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Top ten tips for coping with emergencies

Find useful tips for coping with all sorts of emergencies – from floods to terrorism – as well as other websites that may help you.

People walk through a waterlogged street in Mumbai

Asia Floods Appeal 2007

Severe monsoon rains and cyclones killed nearly 3,000 people and left millions homeless in Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Bangladesh Red Crescent give families food amid the floods

Floods bring chaos to South Asia

16 Sep 2014

As heavy monsoon rains cause devastation across South Asia, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is bringing vital help – from food and medical care to emergency shelter.

People surrounded by rubble

How we're helping in Nepal

The British Red Cross is supporting the three-year programme, which is funded by a £4 million grant from the UK government’s Department for International Development(DFID).

Women from a community committee look at the work they have done on a river bank

How we're helping with floods in Nepal

A Red Cross project in the Jhapa region of the Terai now supports people in 54 communities to reduce their risk from floods and other disasters.

Man, woman and child sitting on boat

South Asia floods 2004

The worst floods in decades hit South Asia in June 2004. Around 1,800 people died and 70 million people were affected across the region.

Aid in Syria

What we are doing in Syria

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has been helping in Syria since before the unrest began. It has now scaled up its response and is providing support across the region.

Vehicle driving through worst flooding in 40 years in Manila

Questions about emergency appeals

How much of my donation will be used for an appeal? Answers to common questions about donating to emergency appeals.

A woman sits indoors

Debt and darkness at the top of the stairs

In a dark room at the top of three flights of crumbling, water-logged stairs, Ameena sits with her two severely disabled sons.

A man stands beside a concrete building

From bullets to the breadline

When stepping out of his front door meant facing a storm of gunfire, Marwan knew he had to leave.

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