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November 2010 press releases

Red Cross vehicle and two volunteers in Highland snow

Red Cross emergency teams called into action as severe weather grips UK

30 Nov 2010

British Red Cross emergency teams are responding across the UK as severe weather conditions and heavy snow continue to blanket many parts of the country.

Aid provided by the Red Cross

Pakistan: flood-stricken farmers in race against time to plant before winter

23 Nov 2010

Tens of thousands of flood victims in Pakistan are racing against the onset of winter to repair their homes, clear flood debris and plant crops.

Touring the camp with loudspeaker transmitting health messages

Haiti cholera: People ‘crying out’ for information, says British Red Cross

17 Nov 2010

At least 75,000 people in Haiti have called a freephone Red Cross information line to access information on cholera

Volunteer serving a customer at a Red Cross charity shop

Meerkats top Red Cross Christmas gift sales

21 Nov 2010

A meerkat mug, mousemat and coaster set have become the best-selling Christmas gifts sold in British Red Cross charity shops, raising over £10,000. Depicting a painting of three meerkats standing up on their hind legs, the mug (£3.99), mousemat and coaster set (£2.99) have been an instant hit with over three thousand sold already.

Women playing with infant

Red Cross tackles migration issues with launch of online education toolkit

16 Nov 2010

A host of new educational resources are now available online thanks to the launch of an updated version of the British Red Cross Positive Images toolkit.

A sign warns drivers of a flooded street

Red Cross urges people to prepare as UK faces flash floods

18 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross is today (18 November 2010) urging people to prepare against flooding as weather experts warned that large parts of the South East will be hit by heavy rain.

Young girl sits on a log over a flooded street in the Philippines

Tesco supports Red Cross emergency operations in south east Asia

17 Nov 2010

Tesco has donated £40,000 to support multiple Red Cross Red Crescent emergency response operations across south east Asia

Volunteers discuss an incident with fireman

British Red Cross prepare for 2012 Olympic Games

12 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross is stepping up efforts to support emergency services and local authorities ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Volunteers distributing aid in Haiti

British Red Cross treating cholera-like symptoms in Port au Prince

10 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross has provided care for 30 people in Port-au-Prince suffering cholera-like symptoms.

Teacher at a whiteboard

Young volunteers takeover top jobs at British Red Cross

05 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross senior management team, including chief executive officer, Sir Nick Young, will step down from their top positions on Friday 12 November, to make room for thirteen young volunteers.

Emergency response volunteers briefing

British Red Cross launches multilingual phrasebook for emergency responders

03 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross, with the generous support of Community Resilience, has developed the Major Incident Response Multilingual Phrasebook to help emergency responders communicate with individuals for whom English is not the first language.

Devastation in Haiti after the earthquake

British Red Cross on high alert as Haiti braces itself for Hurricane Tomas

03 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross is preparing for yet another emergency in Haiti, with officials describing Hurricane Tomas as the gravest hurricane threat to the country since Ike in 2008.

November 2010 press releases

Red Cross vehicle and two volunteers in Highland snow

Red Cross emergency teams called into action as severe weather grips UK

30 Nov 2010

British Red Cross emergency teams are responding across the UK as severe weather conditions and heavy snow continue to blanket many parts of the country.

Aid provided by the Red Cross

Pakistan: flood-stricken farmers in race against time to plant before winter

23 Nov 2010

Tens of thousands of flood victims in Pakistan are racing against the onset of winter to repair their homes, clear flood debris and plant crops.

Touring the camp with loudspeaker transmitting health messages

Haiti cholera: People ‘crying out’ for information, says British Red Cross

17 Nov 2010

At least 75,000 people in Haiti have called a freephone Red Cross information line to access information on cholera

Volunteer serving a customer at a Red Cross charity shop

Meerkats top Red Cross Christmas gift sales

21 Nov 2010

A meerkat mug, mousemat and coaster set have become the best-selling Christmas gifts sold in British Red Cross charity shops, raising over £10,000. Depicting a painting of three meerkats standing up on their hind legs, the mug (£3.99), mousemat and coaster set (£2.99) have been an instant hit with over three thousand sold already.

