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August 2010 press releases

Children walking beside a Land Rover vehicle with IFRC logo

Land Rover commits support to Red Cross and Red Crescent global initiative

25 Aug 2010

Today (25 August 2010), Land Rover and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched a new global initiative, under the theme ‘Reaching Vulnerable People Around the World’.

Men carrying aid distributed by the Red Cross

Massive logistical challenges must be addressed warns British Red Cross

24 Aug 2010

As floodwaters further inundate the low-lying southern provinces of the Punjab and Sindh, and an increasing number of people require assistance, the team of four will be working to speed up the delivery of aid into the worst hit areas.

Couple embracing after being reunited

Thousands remain missing: British Red Cross marks the International Day of the Disappeared

19 Aug 2010

The British Red Cross is currently trying to trace the relatives of over 1,000 families who have been separated as a result of the conflicts in countries including: Afghanistan, Eritrea, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Iraq.

Christopher Parker giving a speech at an awards ceremony for young heroes

British Red Cross launches robots in war online educational videos

11 Aug 2010

The British Red Cross has launched an interactive online education project to engage students and teachers which features videos on the use of robots in conflicts.

Woman at desk

British Red Cross re-launches website

09 Aug 2010

The new look British Red Cross website goes online today (Monday 09 August 2010) aiming to provide simplified functionality, better access to information and integration with social media channels.

Elderly man walks through floodwaters in Pakistan

Clear out your closets to raise cash for the British Red Cross Pakistan Floods Appeal

03 Aug 2010

From today (3 August 2010), members of the public are able to donate stock to Red Cross charity shops and specify that the money raised from the sale of their donated goods goes specifically to the Pakistan Floods Appeal.

Small boy sits on wet furniture in a flooded courtyard in Pakistan

British Red Cross says challenges are immense but aid is getting through

03 Aug 2010

Heavy monsoon rains forecast for the worst affected regions of Pakistan over the next few days are threatening to exacerbate an already serious situation, says the British Red Cross.

Elderly people and children on rowboats in flooded Pakistan

British Red Cross launches Pakistan Floods Appeal

02 Aug 2010

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal in response to the severe flooding in north-west Pakistan, which has worsened considerably in recent days.

August 2010 press releases

Children walking beside a Land Rover vehicle with IFRC logo

Land Rover commits support to Red Cross and Red Crescent global initiative

25 Aug 2010

Today (25 August 2010), Land Rover and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched a new global initiative, under the theme ‘Reaching Vulnerable People Around the World’.

Men carrying aid distributed by the Red Cross

Massive logistical challenges must be addressed warns British Red Cross

24 Aug 2010

As floodwaters further inundate the low-lying southern provinces of the Punjab and Sindh, and an increasing number of people require assistance, the team of four will be working to speed up the delivery of aid into the worst hit areas.

Couple embracing after being reunited

Thousands remain missing: British Red Cross marks the International Day of the Disappeared

19 Aug 2010

The British Red Cross is currently trying to trace the relatives of over 1,000 families who have been separated as a result of the conflicts in countries including: Afghanistan, Eritrea, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Iraq.

Christopher Parker giving a speech at an awards ceremony for young heroes

British Red Cross launches robots in war online educational videos

11 Aug 2010

The British Red Cross has launched an interactive online education project to engage students and teachers which features videos on the use of robots in conflicts.

Woman at desk

British Red Cross re-launches website

09 Aug 2010

The new look British Red Cross website goes online today (Monday 09 August 2010) aiming to provide simplified functionality, better access to information and integration with social media channels.

Elderly man walks through floodwaters in Pakistan

Clear out your closets to raise cash for the British Red Cross Pakistan Floods Appeal

03 Aug 2010

From today (3 August 2010), members of the public are able to donate stock to Red Cross charity shops and specify that the money raised from the sale of their donated goods goes specifically to the Pakistan Floods Appeal.

Small boy sits on wet furniture in a flooded courtyard in Pakistan

British Red Cross says challenges are immense but aid is getting through

03 Aug 2010

Heavy monsoon rains forecast for the worst affected regions of Pakistan over the next few days are threatening to exacerbate an already serious situation, says the British Red Cross.

Elderly people and children on rowboats in flooded Pakistan

British Red Cross launches Pakistan Floods Appeal

02 Aug 2010

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal in response to the severe flooding in north-west Pakistan, which has worsened considerably in recent days.

Children walking beside a Land Rover vehicle with IFRC logo

Land Rover commits support to Red Cross and Red Crescent global initiative

25 Aug 2010

Today (25 August 2010), Land Rover and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched a new global initiative, under the theme ‘Reaching Vulnerable People Around the World’.

Men carrying aid distributed by the Red Cross

Massive logistical challenges must be addressed warns British Red Cross

24 Aug 2010

As floodwaters further inundate the low-lying southern provinces of the Punjab and Sindh, and an increasing number of people require assistance, the team of four will be working to speed up the delivery of aid into the worst hit areas.

Couple embracing after being reunited

Thousands remain missing: British Red Cross marks the International Day of the Disappeared

19 Aug 2010

The British Red Cross is currently trying to trace the relatives of over 1,000 families who have been separated as a result of the conflicts in countries including: Afghanistan, Eritrea, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Iraq.

Christopher Parker giving a speech at an awards ceremony for young heroes

British Red Cross launches robots in war online educational videos

11 Aug 2010

The British Red Cross has launched an interactive online education project to engage students and teachers which features videos on the use of robots in conflicts.

Woman at desk

British Red Cross re-launches website

09 Aug 2010

The new look British Red Cross website goes online today (Monday 09 August 2010) aiming to provide simplified functionality, better access to information and integration with social media channels.

Elderly man walks through floodwaters in Pakistan

Clear out your closets to raise cash for the British Red Cross Pakistan Floods Appeal

03 Aug 2010

From today (3 August 2010), members of the public are able to donate stock to Red Cross charity shops and specify that the money raised from the sale of their donated goods goes specifically to the Pakistan Floods Appeal.

Small boy sits on wet furniture in a flooded courtyard in Pakistan

British Red Cross says challenges are immense but aid is getting through

03 Aug 2010

Heavy monsoon rains forecast for the worst affected regions of Pakistan over the next few days are threatening to exacerbate an already serious situation, says the British Red Cross.

Elderly people and children on rowboats in flooded Pakistan

British Red Cross launches Pakistan Floods Appeal

02 Aug 2010

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal in response to the severe flooding in north-west Pakistan, which has worsened considerably in recent days.

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