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September 2009 press releases

Red Cross and Allen and Overy launch innovative ‘rules of war’ education resource for Citizenship St

30 Sep 2009

Thousands of secondary students in the UK will soon be studying areas of international humanitarian law (IHL), or the ‘rules of war’, in the run up to the new Citizenship Studies GCSE examinations next year, currently the fastest growing subject at GCSE.

British Red Cross launches Asia Pacific Disasters Appeal in response to multiple disasters

30 Sep 2009

The Red Cross is now responding to three near-simultaneous disasters across the Asia Pacific region. The British Red Cross is appealing for funds in response to the escalating situation in Samoa, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Red Cross launches Philippines floods appeal as further devastation predicted

29 Sep 2009

The British Red Cross has today launched an urgent appeal for the hundreds of thousands affected in the Philippines and Viet Nam by devastating Typhoon Ketsana that hit on 26 September.

Millions of Kenyans in dire need of food, water and safety says Red Cross

28 Sep 2009

Millions of Kenyans are struggling to get enough food to eat due to a drought caused by three consecutive failed rain seasons, and compounded by the effects of the 2008 post-election violence and the rise in global food prices

Only 7 per cent of UK population have adequate first aid skills, says British Red Cross survey

09 Sep 2009

Just 7 per cent of the UK population are able to correctly recall first aid advice, and feel confident and willing to carry that advice out, according to a new survey by the British Red Cross.

More than half of young people lack confidence to perform first aid, says British Red Cross survey

04 Sep 2009

More than half of the UK’s young people lack confidence to perform first aid in an emergency situation, according to a new research published today by the British Red Cross.

September 2009 press releases

Red Cross and Allen and Overy launch innovative ‘rules of war’ education resource for Citizenship St

30 Sep 2009

Thousands of secondary students in the UK will soon be studying areas of international humanitarian law (IHL), or the ‘rules of war’, in the run up to the new Citizenship Studies GCSE examinations next year, currently the fastest growing subject at GCSE.

British Red Cross launches Asia Pacific Disasters Appeal in response to multiple disasters

30 Sep 2009

The Red Cross is now responding to three near-simultaneous disasters across the Asia Pacific region. The British Red Cross is appealing for funds in response to the escalating situation in Samoa, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Red Cross launches Philippines floods appeal as further devastation predicted

29 Sep 2009

The British Red Cross has today launched an urgent appeal for the hundreds of thousands affected in the Philippines and Viet Nam by devastating Typhoon Ketsana that hit on 26 September.

Millions of Kenyans in dire need of food, water and safety says Red Cross

28 Sep 2009

Millions of Kenyans are struggling to get enough food to eat due to a drought caused by three consecutive failed rain seasons, and compounded by the effects of the 2008 post-election violence and the rise in global food prices

Only 7 per cent of UK population have adequate first aid skills, says British Red Cross survey

09 Sep 2009

Just 7 per cent of the UK population are able to correctly recall first aid advice, and feel confident and willing to carry that advice out, according to a new survey by the British Red Cross.

More than half of young people lack confidence to perform first aid, says British Red Cross survey

04 Sep 2009

More than half of the UK’s young people lack confidence to perform first aid in an emergency situation, according to a new research published today by the British Red Cross.

Red Cross and Allen and Overy launch innovative ‘rules of war’ education resource for Citizenship St

30 Sep 2009

Thousands of secondary students in the UK will soon be studying areas of international humanitarian law (IHL), or the ‘rules of war’, in the run up to the new Citizenship Studies GCSE examinations next year, currently the fastest growing subject at GCSE.

British Red Cross launches Asia Pacific Disasters Appeal in response to multiple disasters

30 Sep 2009

The Red Cross is now responding to three near-simultaneous disasters across the Asia Pacific region. The British Red Cross is appealing for funds in response to the escalating situation in Samoa, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Red Cross launches Philippines floods appeal as further devastation predicted

29 Sep 2009

The British Red Cross has today launched an urgent appeal for the hundreds of thousands affected in the Philippines and Viet Nam by devastating Typhoon Ketsana that hit on 26 September.

Millions of Kenyans in dire need of food, water and safety says Red Cross

28 Sep 2009

Millions of Kenyans are struggling to get enough food to eat due to a drought caused by three consecutive failed rain seasons, and compounded by the effects of the 2008 post-election violence and the rise in global food prices

Only 7 per cent of UK population have adequate first aid skills, says British Red Cross survey

09 Sep 2009

Just 7 per cent of the UK population are able to correctly recall first aid advice, and feel confident and willing to carry that advice out, according to a new survey by the British Red Cross.

More than half of young people lack confidence to perform first aid, says British Red Cross survey

04 Sep 2009

More than half of the UK’s young people lack confidence to perform first aid in an emergency situation, according to a new research published today by the British Red Cross.

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