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

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World Humanitarian Summit: Protect staff and volunteers 

Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers give first aid to a man lying on a stretcher in an ambulance
20 May 2016

We must protect staff and volunteers who face injury, detention and even death.

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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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What's going on in Burundi? The crisis explained

Burundi Red Cross volunteers carry an injured man on a stretcher.

A Red Cross aid worker gives an insight into the crisis in Burundi, where violence and flooding have left thousands in need of help.

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One of the most dangerous places to be a mum

A closeup showing a newborn baby holding an adult's finger

There is a 'silent' killer in Afghanistan. Find out why mothers there are among the most likely to die in childbirth.

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Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

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