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An image from the Netherlands Red Cross shows some of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.

Red Cross launches Hurricane Irma Appeal

07 Sep 2017

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal for those affected by Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean.

First aid trainer teaches first aid to a group of participants

First aid in our Overseas Branches

Most of our branches run first aid courses for the public as well as training volunteers so they can help at events and during disasters.

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Contact us: British Virgin Islands Red Cross

Contact information for the British Virgin Islands Red Cross

Boxes of relief goods stacked by plane

Choosing the right response

In times of disaster, Overseas Branches have to respond quickly and in co-ordination with local agencies. Their actions will depend on the size of the crisis.

Red Cross volunteers unload tarpaulins at Owen Roberts International Airport, Grand Cayman

Disaster management

Our Overseas Branches are strengthening their ability to respond to disasters, and making the communities they help more resilient.

A building in the Cayman Islands that was destroyed by a hurricane

How we help when disaster strikes

We've helped communities prepare for, survive and recover from disasters like hurricanes, floods and even an active volcano. Learn about our work during past disasters.

Volunteer helping woman down stairs

Preparing for disasters

How is a new programme helping Overseas Territories become better prepared for disasters, and more able to deal with the effects of climate change?

A Red Cross volunteer in Grank Turk speaks with beneficiaries

Red Cross responding as Hurricane Irene worsens

23 Aug 2011

As Hurricane Irene gathers strength, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is helping people across the Caribbean prepare.

Two teenaged girls laugh together

Volunteer for us

Can you spare some time? We need people who can bring their different skills and experiences to our services.

Satellite view of Hurricane Earl

Volunteers respond quickly as hurricane season begins

02 Sep 2010

As hurricane season gets underway, volunteers in our overseas branches in the Caribbean are well prepared and responded quickly to Hurricane Earl.

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