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J K Rowling receives our Humanity Award

British Red Cross presents J.K. Rowling with Humanitarian Award

10 Mar 2015

The British Red Cross has today (Tuesday 10 March 2015) awarded J.K. Rowling its prestigious Humanity Award. The award honours prominent philanthropists and humanitarians whose work has changed people’s lives across the world.

Osman Sesay and Kadiatu, pictured centre holding discharge papers, were the second and third confirmed Ebola patients to arrive at the newly opened Red Cross treatment centre in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

Brits say “Ebola doctors are heroes, but keep away from me”

18 Mar 2015

Most UK adults would avoid doctors and nurses who have recently been battling the Ebola virus overseas, a poll by the British Red Cross has revealed.

Water surges through trees

Red Cross relief teams attempt to reach remote islands affected by Cyclone Pam

17 Mar 2015

Red Cross relief teams attempt to reach remote islands affected by Cyclone Pam as fears grow survivors could soon run out of food and water.

Volunteers in Vanuatu

Vanuatu volunteers support those around them in aftermath of Cyclone Pam

18 Mar 2015

Following the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam, local Red Cross volunteers on the ground are helping people whose lives have been shattered overnight, despite having lost so much themselves.

Boy with clean water pouring over him

World Water Day Dirty water kills more children than war now is the time to act

20 Mar 2015

Dirty water kills more children than war and is the most common cause of disease in the world today. Funding for sanitation projects is lagging behind and this World Water Day the British Red Cross says it’s time to get the balance right.

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