Who we are
Red Cross has been in the fore front, alleviating peoples suffering caused either by natural disasters or by calamities like earthquakes, cyclones, heavy rains and floods, tsunamis etc,.
The coastal areas of the State experience many cyclones, which occur every year. Indian Red Cross Society, A P Branch is well prepared to play a significant role in evacuating inhabitants from vulnerable areas to safer places well before an impending disaster and also in organizing rescue, relief and rehabilitation operations when a calamity strikes.
The important aspect of such operations is to minimize the effect of calamity in terms of loss of life and suffering of the victims.
Apart from this, Indian Red Cross Society, A P Branch is active in promoting Health Education, Health Care, free Medical Aid and Medicines to the poor people, Blood Donations, Junior Red Cross and Youth Red Cross associations. In addition the Society also conducts vocational training programmes, runs orphanages and Senior Citizen Resort for elders.