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Boy with bicycle in flooded Mozambique

Team rush to help victims of Mozambique floods

08 Feb 2013

British Red Cross experts are heading to Mozambique to help victims of flooding that has forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes.

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 every donation.

Red Cross volunteer with chicks

How to become a Red Cross Investor

Become a part of our project that is changing lives for the better. There are plenty of opportunities available including project visits, events and advocacy work.

Two men wade through flood water

Africa floods crisis 2007

More than one million people were affected by flooding in 17 countries - but in particular Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia, Ghana, Togo and Burkina Faso.

Aid boxes

Africa Food Crisis 2006

We launched an appeal in 2006 to help people across Africa survive when drought and inflated prices left them without enough food.

Old man looking up at camera

Ethiopia Food Crisis Appeal 2008

The Red Cross helped more than 76,000 people severely affected by drought in the southern Wolaiyta region. Read about the people we helped.

Kenyan child in temporary shelter

Kenya crisis 2008

Hundreds of people were killed and injured in violent clashes across Kenya following the general election results announced on 30 December 2007.

Group of children in doorway

Liberia crisis 2003

The 14-year long civil war in Liberia came to an end when a peace agreement was signed between government forces and opposition groups on 18 August 2003.

Flood waters surround the city of Mutarara in Mozambique

Southern Africa floods 2008

The Red Cross helped people when floods hit southern Africa, including Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland.

Phiaodonia Chivandire with a boy in front of a house

Southern Africa food crisis 2005/6

We raised money to help 1.5 million people by providing food, strengthening livelihoods and improving water and sanitation.

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