The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian network, reaching 150 million people each year through its 189 member National Societies. The Organisation acts before, during and after disasters and health emergencies in order to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people. Our work is guided by seven fundamental principles (humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality) and by Strategy 2020, which voices our collective vision and determination to move forward in tackling the major challenges that confront humanity in the present decade.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies ("the International Federation") is an international humanitarian organisation and active in Afghanistan since 1991. In its assistance programme to the Afghan Red Crescent Society it provides humanitarian relief mainly through community based health programmes, disaster preparedness and institutional development. The International Federation operates through its main delegation in Kabul and four Sub Office in Herat, Jalalabad, Mazar-e-Sharif.