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August 2012 press releases

Volunteers Rina and Samia treat a patient in an Syrian Arab Red Crescent ambulance on the way to hospital.

Humanitarian workers under attack in Syria, says British Red Cross

17 Aug 2012

Humanitarian workers have come under fire while providing life-saving care in Syria, says the British Red Cross. As a consequence, paramedic volunteers are going into some areas on foot instead of in ambulances, which might become a target.

Red Cross worker gives people information about Cholera

Urgent action needed to halt fatal cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone

23 Aug 2012

A British Red Cross emergency team is heading to Sierra Leone to help tackle a deadly cholera epidemic. The disease, which has already infected more than 10,000 people and killed more than 170, is spreading rapidly throughout the country.

A father searches for his lost child using the Red Cross international tracing and message services in Rwanda.

Winners of the International Day of the Disappeared literary competition announced

22 Aug 2012

The British Red Cross has announced the winners of its literary competition whose theme, “Missing” was designed to mark the International Day of the Disappeared (30th August).

August 2012 press releases

Volunteers Rina and Samia treat a patient in an Syrian Arab Red Crescent ambulance on the way to hospital.

Humanitarian workers under attack in Syria, says British Red Cross

17 Aug 2012

Humanitarian workers have come under fire while providing life-saving care in Syria, says the British Red Cross. As a consequence, paramedic volunteers are going into some areas on foot instead of in ambulances, which might become a target.

Red Cross worker gives people information about Cholera

Urgent action needed to halt fatal cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone

23 Aug 2012

A British Red Cross emergency team is heading to Sierra Leone to help tackle a deadly cholera epidemic. The disease, which has already infected more than 10,000 people and killed more than 170, is spreading rapidly throughout the country.

A father searches for his lost child using the Red Cross international tracing and message services in Rwanda.

Winners of the International Day of the Disappeared literary competition announced

22 Aug 2012

The British Red Cross has announced the winners of its literary competition whose theme, “Missing” was designed to mark the International Day of the Disappeared (30th August).

Volunteers Rina and Samia treat a patient in an Syrian Arab Red Crescent ambulance on the way to hospital.

Humanitarian workers under attack in Syria, says British Red Cross

17 Aug 2012

Humanitarian workers have come under fire while providing life-saving care in Syria, says the British Red Cross. As a consequence, paramedic volunteers are going into some areas on foot instead of in ambulances, which might become a target.

Red Cross worker gives people information about Cholera

Urgent action needed to halt fatal cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone

23 Aug 2012

A British Red Cross emergency team is heading to Sierra Leone to help tackle a deadly cholera epidemic. The disease, which has already infected more than 10,000 people and killed more than 170, is spreading rapidly throughout the country.

A father searches for his lost child using the Red Cross international tracing and message services in Rwanda.

Winners of the International Day of the Disappeared literary competition announced

22 Aug 2012

The British Red Cross has announced the winners of its literary competition whose theme, “Missing” was designed to mark the International Day of the Disappeared (30th August).

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