Part of a series of six volumes designed to help young people understand the vital role of organizations like the Red Cross in their struggles to create a better world. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement is the largest organization in the world devoted to the care of people who need help. the wounded in battle. Now the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, it has extended its areas of concern to the welfare of prisoners of war, victims of civil war, disaster relief, to health care and help for disabled people. Its emblems, the Red Cross and Red Crescent, are recognized all over the world as symbols of aid and relief. Other titles in the series include Amnesty International, Greenpeace, The United Nations, The United Nations Commission for Refugees and The World Wide Fund for Nature.