American Red Cross

On the 22nd August 1864, representatives from Baden, Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, Portugal, Pruissia, Saxony, Spain, Switzerland and Würtenberg created the International Red Cross Movement. It lasted till July 1881 to see the formation of the “American National Red Cross”.

The American Red Cross became associated member of the International Life Saving Federation in 1996.


ILS Americas - ILS Associate Member

Postal Address

American Red Cross NHQ
2025 “E”Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
United States

Phone: +1 800-733-2767



Last Updated: 31st January 2019