Even 30 years after Chernobyl, ten million people in Belarus, Russia, Moldova and Ukraine are still suffering from the long-term health consequences of the disaster. With its Social and Medical Care programme, Green Cross supports families affected by the catastrophe. Therapy camps Among those worst affected are children like Dimitri, from the village of […]
Social and Medical
Green Cross, through its Social Care activities within the SOCMED programme, has been providing health and social care to thousands of people living in communities in northern Iraq targeted by chemical weapons during the 1980s.
Around 3,000 children from villages across northern Iraq have received basic primary health care services and psychosocial support from the Green Cross Mobile Playground since 2009.
A group of about 60 students from Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Japan, Italy and Switzerland, all taking part in a Green Cross summer camp programme, visited Geneva on 26 July. The youths took part in a tour of the United Nations, met with representatives of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies […]