Society Security

In the previous article entitled: international movement and road safety. Series 1, we referred to the organizations that make up this vast humanitarian network. These linked intimately, are: the International Federation of societies of Red Cross and Red Crescent, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the national societies of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent. The first, which is the International Federation was formed in 1919, as a result of the humanitarian needs that originated after the first world war. Since the end of the last decade of the last century, this organization has been adapting their programmes to new times, since it understands that a job of mitigating risks that cause the sinister vials and establish a commitment to collaborate in the modification of the culture and the behaviour of road users, in particular must be developed, young people. In that sense, the Federation formed a strategic alliance with the World Bank and the Department of Development international of the United Kingdom named global partnership for road safety, which does not belong the Dominican Republic, although if it supposedly is signatory to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, although no activity in the country is not known. In June 2009, meeting the world of youth of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, where road safety as one of the main challenges of humanity are defined. The Declaration of Solferino, as it is called, says serious commitments on the topic, in terms of the formulation and implementation of public policies; allocation of resources and funding; attention to vulnerable users; promotion of awareness of the social conscience; promotion of driver education; improvement of care to victims and integration plans of road safety to the various social and governmental groups. Mario Holguin / President FundReD Rep. Discovery Communications shares his opinions and ideas on the topic at hand. Dominican original author and source of the article.