International Cooperation and Disaster Management
To assist national sister societies in international co-operation upon request is a statutory responsibility of national German Red Cross headquarters and more specifically its international co-peration department, also in charge of representing the German Red Cross in dealings with the international institutions of the Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement.
In its international humanitarian operations, GRC headquarters act as a part of the world-wide Red Cross Movement. The Red Cross/ Red Crescent Movement is comprised of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), as well as more than 180 national Red Cross/ Red Crescent Societies world-wide. The co-operation among these components of the Movement is ruled by International Humanitarian Law, the Statutes of the Movement, the Principles and Rules for Disaster Relief and other international agreements.
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