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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.

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The Red Cross and the NHS: a history of helping

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The Red Cross has a long history working within health and social care. Join us on a journey through the years.

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Red Cross shocked and saddened by Nigeria deaths

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18 Jan 2017

The British Red Cross is saddened by the deaths of civilians and six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross following an airstrike.

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Water supplied to Damascus amid severe shortage

A group of men and boys, one wearing a Red Cross jacket, stand near the back of a water tanker with a row of filled water containers on the ground
17 Jan 2017

After two main water supply lines were cut, millions of people in Damascus are facing acute water shortages.

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Yemen Crisis Appeal

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