistan Red Crescent Sindh efforts and acknowledge the importance of such training for journalists.
Dr Malik said the organisation had learned that there was another source of collecting donations for the Red Crescent - the Hilal-i-Ahmer Fund, for which college students and first and second year students in higher secondary schools were charged in their annual fees.
The Prime Minister appreciated the role of Pakistan Red Crescent for humanitarian assistance, its operations during disasters and provision of health services.
National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the ASEAN Region, as auxiliaries to the public authorities in the humanitarian field remain solid vital partners with IFRC and ICRC support in preparing for, responding to and mitigating the impact of the various humanitarian challenges the region may face.
But this is the first time the Red Crescent Society has spoken up.
This session was organised in line with World Red Cross's Red Crescent Day falling on May 8.
An Iranian relief flight has been allowed to transfer Yemen's wounded civilians for treatment and we also voiced our preparedness to send relief workers and humanitarian aid to that country," Head of Iranian Red Crescent Society Amir Mohsen Ziayee said on Sunday.
In his address former World Champion and Vice President Pakistan Squash Federation Qamar Zaman said that Pakistan Red Crescent is sponsoring both the event.
In his speech Turkish Prime Minister said that Red Crescent means affection, because people who cannot feel affection for the ones created by God, who cannot look into the eyes of a child with affection and who cannot hold the hand of a suffering person under earthquake debris with affection cannot also be a member of the Red Crescent.
Riyadh, Ramadan 25, 1436 AH, July 12, 2015, SPA -- Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, President of the Saudi Red Crescent Authority, met in Riyadh today with the Secretary-General of the Organization of Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Dr.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov met May 6 with the Director General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Mr.