The regional perspective

National Society Development helps to extend the scale, quality, and impact of the work of the International Federation through designing and/or strengthening standards and systems for both National Society organizational development and capacity building.

Well-prepared National Societies
There are three phases to “becoming” a well prepared Red Cross or Red Crescent society. IFRC and SEARO have some analysis of our Well Prepared National Societies:

1. National Societies who have completed the Well Prepared National Societies form. These include: Cambodia Red Cross, Cruz Vermelha de Timor-Leste, Lao Red Cross, Myanmar Red Cross, Malaysia Red Crescent, Palang Merah Indonesia, Singapore Red Cross, Thai Red Cross, Viet Nam Red Cross and Philippine Red Cross.
2. A country analysis: Countries include Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam and Thailand.
3. An example of a country that completed all three phases is the Philippines. Documents from Philippine Red Cross include:

Resources from National Societies

Other resources

There are three phases to “becoming” a well prepared Red Cross or Red Crescent society. IFRC and SEARO have some analysis of our Well Prepared National Societies:

1. National Societies who have completed the Well Prepared National Societies form. These include: Cambodia Red Cross, Cruz Vermelha de Timor-Leste, Lao Red Cross, Myanmar Red Cross, Malaysia Red Crescent, Palang Merah Indonesia, Singapore Red Cross, Thai Red Cross, Viet Nam Red Cross and Philippine Red Cross.
2. A country analysis: Countries include Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam and Thailand.
3. An example of a country that completed all three phases is the Philippines. Documents from Philippine Red Cross include:

Disaster Risk Reduction online courses available on IFRC Learning Platform are:

  • Introduction to National Society Development

    1 hour

  • Introduction to Governance for Red Cross and Red Crescent Leadership

    1 hour 40 minutes

  • Introduction to Governance and Management

    40 minutes

  • National Societies Statute Revision

    35 minutes

  • Red Cross Red Crescent Movement Partnerships

    4 curriculum

  • Understanding Statutory Contributions – Module 1: The Big Picture

    15 minutes

  • Understanding Statutory Contributions – Module 2: Learn how to complete the Certified Declaration of Income (CDI)

    15 minutes

  • Income Generating Activities

    1 hour

e-mail: Hung Ha Nguyen, Disaster Risk Management Delegate, at hungha.nguyen@ifrc.org

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