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Ibrahim’s story: 'Joy and pride' in saving lives

A man stands in front of an ambulance

Ibrahim Shukhais was inspired to learn first aid when his own grandmother needed help. Years later, he is using those skills to help people caught up Syria's conflict.

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Marjorie Stacey from Poole was helped by the assisted discharge scheme

Join our friendly team of volunteers and do something positive for your community. Browse our volunteering roles to find something that suits you.

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First aid apps encourage people to help

Head injury
12 Sep 2014

It’s World First Aid Day on 13 September: an ideal time to unveil new research showing that first aid apps are having the desired effect.

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Ebola outbreak: ‘If we don’t help, who will?’

Red Cross workers in Liberia, who were called to remove the body of an Ebola victim from her home

"I've stopped looking at the tallies of the dead. Numbers don’t show you what Ebola is doing to communities." A Red Cross worker blogs from Sierra Leone.

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Ebola Outbreak Appeal

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