Oromia Regional Branch

Oromia Regional branch was established in 1986. It has 13 zonal, 50 woreda (district) branches and 1,162 kebele Red Cross Committees.


Location: Addis Ababa City, Saris Area, Nifas Silk Lafto Sub City, Woreda 10 (in the premises of the National Headquarters Essential Drug Program Building near the Red Cross Training Center)

Telephone+251 011 440 59 83 or +251 011 44 059 84

Board Members  


The branch is governed by board members at all levels and the Regional Board consists of seven members, while the zonal and woreda branches each have five board memebers.


Regional Secretary

  • 24 hour ambulance services
  • First Aid training and services
  • Health and pharmaceutical services
  • Disaster preparedness, prevention and response
  • Restoring Family Links (reunification of families)
  • Health education and promotion
  • HIV/AIDS prevention and control
  • Social welfare support for elderly, persons with a disability and vulnerable children
  • Clinic services (Chiro and Nekemte town)
  • Environmental protection
  • Red Cross Club
  • Youth recruitment and development
  • Dissemination of Red Cross and Red Crescent Principles

The Oromia Regional branch has 10,598 volunteers and 1,911,211 members.