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A father searches for his lost child using the Red Cross international tracing and message services in Rwanda.

History of our refugee services

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.

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.

Montage of migrants holding maps with their journeys highlighted

Young refugees and asylum seekers write heartfelt letter about need for safe routes to protection

23 Feb 2017

A group of young refugees and asylum seekers who arrived in the UK on their own write a letter appealing for safer routes for children

People in Leer wait for a Red Cross airdrop

Watch: “We are living in the bush… nothing is okay”

17 Jun 2015

Hundreds of thousands of people in South Sudan face starvation unless urgent action is taken.

Rescue boat

Humanity at a Crossroads: Migrant’s Journeys on the Central Mediterranean Route

16 Sep 2016

A new report by the British Red Cross, reveals the extent of the horrific violence and exploitation people are enduring as they search for safety or a better life

A child holds a toddler in a muddy refugee camp

Responding to news of the demolition of the Calais Jungle

27 Oct 2016

Alex Fraser, Director of Refugee Support at the British Red Cross responds to news of the demolition of the Calais ‘Jungle’

A woman and child are helped from the Responder boat after being rescued at sea by the Red Cross and MOAS

British Red Cross launches urgent appeal to continue funding lifesaving operations in Mediterranean

19 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross has today asked the public to help save thousands of lives by donating to their search and rescue operations

Mother and child at the Teesside project

Government must do more for refugees with family in UK say leading charities

12 Jul 2016

UK immigration rules are forcing vulnerable young refugees to make dangerous journeys across Europe to be with their families

Leen in Macedonia

Powerful new video tells the story of one girls journey from Syria to Germany

20 Jun 2016

This World Refugee Day the British Red Cross has released a new video telling the story of 16-year-old Leen and her journey from Syria to Germany.

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