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Swedish Red Cross

The Swedish Red Cross (Swedish: Svenska Röda Korset) is a Swedish humanitarian organisation and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Founded in 1865, its purpose is to prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever and whenever it occurs, voluntarily and without discrimination. Within Sweden, it operates more than 1,000 local branches, which are run by local committees.

Swedish Red Cross
Svenska Röda Korset
Formation1865
PurposeHumanitarian Aid
HeadquartersStockholm, Sweden
Region
Sweden
Secretary General
Ulrika Årehed Kågström
Parent organization
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Staff
626 (2013)[1]
Volunteers
28,000 (2013)[1]
Websitehttp://www.redcross.se/

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  1. ^ a b "IFRC Data Explorer".

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