I don't remember the books saying anything about the red cross, but like galourweaver said, I also assumed that in the trinity continuum universe the aeon society multiple charitable organizations ended up absorbing, displacing or replacing the big ones we have in the real world, like the red cross. For me, the reason why they would disappear, if they existed and were independent in this timeline, is twofold. On one hand, the aeon society is so much better at their job than anybody else (It helps to have a time traveller looking out for them and multiple talents) that it simply outcompetes the...