THE MACEDONIAN RED CROSS HAS BEEN PROVIDING SUPPORT TO MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES
The Macedonian Red Cross, in partnership with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent have been actively involved in providing support to migrants transiting our country.
The Macedonian Red Cross has been present in both border crossings in Gevgelija in Tabanovce for 24 hours with 11 mobile teams to provide support to migrants transiting in our country.
The total number of team members reaches 240, comprised of staff members, doctors and paramedics, members and volunteers of the Red Cross, who have received training on working in tracing missing persons within Red Cross’s Tracing Unit.
During the period 15-21.02.2016, the Macedonian Red Cross delivered the following items: 4.332 bottles of drinking water, 519 food packages, 646 hygiene packages, 1320 raincoat, 1250 pieces of shawls, hats and gloves, 863 wind jackets, 233 pairs of boots, 3650 tea servings, 2998 soup serving and first aid was given to 2170 persons.