Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian organization founded in 1863. It is the largest network aimed to alleviate human suffering, protect life and promote human dignity. Millions of volunteers worldwide work together to meet the aims of the organization especially during armed conflicts and humanitarian emergencies. Learn more about the movement, its activities and history in this book.