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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.
For over a century, the British Red Cross has been helping protect and support people who have been forced to leave their country fearing persecution.
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.
17 Jun 2015
Hundreds of thousands of people in South Sudan face starvation unless urgent action is taken.
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.
21 Apr 2016
Today the UK government announced it is to take in up to 3,000 more refugees from war-torn Syria by 2020. The majority will be vulnerable children.
14 Dec 2015
The British Red Cross is sponsoring the refugee reporting award at the One World Media Awards 2016. The award recognises responsible reporting on asylum seekers and refugees.
03 Sep 2015
The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal as the refugee crisis in Europe continues to escalate.
When the Blitz began on 7 September 1940, our volunteers rushed to treat wounded civilians and comfort those who'd lost everything.
Andy's father sent him to the UK from Germany when he was a boy, and the two lost touch soon after. We've helped him find his father's widow.
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