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British Red Cross

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Find your nearest Red Cross services and events.

  • Health & support services 
  • Fundraising event 
  • First aid course 

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

  • Charity shop 

    We sell and need: good quality clothes, designer brands, books, furniture and more.

  • Red Cross office 

Families trapped in the Syrian desert

A two-year old girl sits in dirty water in a plastic basin on the ground in a camp outside Raqqa in Syria

“Would you drink this water?” A first-hand account of life in Syria’s desert camps.

Help for families fleeing Raqqa >

Borrow a wheelchair

Woman in a wheelchair laughing with her grandaughter

We provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and toilet aids.

how to borrow equipment >

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Yemen: the world’s worst cholera outbreak in numbers

In Yemen, a mother holds the hand of her child, which has an IV in it because the child has cholera

Over 542,000 Yemenis have been infected with cholera. The Red Cross is working round the clock to help.

More on cholera in Yemen >

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Learn first aid

Learners at a first aid course are trained in CPR

We offer public and workplace first aid courses throughout the UK. You can also train as a group.

Book a course >

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Text message is a quick and easy way to donate to the British Red Cross: see full terms and conditions.

UK Solidarity Fund

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