⮞ Established as a Branch of the British Red Cross in 1948. Recognised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on July 4, 1963.
⮞ Accepted as an affiliate member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) on August 24, 1963.
⮞ Incorporated under an Act of Parliament: Malaysian Red Cross Society (Incorporation) Act, 1965. (previously known as Act 47/65 and revised in 1995 as Act 540) and the Malaysian Red Cross Society (Change of Name) Act, 1975 (Act 540). Since 1975, The Society is known as the Malaysian Red Crescent Society, more widely known as the MALAYSIAN RED CRESCENT.
⮞ Functions as a support organisation, auxiliary to the Malaysian Government in the humanitarian field.
Find out more on what the Malaysian Red Crescent is currently doing, at home and abroad.