About Us

SRCS is the first voluntary national society working in Sudan, and which works as an  auxiliary body for the state  in the humanitarian work and in a wide geographical range to cover the whole country through its branches (currently 18 branches) in the states.

The Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) was established by the cabinet of Ministers decision No. 869 of its meeting on 31 March 1956 as voluntary association Society aimed at alleviating suffering and strengthening the capacities of vulnerable groups in community. And in the same meeting the state  agreed to sign Geneva treaties issued on 9th, August, 1949 and SRCS became a member in the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent on 19th, October, 1957.

SRCS is considered as an establishing member of the General Secretariat of the Arab Red Crescent Societies in Riyadh the capital of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Governance of the Society

The General Assembly

The general assembly shall be the supreme authority and shall consist of the members of the central committee and the representatives of the state branches. Each state branch shall be represented by 5-8 members according to the weight of membership at each state.

The meetings of the general assembly shall be chaired by the president or his deputy.

The Central Committee

It shall be the supreme authority which supervise the activities of the society in the absence of the general assembly; within the limits of its defined capacities. Its meetings shall be chaired by the president or his deputy.

The Executive Committee

It shall be the supervisory body of the Society and shall be chaired by the president or his deputy.


 The lead National Society in providing quality humanitarian work.


 Provide humanitarian aid services towards building secure and capable urban and rural communities through the transition to resilience, recovery, rehabilitation  and development, in compliance with International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Principles and guidelines and in conformity with international human rights, through a sustainable development approach where environment conservation and rationalized use of natural resources are considered top priorities to help guarantee a safe global environment for future generations.   


The Red Cross and the Red Crescent are two of the most recognized symbols in the world. The Red Crystal is a new addition of these two worldwide well known symbols. But they are more than just that. They are protected emblems and their use is enshrined in international humanitarian law. The graphic depiction of either a red cross, a red crescent or red crystal on a white background must be strictly adhered to. The Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal emblems are symbols of protection in times of armed conflict. Their use is enshrined in international humanitarian law.


 Sudanese Red Crescent Society has established strong partnerships with the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, namely the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Swiss Red Cross, Danish Red Cross, Swedish Red Cross, German Red Cross, Spanish Red Cross, Netherland Red Cross, Norwegian Red Cross, Turkesh Red Crescent, and Qatar Red Crescent.

The United Nations agencies- World Food programme (WFP), United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF),United Nation Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), International Orgnization for Migration  (IOM) as well as the regional and International INGOs , United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and addition to related Ministries and communities.