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 206, 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 Restoring family links unit.
During the period 29-06.03.2016, the Macedonian Red Cross delivered the following items: 13 929 bottles of drinking water, 925 food parcels, 502 hygiene parcels, 725 raincoat, 1 515 pieces of scarves, hats and gloves, 665 wind jackets, 693 pairs of boots, 2220 blankets, 3175 tea servings, 4 250 soup servings, 183 backpacks, 3 769 packs of choclate milk, 2568 laundry and socks, 118 kg detergent, 592 food parcels for babies, 6548 have slept over within the camp and first aid was given to 5 550 persons.