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October 2013 press releases

Man in India

10 Million affected by Cyclone Phailin

14 Oct 2013

Up to 10 million people have been affected by the devastating Cyclone Phailin, one of the most severe cyclones to hit India in over a decade.

Volunteer and client exiting an ambulance

55 000 homes still without power

30 Oct 2013

For the third consecutive day, British Red Cross emergency teams have been busy responding to the effects caused by the St. Jude storm, as over 55 000 homes in parts of the UK went without power.

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British Red Cross launches India cyclone appeal

13 Oct 2013

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal in response to the devastating Cyclone Phailin, which struck eastern coastal areas of India yesterday.

Aid in Syria

British Red Cross response to The Telegraph story about funds for Syria

05 Oct 2013

The Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement is providing life-saving support to more than two million people affected by the conflict in Syria.

A pumpkin with a carved face

First Aid Advice for Halloween and Bonfire Night

31 Oct 2013

Each year in the UK hundreds of firework and burn-related accidents are recorded during the four-week period around Halloween.

Man shovelling snow

Get Ready for Winter Campaign

24 Oct 2013

One in five people believe donning a “beer jacket” or taking a tipple can keep out the cold, British Red Cross research has revealed.

Flags showing the red cross and red crescent

Red Cross calls for respect in Syria

29 Oct 2013

On the 150th anniversary of the founding of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, its organisations are making an unprecedented call for all parties to the conflict in Syria to guarantee the safety of aid workers and ensure their unimpeded, immediate access to people in need across the country.

Response to St Jude Storm

28 Oct 2013

British Red Cross emergency teams are responding across the UK as severe weather conditions and winds of almost 100 mph whipped across swathes of the country.

October 2013 press releases

Man in India

10 Million affected by Cyclone Phailin

14 Oct 2013

Up to 10 million people have been affected by the devastating Cyclone Phailin, one of the most severe cyclones to hit India in over a decade.

Volunteer and client exiting an ambulance

55 000 homes still without power

30 Oct 2013

For the third consecutive day, British Red Cross emergency teams have been busy responding to the effects caused by the St. Jude storm, as over 55 000 homes in parts of the UK went without power.

A pile of coins

British Red Cross launches India cyclone appeal

13 Oct 2013

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal in response to the devastating Cyclone Phailin, which struck eastern coastal areas of India yesterday.

Aid in Syria

British Red Cross response to The Telegraph story about funds for Syria

05 Oct 2013

The Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement is providing life-saving support to more than two million people affected by the conflict in Syria.

A pumpkin with a carved face

First Aid Advice for Halloween and Bonfire Night

31 Oct 2013

Each year in the UK hundreds of firework and burn-related accidents are recorded during the four-week period around Halloween.

Man shovelling snow

Get Ready for Winter Campaign

24 Oct 2013

One in five people believe donning a “beer jacket” or taking a tipple can keep out the cold, British Red Cross research has revealed.

Flags showing the red cross and red crescent

Red Cross calls for respect in Syria

29 Oct 2013

On the 150th anniversary of the founding of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, its organisations are making an unprecedented call for all parties to the conflict in Syria to guarantee the safety of aid workers and ensure their unimpeded, immediate access to people in need across the country.

Response to St Jude Storm

28 Oct 2013

British Red Cross emergency teams are responding across the UK as severe weather conditions and winds of almost 100 mph whipped across swathes of the country.

Man in India

10 Million affected by Cyclone Phailin

14 Oct 2013

Up to 10 million people have been affected by the devastating Cyclone Phailin, one of the most severe cyclones to hit India in over a decade.

Volunteer and client exiting an ambulance

55 000 homes still without power

30 Oct 2013

For the third consecutive day, British Red Cross emergency teams have been busy responding to the effects caused by the St. Jude storm, as over 55 000 homes in parts of the UK went without power.

A pile of coins

British Red Cross launches India cyclone appeal

13 Oct 2013

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal in response to the devastating Cyclone Phailin, which struck eastern coastal areas of India yesterday.

Aid in Syria

British Red Cross response to The Telegraph story about funds for Syria

05 Oct 2013

The Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement is providing life-saving support to more than two million people affected by the conflict in Syria.

A pumpkin with a carved face

First Aid Advice for Halloween and Bonfire Night

31 Oct 2013

Each year in the UK hundreds of firework and burn-related accidents are recorded during the four-week period around Halloween.

Man shovelling snow

Get Ready for Winter Campaign

24 Oct 2013

One in five people believe donning a “beer jacket” or taking a tipple can keep out the cold, British Red Cross research has revealed.

Flags showing the red cross and red crescent

Red Cross calls for respect in Syria

29 Oct 2013

On the 150th anniversary of the founding of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, its organisations are making an unprecedented call for all parties to the conflict in Syria to guarantee the safety of aid workers and ensure their unimpeded, immediate access to people in need across the country.

Response to St Jude Storm

28 Oct 2013

British Red Cross emergency teams are responding across the UK as severe weather conditions and winds of almost 100 mph whipped across swathes of the country.

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