Jamaica Red Cross

About us

The Jamaica Red Cross is an auxiliary in the humanitarian field to the Government of Jamaica. The Jamaica Red Cross was established on 8th April 1948 as a branch of the British Red Cross and recognized as a National Society on the 2nd October 1964.

Explore what we do

Emergency Services

The Jamaica Red Cross (JRC) remains one of the prime actors in disaster risk management in Jamaica.

Health Programme

The Health and Care Section of the Jamaica Red Cross works to promote and improve the health and welfare of the most vulnerable.

Youth Development

Jamaica Red Cross undertakes a range of activities aimed at development of our youth, building community and civil awareness.

Coronavirus: COVID-19 Response

All around the island, Red Cross  volunteers are coming together to stop the spread of COVID-19.