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About the Red Cross Movement
The Red Cross was born in 1863 when five Geneva men, including Dunant, set up the International Committee for Relief to the Wounded
The emblem of a red cross on a white ground
The moral code of the Movement and its ethics have found expression in its seven Fundamental Principles
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies was founded in 1919.
The signed and ratified by almost all UN member states Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 1977