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

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Syria: Red Cross treats the psychological toll of conflict

A Syrian woman volunteer holds a child of about three years old in her arms and smiles at him
26 Jul 2016

As well as medical care, volunteers in Syria give much-needed psychological and emotional support.

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Volunteer in your community this summer

Marjorie Stacey from Poole was helped by the assisted discharge scheme

Join our friendly team of volunteers and do something positive for you and your community.

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Surgery by head-torch: a doctor in South Sudan

volunteers carry wounded person on stretcher

How do you treat gunshot wounds in a remote corner of South Sudan?

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A different kind of fire-fighter

Andy Goodwin stands outside his fire damaged home with the two Red Cross volunteers who gave him the support he needed following the fire

When Andy's house went up in flames, the Red Cross was there to help him make sense of the crisis.

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