Swedish Red Cross
Svenska Röda Korset
|Ulrika Årehed Kågström|
|International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies|
The Swedish Red Cross (Swedish: Svenska Röda Korset) is a Swedish humanitarian organisation and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Founded in 1865, its purpose is to prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever and whenever it occurs, voluntarily and without discrimination. Within Sweden, it operates more than 1,000 local branches, which are run by local committees.
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