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Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen

Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen, having its place of business at Motstraat 40, 2800 Mechelen (Belgium), is the Flemisch part of the Belgian Red Cross, public utility institution having legal personality by virtue of the Act dd. 30 March 1891, having its registered office at 1180 Brussel, Stallestraat 96, registered in the Belgian Crossroad Bank for Enterprises with number 0406.729.809.

Connected non-profit organisations

The following non-profit organisations are connected with Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen and carry out certain activities together with it. All non-profit organisations have their registered office at Motstraat 40, 2800 Mechelen, except for Rodekruishotel vzw. The latter non-profit organisation has its registered office at Polderwind 4, 8377 Zuienkerke.

Non-profit organisation Crossroad Bank for Enterprises Activity
Rodekruishotel 0844.641.653 Organisation of recreation and holiday facilities at domain Polderwind. For more information see: www.domeinpolderwind.be.
Jeugd Rode Kruis 0415.864.932 Organisation of youth activities
Vormingsinstituut Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen 0455.024.129 Organisation of training and courses
Rode Kruis Vakanties 0479.980.744 Organisation of adapted holidays, (adapted) holiday camps, family/community liaison services, Assistance Resources Lending Services, Thuis in mijn tehuis and Spring eens binnen.
Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen Internationaal 0461.634.084 Development aid, emergency aid, spreading international humanitarian law, tracing, volunteer work
Zorgbib Rodekruis-Vlaanderen 0421.605.946 Special library for persons suffering from chronically illness and persons staying in a sanatorium, a rest or care home or a hospital.


Certifications and undersigned codes of conduct

Below is an overview of the certifications and undersigned codes of conduct per activity for Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen and the non-profit organisations connected with it.

Blood supply

Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen is certified as a blood institution by Ministerial Decree of 30 November 2017 (RIZIV no. 7-95009-03 – 98-1001), as a laboratory for clinical biology (RIZIV no. 8-12650-16-998) and as intermediary structure (within the meaning of the Human Bodily Materials Act of 19 December 2008). The supervisory authorities are the Federal Public Service for Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment and the Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAMHP).

Assistance

The Belgian Red Cross has been appointed by the government to manage the number 105 (central dispatching and non-urgent patient transport). The Belgian Red Cross is under the supervision of the Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications (www.bipt.be) with regard to this.

The Belgian Red Cross has been appointed by the government to provide assistance in the event of disasters, in particular the provision of particularly urgent medical assistance and urgent psychosocial intervention, within the framework of the emergency and intervention plans drawn up by the government. The Belgian Red Cross is under the supervision of the Federal Public Service for Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment (https://www.health.belgium.be/nl) with regard to this.

Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen has signed the Protocol with regard to the quality standards for non-urgent prone patient transport. This protocol can be viewed on https://www.zorg-en-gezondheid.be/sites/default/files/atoms/files/Kwaliteitsnormen%20niet-dringend%20liggend%20ziekenvervoer.pdf.

Vormingsinstituut Rode Kruis Vlaanderen VZW is certified as a national training institute and specialises in the area of First Aid. The supervisory authority is the Department of Culture, Youth and Media of the Flemish Government (http://www.sociaalcultureel.be/volwassenen/index.aspx).

Social activities

Jeugd Rode Kruis VZW is certified as a nationally organised youth association. The supervisory authority is the Department of Culture, Youth and Media of the Flemish Government (http://www.sociaalcultureel.be/jeugd/index.aspx).

Rode Kruis Vakanties VZW is certified as a social-touristic association. The supervisory authority is the Tourist Office for Flanders/Toerisme Vlaanderen (www.toerismevlaanderen.be). 

Zorgbib Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen VZW is certified as a specific-purpose organisation, in particular a special library for persons suffering from a chronicle illness and persons staying in a sanatorium, rest or care home or a hospital. The supervisory authority is the Department of Culture, Youth and Media of the Flemish Government (http://www.sociaalcultureel.be/volwassenen/vzwsbijzopdracht.aspx).

Assistance worldwide

Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen undersigned the Code of Conduct on Data Protection of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement - Family Links Network. This code of conduct can be viewed on https://www.icrc.org/en/download/file/18229/rfl-code-of-conduct.pdf

Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen undersigned the code of conduct Principles and Rules for Red Cross and Red Crescent Humanitarian Assistance of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The code of conduct can be viewed on http://www.ifrc.org/Global/Documents/Secretariat/Accountability/Principles%20Rules%20for%20Red%20Cross%20Red%20Crescent%20Humanitarian%20Assistance.pdf.

Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen undersigned the code of conduct Movement-Wide Principles For Resource Mobilization of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The code of conduct can be viewed on http://rcrcconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/CD-17-R2_clean.pdf

Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen undersigned the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The code can be viewed on http://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/who-we-are/the-movement/code-of-conduct/.

Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen takes care of a number of applicants for international protection in Belgium on instruction of the federal government pursuant to the statute of 12 January 2017 on care for asylum seekers and of certain other categories of aliens. The supervisory authority is the Federal Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (www.fedasil.be). All personnel within the reception structures for asylum seekers are bound by the deontological code which was recorded by ministerial decree on 19 December 2013. The deontological code can be viewed here: http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/cgi_loi/change_lg.pl?language=nl&la=N&cn=2013121957&table_name=wet.

Fund raising

Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen is a member of the Belgian Association for Ethical Fund Raising and has signed the ethical code of non-profit organisations which rely on the generosity of the population. This ethical code can be viewed here: http://www.vef-aerf.be/IMG/pdf/ethische_code_versie_maart_2018.pdf.

Contact:
info@rodekruis.be
T +32 15 44 33 22
F +32 15 44 33 11
BE28 0960 0000 9620

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