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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.

Red Cross volunteers clearing landslide debris

Uganda: preparing for disasters

We help people survive and prepare for natural disasters such as flooding, landslides and disease outbreaks.

Woman cooking over a fire in her home in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: food security and livelihoods

We are combating hunger by helping families generate their own food and income with agricultural training.

A trekker walks infront of Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro trek

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

A trekker walks infront of Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro trek

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

A Sierra Leone Red Cross burial team prepares to collect a body from a house in Kissy, Freetown

Ebola crisis is long-term fight, warns head of Red Cross

12 Dec 2014

The head of the IFRC has warned that there is no quick fix to halting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Liberian Red Cross volunteer and contact tracer Kebbeh Bee talks to members of the Pipeline community in Paynesville, near Monrovia.

Ebola outbreak: new Red Cross CEO calls for greater international support

29 Oct 2014

In his first week as the chief executive of the British Red Cross, Mike Adamson has called for greater international support to fight Ebola in West Africa.

Children in South Africa

'This is a story of hope and opportunity'

Andrew Balfour and his wife Anne have been supporters of the British Red Cross for over 20 years – and have now seen the impact of their donations first-hand.

A large group of Vietnamese boat people crowded onto a wooden boat in Hong Kong

The history of our refugee support

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

Ettie and her Red Cross carer

Ettie’s story – learning to walk again

Ettie was told by doctors she would never walk again after contracting spinal tuberculosis, but with Red Cross help, she has managed to regain her strength.

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