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

Disaster management

We respond to and prepare for disasters from hurricanes and flooding to fire and crime. Could you spare some time or money to help us?

ICRC staff and volunteers distribute aid in Somalia during a drought

Disaster management

We respond to and prepare for disasters from hurricanes and flooding to fire and crime. Could you spare some time or money to help us?

Woman on the phone

Relief fund for UK victims of terrorism abroad

This fund provides financial assistance to Britons who have been seriously injured or bereaved by terrorism abroad. Find out who's eligible and what the fund provides.

Girl walks through Haiti camp

Mark's story: hope amid disaster - video

Arriving in Haiti two months after the earthquake, Mark South was prepared for the worst. But amid the devastation, he found Haitians trying to rebuild their lives.

A hand, dirty with mud, holds up green shoots from young plants

New report launches: saving lives today, investing for tomorrow

13 Oct 2016

Investing in risk reduction saves both lives and money. This is the important message of a Red Cross report set to launch on 14 October.

Red cross volunteers distribute humanitarian aid to young men in Fiji

Fiji: 38,500 to get emergency aid after Cyclone Winston

31 Mar 2016

The Red Cross is helping people to recover from the largest cyclone ever recorded in Fiji, which left 44 people dead and thousands homeless.

Bangladeshi woman in sari with water jar

John Lewis Partnership and Aviva join Disaster Relief Alliance

19 May 2016

The John Lewis Partnership, which operates John Lewis and Waitrose shops, and Aviva, the global insurance company, have become the latest members to join the British Red Cross Disaster Relief Alliance.

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.

People in Nepal site on a small hill charging mobile phones on portable extension leads

How Facebook helped 1,000 people for 10p in Nepal

When earthquakes struck Nepal in 2015, it wasn’t just food and medicine that helped saved lives: Facebook proved vital, too.

Shalik sits in a field

Daily life is "back to normal" in Nepal

Shalik Ram, a farmer in Nepal, is growing new crops after Red Cross cash grants enabled him to buy new seeds and tools after the devastating earthquakes.

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