accessibility & help

April 2009 press releases

British Red Cross and Girlguiding UK brace themselves for “imminent disaster” in Chingford

23 Apr 2009

“Storms” and “floods” will descend on Chingford this Saturday (25 April 2009) when the British Red Cross takes Guides and Senior Section members on simulated disaster events at a training event on emergency response.

British Red Cross expands psychosocial first aid with £5,000 from British Psychological Society

23 Apr 2009

The work of the British Red Cross to address the psychological needs of those caught up in emergencies has netted a £5,000 award from the country’s leading organisation for psychologists.

British Red Cross launches earthquake fund

06 Apr 2009

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal to support rescue and recovery efforts following the earthquake which has devastated the Italian city of L’Aquila.

British Red Cross team heads for Namibia as more floods are forecast

27 Apr 2009

A British Red Cross team specialised in preventing the outbreak of disease is heading to Namibia where the worst floods in decades have forced thousands from their homes.

British Red Cross ‘tweets’ from Zimbabwe

17 Apr 2009

British Red Cross aid worker Ina Bluemel has taken a leaf out of Jonathan Ross and Stephen Fry’s book and started ‘tweeting’ from Zimbabwe.

Myanmar Cyclone Nargis: one year on enormous challenges to recovery remain

30 Apr 2009

One year after Cyclone Nargis devastated the Ayeyarwaddy Delta in Myanmar, more than one million people have received support from the British Red Cross and other partner agencies, but enormous challenges remain in the country’s recovery efforts.

April 2009 press releases

British Red Cross and Girlguiding UK brace themselves for “imminent disaster” in Chingford

23 Apr 2009

“Storms” and “floods” will descend on Chingford this Saturday (25 April 2009) when the British Red Cross takes Guides and Senior Section members on simulated disaster events at a training event on emergency response.

British Red Cross expands psychosocial first aid with £5,000 from British Psychological Society

23 Apr 2009

The work of the British Red Cross to address the psychological needs of those caught up in emergencies has netted a £5,000 award from the country’s leading organisation for psychologists.

British Red Cross launches earthquake fund

06 Apr 2009

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal to support rescue and recovery efforts following the earthquake which has devastated the Italian city of L’Aquila.

British Red Cross team heads for Namibia as more floods are forecast

27 Apr 2009

A British Red Cross team specialised in preventing the outbreak of disease is heading to Namibia where the worst floods in decades have forced thousands from their homes.

British Red Cross ‘tweets’ from Zimbabwe

17 Apr 2009

British Red Cross aid worker Ina Bluemel has taken a leaf out of Jonathan Ross and Stephen Fry’s book and started ‘tweeting’ from Zimbabwe.

Myanmar Cyclone Nargis: one year on enormous challenges to recovery remain

30 Apr 2009

One year after Cyclone Nargis devastated the Ayeyarwaddy Delta in Myanmar, more than one million people have received support from the British Red Cross and other partner agencies, but enormous challenges remain in the country’s recovery efforts.

British Red Cross and Girlguiding UK brace themselves for “imminent disaster” in Chingford

23 Apr 2009

“Storms” and “floods” will descend on Chingford this Saturday (25 April 2009) when the British Red Cross takes Guides and Senior Section members on simulated disaster events at a training event on emergency response.

British Red Cross expands psychosocial first aid with £5,000 from British Psychological Society

23 Apr 2009

The work of the British Red Cross to address the psychological needs of those caught up in emergencies has netted a £5,000 award from the country’s leading organisation for psychologists.

British Red Cross launches earthquake fund

06 Apr 2009

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal to support rescue and recovery efforts following the earthquake which has devastated the Italian city of L’Aquila.

British Red Cross team heads for Namibia as more floods are forecast

27 Apr 2009

A British Red Cross team specialised in preventing the outbreak of disease is heading to Namibia where the worst floods in decades have forced thousands from their homes.

British Red Cross ‘tweets’ from Zimbabwe

17 Apr 2009

British Red Cross aid worker Ina Bluemel has taken a leaf out of Jonathan Ross and Stephen Fry’s book and started ‘tweeting’ from Zimbabwe.

Myanmar Cyclone Nargis: one year on enormous challenges to recovery remain

30 Apr 2009

One year after Cyclone Nargis devastated the Ayeyarwaddy Delta in Myanmar, more than one million people have received support from the British Red Cross and other partner agencies, but enormous challenges remain in the country’s recovery efforts.

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