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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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Somalia: one family’s fight to survive

A Somali man affected by drought in East Africa.

This grandfather walked 150 kilometres to get help. Read his family's story.

A grandfather's story >

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Westminster attack: how we help after an emergency

Emergency response volunteers unloading equipment from vehicle
23 Mar 2017

Red Cross volunteers were ready to help after Wednesday's attack. But what do we do after an emergency?

Read the full story  >

Tweets from the British Red Cross

Older people and loneliness

A Red Cross volunteer sits and chats with an older person

Loneliness is often associated with older people but there’s more to understand.

Five things you need to know  >

Yemen Crisis Appeal

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