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Boy fills bucket from water point

Kenya: preparing for disasters

Read about how we are helping communities to prepare for drought and other natural disasters.

woman holds baby in hospital

Red Cross launches East Africa Crisis Appeal

09 Mar 2017

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal as millions of people across East Africa face critical food shortages.

A trekker walks infront of Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro trek

Join Team Red Cross in this trek up the highest freestanding mountain in the world, Mount Kilimanjaro.

Four latrine toilets stand next to each other, built of stone with wooden doors

Lesotho: clean water for better health

The British Red Cross is helping to provide clean water and safe, hygienic toilets to 1,500 households in Lesotho.

A mother, who has just arrived at an informal camp near Maiduguri after fleeing her home, feeds her child.

Emergency appeal launched for Lake Chad crisis

31 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal to help people affected by a dire humanitarian crisis in Africa's Lake Chad region.

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

History of our refugee services

For over a century, the British Red Cross has been helping protect and support people who have been forced to leave their country fearing persecution.

A Red Cross volunteer and members of the local community search the rubble

Red Cross responds to Sierra Leone mudslides

15 Aug 2017

Red Cross volunteers are digging for survivors and supporting distraught families in the wake of heavy flooding and mudslides in Sierra Leone.

Hands holding

What can you say to a mass-shooting survivor?

20 Jul 2015

Chris helped people get through harrowing moments after last month’s Tunisia shootings.

A woman and child are helped from the Responder boat after being rescued at sea by the Red Cross and MOAS

Red Cross launches emergency search and rescue appeal

19 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross is asking the public to help save thousands of lives by donating to our search and rescue operations.

Italian Red Cross nurse Daniela and her team rescue a group of people stranded in a sinking boat in the Mediterranean.

Migration report

Humanity at a crossroads: Migrants’ journeys on the Central Mediterranean Route

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