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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.

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.

A woman cradling a baby

South Sudan Crisis Appeal launched

06 Mar 2014

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal to help save lives in South Sudan where nearly one million people have been made homeless by fighting.

Agro-pastoralists in Tin Akof, northern Burkina Faso, at a Red Cross distribution of food vouchers.

How we helped

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement helped across the Sahel region of west Africa.

People line up to access clean drinking water in a camp hosting displaced people in Juba.

South Sudan conflict: British Red Cross pledges support to save lives

04 Feb 2014

Nearly one million people have been made homeless by fighting in South Sudan. The Red Cross is working to alleviate the vast humanitarian crisis.

Matebello Metsung with the Red Cross volunteer who helps her with her treatment

Matebello's story: fighting to overcome TB

Having overcome TB once already, Matebello was again diagnosed with the disease. The Red Cross is by her side and is helping her complete her treatment.

A child and a lady sit on the doorstep to a house

Helping hungry families in Lesotho

31 Dec 2013

The British Red Cross provided help to an emergency appeal in Lesotho, where nearly three quarters of a million people were in desperate need of food.

A patient is loaded into the back of an ambulance

Central African Republic humanitarian crisis: British Red Cross pledges financial aid

12 Dec 2013

The British Red Cross is contributing £100,000 towards alleviating the humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic (CAR).

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