Red Cross Essay

During the process of making the power point and learning about the Red Cross and ICRC, many different facts that I had not known before came up. My three are: The Red Cross did not take sides, The Red Cross and ICRC one the award three times, and “The American Red Cross is led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the principals of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Its mission is to provide relief to disaster victims and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergency.”

No matter what happened the The Red Cross and ICRC didn’t take sides and always stepped in, so I took that to heart and now when I try to solve a situation I don’t take sides, rather listen to both and come up with a resolution for both sides. The Red Cross and ICRC won the award three times, which I believe is an amazing feat for just one organization, and it is the only organization to ever win the prize three times.

After finding out everything that the The Red Cross and ICRC has done in the past and will continue to do I was amazed. Just volunteering and knowing how to do CPR and First Aid is tough, imagining trying to remember everything I would need to do on a battlefield is scary to think about! The Red Cross and ICRC have done many amazing things saving millions of lives. Every year people donate tons of blood to people in need, I have always been looking forward to this, but due to my weight I won't be able to for a very long time. Learning about everything that The Red Cross and ICRC have done was moving. I will always try to make things better for others lives, especially because if one man or especially a woman can do it so can I! *

Taylor and I had great bonding time while writing each report, every time one of us got tired and needed a break the other stepped in, just like the Red Cross stepped in when others needed help. Using teamwork reminds me of the The Red Cross and ICRC using teamwork with the...
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