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Red Cross volunteers handling the body of an Ebola victim in Sierra Leone

Appeal for funds as Ebola crisis escalates

08 Sep 2014

The Red Cross is stepping up its relief effort in West Africa as the death toll from the Ebola outbreak passes 1,900.

A trekker walks infront of Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro trek

Join Team Red Cross in this exclusive trek up beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro.

Volunteers with the Guinea Red Cross disinfect the Ratoma hospital in Tahouay, suburb of Conakry

Ebola Outbreak Appeal launched

01 Aug 2014

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal to help communities in West Africa affected by the deadly Ebola virus, which has so-far killed more than 720 people.

Two Red Cross workers being disinfected in Guinea

Red Cross sends health worker to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola outbreak

06 Jun 2014

Following an outbreak of Ebola in Sierra Leone, the British Red Cross has deployed a health worker to the region to help the response.

Guinea Red Cross volunteers disinfect a hospital in Tahouay, suburb of Conakry, in Guinea

Red Cross sends specialists to fight West Africa Ebola outbreak

31 Jul 2014

The British Red Cross is deploying two more workers to West Africa as governments and aid agencies scale up efforts to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

A smiling woman wearing a Sierra Leone Red Cross peace animator t-shirt

Video: peace building in Sierra Leone

We’re encouraging communities in war-torn Sierra Leone to work together and build peace through participating in development activities.

A group of young children standing in aline in Sierra Leone

A donor's project visit

Lord Portsmouth has generously supported the Red Cross for many years. He visited Sierra Leone to witness the difference the Red Cross makes.

People at an airport

British Red Cross assists Britons in Egypt

02 Feb 2011

A two-member British Red Cross psycho-social support team is on its way to Cairo to help Britons wishing to return to the UK.

Large crowd of people with hands raised hold an Ivory Coast flag aloft

Red Cross supports Ivory Coast refugees in Liberia

11 Feb 2011

As thousands flee from mounting political tensions in the Ivory Coast, the British Red Cross has given £50,000 to help refugees in Liberia.

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