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

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Red Cross aid reaches war-torn Syria town

Red Cross vehicles, volunteers and staff in Al Rastan, Syria.
26 Apr 2016

One hundred trucks have delivered aid to tens of thousands of people in a besieged Syrian town.

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Volunteer in your community this year

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 this year.

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How Facebook helped 1,000 people for 10p in Nepal

People surrounded by rubble

When earthquakes struck, it wasn’t just food and medicine that helped saved lives: Facebook proved vital, too.

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First aid courses

Learners at a first aid course are trained in CPR

Whether you need first aid and health and safety for work or home, find a course to suit you. 

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