Who we are

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The Maldivian Red Crescent (MRC) is an independent, voluntary, humanitarian organization, established on the basis of the Maldivian Red Crescent Law [Law 7/2009]. Its primary objective is to provide humanitarian aid, prevent and alleviate human suffering. It is the 187th member of the world’s largest humanitarian movement –– the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – which every year helps millions of people whose lives have been devastated by crises or conflict.

It is the largest humanitarian organisation in Maldives with over 4440 volunteers in 10 branches and 20 units spanning across the country. It delivers services in adherence to the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality – making no discrimination as to nationality, race, sex, religious beliefs, language, class or political opinions.


Our branches are located in the following areas across Maldives, comprising of two units at each branch.

Hdh. Atoll

Noonu Atoll

Lhaviyani Atoll

Male’ Atoll

Meemu Atoll

Thaa Atoll

Gaafu Alif Atoll

Gnaviyani Atoll

Seenu Atoll

Our Mission:

“To volunteer, participate and partner in delivering humanitarian services to the vulnerable”


Our Vision:

“To be a model National Society contributing to overcome humanitarian challenges”