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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.

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

Ebola outbreak "biggest threat" since civil war

25 Sep 2014

Sierra Leone is facing its biggest threat since the end of the civil war, according to the head of the country's Red Cross society.

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.

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.

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