• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • HeadquartersMyanmar
  • Founded1939

Myanmar Red Cross Society

As the leading and oldest humanitarian organization in Myanmar, the Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS) is committed to improving the health and well-being of vulnerable people. They began their operations in 1920 as a branch of the Indian Red Cross Society. After Burma formally separated from Indian in 1937, the Society obtained official, national status in 1939 and was admitted to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in 1946. Following this, Burma Red Cross Act was enacted in 1959 (additional amendments in 1964, 1971, and 1988), which conferred responsibility to the National Society in implementing humanitarian activities and alleviating human suffering. Additionally, under this Act, the St. John Ambulance Brigade Overseas was taken over by the Society as the Burma Ambulance Brigade. The organization was renamed Myanmar Red Cross Society in accordance with legislative change of the name from Burma to Myanmar in 1989. The MRCS new Law was enacted in August 2015 and it has been introduced to Red Cross Red Crescent Movement partners, UN organizations, INGOs, LNGOs, CBOs and media groups in October.
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Careers

6Current jobs
11Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Finance Assistant
    Myanmar
  • Field Project Assistant
    Myanmar
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant
    Myanmar
  • Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting Officer
    Myanmar, Myanmar

Staff at Myanmar Red Cross Society have experience in

Sectors

  • reproductive health
  • infectious disease
  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • events / training

Funders

  • goal global
  • ec

Countries

  • myanmar
  • india
  • thailand
  • tajikistan
  • bangladesh

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices

  • Myanmar (headquarters)
  • Nay Pyi Taw
  • Razathingaha Road, Dekhinathiri, Nay Pyi Taw, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar.