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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 

Situation in South Sudan ‘extremely worrying’ 

Minkamen. People continue to arrive and settle on the northern banks of the Nile.
16 Apr 2014

The approaching rainy season in South Sudan could compound an already vast humanitarian crisis.


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Volunteer and client share a joke

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The magnificent six first-aiders

When a pensioner had a nasty fall and knocked himself unconscious, six schoolkids didn’t hesitate to help.

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WWI: Red Cross pyjamas

Suranne Jones, Hermione Norris and Oona Chaplin wear nursing uniform from the BBC's The Crimson Field

Our volunteers made thousands of hospital pyjamas during WWI. Read about their work and the strict rules on uniforms.

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Syria: Compassion in Conflict

Please make a donation to the Syria: Compassion in Conflict appeal

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