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    We educate people in life-saving skills, enabling them to respond to emergencies.

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First aid volunteer: 'There's nothing like it'

Graham Baker pictured right.

Having a good laugh one minute, then saving someone’s life in the back of an ambulance the next? Graham lifts the lid on his life as a first aid volunteer.

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Marjorie Stacey from Poole was helped by the assisted discharge scheme

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Ettie’s story – learning to walk again

Ettie and her Red Cross carer

Ettie was told by doctors she would never walk again after contracting spinal tuberculosis, but with Red Cross help, she has managed to regain her strength.

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Ebola outbreak "biggest threat" since civil war

Volunteers with the Guinea Red Cross disinfect the Ratoma hospital in Tahouay, suburb of Conakry
25 Sep 2014

Sierra Leone is facing its biggest threat since the end of the civil war, according to the head of the country's Red Cross society.

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Ebola Outbreak Appeal

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