8th Conference of Red Cross and Red Crescent 
Societies of Asia and Pacific


The Conference of Asia and Pacific in the coasts of the Dead Sea was celebrated. It concluded with the unanimous approval of “Amman´s Commitments”, a clear call for action that shall guide the humanitarian program of Red Cross and the Red Crescent Societies in the region for the next four years. 
More than 160 delegates of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent Societies in 50 countries agreed in the necessity to expand action areas including, lifesaving, reduction of disaster related to risks, the creation of a higher culture of volunteerism, improvement of preparation against pandemic events and an adequate usage of humanitarian diplomacy in relation to necessities of vulnerable communities.