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  • Health & support services 
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    We educate people in life-saving skills, enabling them to respond to emergencies.

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

  • Red Cross office 

East Africa Crisis: ‘The big fear is cholera’

A child from South Sudan waits at a reception centre for refugees in northern Uganda.

Having escaped violence in South Sudan, refugees in Uganda must now contend with the threat of disease.

Preventing disease outbreaks >

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Westminster attack: how we help after an emergency

Emergency response volunteers unloading equipment from vehicle
23 Mar 2017

Red Cross volunteers were ready to help after Wednesday's attack. But what do we do after an emergency?

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‘What happened to me makes me grateful’

Claire Burke holds up her daughter Tori. When Claire went into labour outside the Manchester Marathon, Red Cross volunteers helped get her to hospital.

As Mother’s Day approaches, Claire reflects on the Red Cross volunteers who helped bring her baby into the world.

Read Claire's story >

Yemen Crisis Appeal

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 Text reads Refusing to ignore people in crisis