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Men in Red Cross vests stood in a road with fire engines in the background

British Red Cross volunteers deployed to support victims of Westgate shopping centre attack

23 Sep 2013

Two British Red Cross volunteers have been sent to Kenya to provide support to Britons affected by the Westgate shopping centre attack.

Dadaab medical checkpoint

Dadaab: how we're helping in the world's largest refugee camp

In 2011, the Kenya Red Cross began providing services at the Ifo II camp in Dadaab. Take a look at the camp, and read how we're helping.

Aden with fruit, Kenya

How we helped

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement supported people in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia.

Nick Young

Chief executive's message: why get involved

Our chief executive explains why this project is so unique, the impact it's having and how one donor has pledged to match our members' donations.

Boy extracts water from water point

Red Cross prepares for drought in north Kenya

24 Jul 2013

The Red Cross is helping communities to prepare for drought and other natural disasters in northern Kenya.

Boy fills bucket from water point

Preparing for disasters in Kenya

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

Alwilayat Mohamed and her family

Alwilayat Mohamed's story: struggling to feed our children in the Sahel

Alwilayat has already lost two daughters under the age of five and is facing a daunting struggle to feed her two sons.

Malika whose mother is benefitting from a Red Cross gardening programme

Djenaba's story: vegetables provide food for thought

Thanks to a Red Cross gardening project, Djenaba is confident she’ll be able to send her two-year-old daughter Malika to school this autumn.

Grandmother waiting at a food aid distribution

Habi's story

With the current food crisis in the Sahel, Habi’s family is facing a daunting task to protect the health of their precious young.

Habsatou Abdulaye is president of the Sandari vegetable garden group

Habsatou's story: seeds of a better future in the Sahel

Habsatou is president of the Sandari vegetable garden group. Thanks to the Red Cross, she and her friends are now able to grow aubergines, cabbages, onions, lettuces and okra.

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