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Croix-Rouge Francaise / French Red Cross

Mission Statement

Operating in the regions of the world at a disadvantage on the economic and social levels, the French Red Cross (FRC), in coordination with Host National Societies, brings it support to vulnerable or weakened communities. Our institution is commited to implement emergency operations, rehabilitation works and development programmes. 

Programme Description

The French Red Cross is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement which includes 189 National Societies and more than 90 million volunteers around the world. Our institution contributes to the development of the principles and ideals of the Movement, its core activity being the promotion of the International Humanitarian Law.


Contact Details

Address: Setthatirath Street, Ban Xiengnhune Vientiane, Lao PDR P.O Box 5865
Telephone: +856 (021) 241 042
Fax: +856 (021) 241 042
Email: hod-lao.frc@croix-rouge.fr
Website: www.croix-rouge.fr
Contact Person: Mr. Thomas VIGER, Head of Delegation
Other Contact: Mr. Deng SENG ALOUNE, HoD Assistant / Program Liaison Supervision and Re

General Information

Number of Local Staff: 11->20
Number of Expatriate Staff: 1->5
Average Annual Budget: 800000 USD
In Lao PDR Since: 2002
Country of Origin: France


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Branches

Pakse Champasack Province

Address: Pakse Pakse Champasack Province
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Thakhek Khammouane Province

Address: Thakhek Thakhek Khammouane Province
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Vientiane Vientiane Municipality

Address: Vientiane Khanthabouly Vientiane Municipality
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Xamneua Houaphan Province

Address: Xamneua Xamneua Houaphan Province
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Networks

International Federation of Red Cross/Crescent Societies IFRC (www.ifrc.org)


Partners

There are no partners specified

Projects and Sector of Activities

Title Description Provinces/Districts Sectors/Sub-sectors
Community Based Disaster Preparedness (completed yet)

Start Date: Jul 1st 2009
Two CBDP projects thanks to UNDP and UNICEF
Attapeu
Bolikhamxay
Khammouane
Vientiane
- Emergency and Humanitarian Relief - Health Care
Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (completed yet)

Start Date: Oct 1st 2008
Two phases of Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction activities thanks to
Khammouane
Savannakhet
- Community Development - Emergency and Humanitarian Relief - Health Care - Human Resources Development
Community Based Healh and Wash programme (completed yet)

Start Date: Jan 1st 2002
Water Access for a very large number of communitiesTraining of Village Health VolunteersMobile teams from District Health DepartmentChild survival ...
Vientiane
Xayaboury
- Data Collection & Analysis - Health Care
Emergency and recovery operations (completed yet)

Start Date: Oct 1st 2008
Various emergency and recovery operations across the country thanks to ECHO
Attapeu
Khammouane
Vientiane
- Emergency and Humanitarian Relief
Food Security and Nutrition (completed yet)

Start Date: Sep 1st 2010
Contribute to improve the food security and nutrition status for the most vulnerable households of 25 villages of Xienghone and Hongsa districts, ...
Xayaboury
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries - Data Collection & Analysis - Human Resources Development - Income Generation & Economic Development
Food Security Technology Transfer (completed yet)

Start Date: Mar 1st 2012
Set-up and monitor "Learning, Experimenting and Teaching Sites" LETS to increase the knowledge on water resources with the support of the Research ...
Xayaboury
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries - Data Collection & Analysis - Human Resources Development - Income Generation & Economic Development - Natural Resources & Ecology
HIV/AIDS community systems strengthening - National level (completed yet)

Start Date: Jul 1st 2011
Set of activities aiming at strenghtening the capacities of both the Lao Red Cross and the Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS. Includes as ...
National Level
- Data Collection & Analysis - Health Care - Human Resources Development - Social Development
Promotion of Capacity Building in good collaboration within the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) in Lao PDR for a meaningful dialogue between stakeholders Project

Start Date: Jul 1st 2014
Stakeholders Platform establishment within CCM for contributing to reinforce them in the governance mechanisms of the Global ...
National Level
- Data Collection & Analysis - Health Care - Human Resources Development - Social Development
Road Safety in Thakhek

Start Date: Mar 1st 2016
Participatory diagnosis and multi-sectorial action plan (step 1).Ensure accurate data to enhance capacity to identify road safety issues in the ...
Khammouane
- Data Collection & Analysis - Education - Health Care - Human Resources Development
Scaling-up Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction: National DRR platform and Khammouane province (completed yet)

Start Date: Jul 1st 2014
To strengthen coordination mechanisms and disaster risk reduction capacities at national and local level to increase the resilience of vulnerable ...
Khammouane
National Level
- Community Development - Data Collection & Analysis - Emergency and Humanitarian Relief - Human Resources Development
Strengthening the Role and Capacity of Lao Civil Society Organizations in Promoting Access to Essential Healthcare Services for Key populations and People Living with HIV

Start Date: Mar 1st 2014
Participation of CSOs in HIV-related healthcare policy and strategy formulation, issuance and decision-making process is enhanced and ...
Champasack
Houaphan
Vientiane Municipality
- Data Collection & Analysis - Health Care - Human Resources Development - Social Development
Sustainable access to water and sanitation for six villages of Boualapha District, Khammouane province (completed yet)

Start Date: Jun 1st 2013
To improve access to sustainable water for 6 villages To improve access to sustainable sanitation for 6 villages To strengthen knowledge ...
Khammouane
- Community Development - Health Care
Youth mobilization for First Aid and Road Safety - Vientiane Capital (completed yet)

Start Date: Jun 1st 2011
Capacity building for Lao Red Cross in order to promote first aid and road safety towards 10 school in Vientiane and the general public. Lao Red ...
Vientiane Municipality
- Education - Health Care - Human Resources Development