The aim of the Malaysian Red Crescent
Society is to provide services, comfort and help where needed,
first in our country Malaysia and secondly,
manpower and finances permitting, to neighbouring countries.
In our efforts to serve, we are constantly
guided by the Red Cross principles of
Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality,
Independence, Voluntary Services, Unity and Universality.
Nationally and internationally, the Red
Cross/Red Crescent follows its action on seven principles.
It seeks to prevent and alleviate
suffering wherever it may be found, to protect life and health
and ensure respect for the human being. It
promotes understanding, cooperation and peace among people.
It makes no distinction of nationality, race,
religious beliefs, class or political opinions.
To safeguard its position of trust, it does not
take aides in hostilities or join in controversies
of a political, racial, religious or
Although an auxiliary to the public authorities
it maintains complete autonomy in all its action.
It is a voluntary organisation not prompted in
any manner by desire for gain.
There is only one Red Cross/Red Crescent
Society in any country.
It is open to all and extends its action in the
The Red Cross/Red Crescent is a world-wide
National Societies have equal status and equal