The Red Cross through its junior and youth programmes, plays an important role in channelling and guiding the young energy in the cause of humanitarian action. The following are some glimpses of Youth Red Cross purposes. Informing youth members and others the roles & responsibilities of the Red Cross & encourage them to contribute. An awareness on the care of their own health and that of others. Understanding and acceptance of civic responsibilities and acting accordingly with humanitarian concern, to fulfill the same. To enable the growth and development of, spirit of service and sense of duty with dedication and devotion in the minds of youth. To foster better friendly relationship with all, without any discrimination.