AutRC – Austrian Red Cross (Austria)
In Austria, AutRC has a network of around 57.000 volunteers and 8.300 employees, and at the headquarters it employs around 500 staff members. In the field of civil protection ORK-ARC is providing the following services to the public – mandated by law – all over Austria: Emergency Medical Services, Ambulance Services, First-Responder Services, Humanitarian disaster relief, Psychosocial Support, First Aid-Training for the population, Paramedic-Training.
Similarly, AutRC is a very active actor in civil protection in Europe (trainings, exercises, missions, committees, exchange of experts, etc.) and has a remarkable record of project-work on DRR on international, European and national level both as coordinating as well as participating beneficiary.
In the CORE project, AutRC:
- leads task 2.2;
- provides feedback and inputs as civil society representative as well as emergency response provider;
- supports dissemination and communication activities.
Project PI: Camilo Palacio Ramirez