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Road Safety And Society. 1-3

There is a global organization with an unquestioning respect and prestige, is called the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent. This movement, which originated in 1863, currently represents the largest humanitarian network in the world, with almost 100 million volunteers in over 200 countries. The Movement is made up in turn three independent organizations and well defined, namely the International Committee of the Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. By partnering to develop strategic plans supported by projects and humanitarian activities. That is the common point. In its organizational structure is the International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, which meets every four years, still the highest deliberative body of the International. However, a Standing Committee as the executive body, is responsible for the decisions of the Conference are carried out coordinating actions between the components of the Movement, which in turn meet in General Assemblies regularly to shape policy. These symbols are well known everywhere. Dominican Republic is obviously the International Movement dignitary through the National Association of the Dominican Red Cross. The human victim assistance is the key reason for living in this organization. In recent times, the Movement has been expressing its solidarity with the victims of traffic accidents. In fact they have always offered its cooperation in the tragedies of this kind. But it is now making comparisons with major global spending on pandemic diseases to regain health with the great neglect of road safety.

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