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Three First World War Red Cross nurses pose in uniform for a portrait photo

Red Cross launches digital A to Z archive of WW1 VADs

26 Apr 2016

An online archive of more than 244,000 personnel index cards has finally been completed, which provides a new picture of voluntary work in the First World War.

Red Cross vehicles, volunteers and staff in Al Rastan, Syria.

Red Cross aid reaches war-torn Syria town

26 Apr 2016

One hundred trucks have delivered aid to tens of thousands of people in a besieged Syrian town.

Fundraiser holding bucket

The Co-operative Group raises over £1million in eight months

26 Apr 2016

A charity partnership between The Co-operative Group and the British Red Cross has raised over £1million in just eight months.

British Red Cross event first aiders

British Red Cross gears up for ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon

08 Apr 2016

This weekend British Red Cross event first aid teams will be heading to Manchester to support around 12,000 runners in the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon.

A support at home volunteer visiting a client

New report confirms charities’ potential to improve UK health

13 Apr 2016

A report released today by New Philanthropy Capital (NPC), confirms that UK health charities like the British Red Cross, have potential to do more to improve health and wellbeing in the UK.

medic attends to woman

Red Cross responds to earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan

17 Apr 2016

A powerful earthquake has hit Northern Ecuador leaving many dead and more than 1500 injured.

Red Cross staff lifting heavy aid supplies

Red Cross supports communities after Ecuador earthquake

20 Apr 2016

Within hours of the earthquake that struck on 16 April, the Ecuadorian Red Cross had begun responding to the emergency.

A woman holds a little boy in front of earthquake rubble

Red Cross welcomes plans to take in 3,000 refugees

21 Apr 2016

Today the UK government announced it is to take in up to 3,000 more refugees from war-torn Syria by 2020. The majority will be vulnerable children.

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