Photo Release
November 17, 2005

PHILRED CROSS WINS INTL GOVERNING BOARD SEAT : Senator Richard Gordon, Chairman of the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) discusses his proposed preparedness plans and programs for the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) during the intervention sessions held at the 15th IFRC General Assembly held recently in Seoul, Korea. During the said event, Gordon was also elected as Governor of the IFRC Governing Board, garnering support of 110 countries and placing fourth among the Asia-Pacific candidates. The conventions participants expressed admiration to the PNRC who, under Gordons leadership, has shown proactive stance in various emergency situations and recognized it as a Red Cross donor society having contributed and being able to provide assistance to our neighboring countries who were affected by recent various disasters inspite the fact that our country has also suffered and was still recovering from the typhoons that struck us.