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'I’ve never experienced anything like Ebola'

The dead body management team at the IFRC Ebola treatment centre in Kenema Sierra Leone is responsible for burying patients who have passed away.

Ebola has claimed nearly 5,000 lives across West Africa. Our delegate, John Punter, blogs from Sierra Leone on how we can stop the spread.

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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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Syrians face hunger without urgent funding

Men and women walk among damaged buildings
23 Oct 2014

More money for food aid to help people in Syria is urgently needed, the Red Cross has warned.

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Don’t get left in the dark this winter

Coldweather sign in winter
24 Oct 2014

Winter’s a time for snowmen, hot toddies, woolly scarfs – and sudden power-cuts. Make sure you don’t get caught out this year.

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Ebola Outbreak Appeal

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