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Facts and History of Red Cross Flag

Immunity for humanitarian actions in conflict zones: Facts and History of Red Cross Flag

There have always been wars among people that caused the deaths of many brave soldiers and terrible destruction to countries.

However, in that dark time periods there have also been people that risked their lives for rescuing the wounded soldiers, for example the Red Cross’s volunteers.

Facts and history of the Red Cross Flag point out the origins of this non-profit organization: a Swiss citizen, Henry Dunant put the basis of this foundation and as a sign for honoring him, the internationally recognized flag that offers protection to the medical and humanitarian vehicles in conflict zones is the reverse of the Swiss flag: a red cross on a white background.

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