Women playing with infant

Red Cross tackles migration issues with launch of online education toolkit

16 Nov 2010

A host of new educational resources are now available online thanks to the launch of an updated version of the British Red Cross Positive Images toolkit.

A sign warns drivers of a flooded street

Red Cross urges people to prepare as UK faces flash floods

18 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross is today (18 November 2010) urging people to prepare against flooding as weather experts warned that large parts of the South East will be hit by heavy rain.

Young girl sits on a log over a flooded street in the Philippines

Tesco supports Red Cross emergency operations in south east Asia

17 Nov 2010

Tesco has donated £40,000 to support multiple Red Cross Red Crescent emergency response operations across south east Asia

Volunteers discuss an incident with fireman

British Red Cross prepare for 2012 Olympic Games

12 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross is stepping up efforts to support emergency services and local authorities ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Volunteers distributing aid in Haiti

British Red Cross treating cholera-like symptoms in Port au Prince

10 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross has provided care for 30 people in Port-au-Prince suffering cholera-like symptoms.

Teacher at a whiteboard

Young volunteers takeover top jobs at British Red Cross

05 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross senior management team, including chief executive officer, Sir Nick Young, will step down from their top positions on Friday 12 November, to make room for thirteen young volunteers.

Emergency response volunteers briefing

British Red Cross launches multilingual phrasebook for emergency responders

03 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross, with the generous support of Community Resilience, has developed the Major Incident Response Multilingual Phrasebook to help emergency responders communicate with individuals for whom English is not the first language.

Devastation in Haiti after the earthquake

British Red Cross on high alert as Haiti braces itself for Hurricane Tomas

03 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross is preparing for yet another emergency in Haiti, with officials describing Hurricane Tomas as the gravest hurricane threat to the country since Ike in 2008.

Red Cross vehicle and two volunteers in Highland snow

Red Cross emergency teams called into action as severe weather grips UK

30 Nov 2010

British Red Cross emergency teams are responding across the UK as severe weather conditions and heavy snow continue to blanket many parts of the country.

Aid provided by the Red Cross

Pakistan: flood-stricken farmers in race against time to plant before winter

23 Nov 2010

Tens of thousands of flood victims in Pakistan are racing against the onset of winter to repair their homes, clear flood debris and plant crops.

Touring the camp with loudspeaker transmitting health messages

Haiti cholera: People ‘crying out’ for information, says British Red Cross

17 Nov 2010

At least 75,000 people in Haiti have called a freephone Red Cross information line to access information on cholera

Volunteer serving a customer at a Red Cross charity shop

Meerkats top Red Cross Christmas gift sales

21 Nov 2010

A meerkat mug, mousemat and coaster set have become the best-selling Christmas gifts sold in British Red Cross charity shops, raising over £10,000. Depicting a painting of three meerkats standing up on their hind legs, the mug (£3.99), mousemat and coaster set (£2.99) have been an instant hit with over three thousand sold already.

Women playing with infant

Red Cross tackles migration issues with launch of online education toolkit

16 Nov 2010

A host of new educational resources are now available online thanks to the launch of an updated version of the British Red Cross Positive Images toolkit.

A sign warns drivers of a flooded street

Red Cross urges people to prepare as UK faces flash floods

18 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross is today (18 November 2010) urging people to prepare against flooding as weather experts warned that large parts of the South East will be hit by heavy rain.

Young girl sits on a log over a flooded street in the Philippines

Tesco supports Red Cross emergency operations in south east Asia

17 Nov 2010

Tesco has donated £40,000 to support multiple Red Cross Red Crescent emergency response operations across south east Asia

Volunteers discuss an incident with fireman

British Red Cross prepare for 2012 Olympic Games

12 Nov 2010

The British Red Cross is stepping up efforts to support emergency services and local authorities ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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