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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.

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.

medic attends to woman

Red Cross responds to earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan

17 Apr 2016

A powerful earthquake has hit Northern Ecuador leaving many dead and more than 1500 injured.

Red Cross staff lifting heavy aid supplies

Red Cross supports communities after Ecuador earthquake

20 Apr 2016

Within hours of the earthquake that struck on 16 April, the Ecuadorian Red Cross had begun responding to the emergency.

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.

Khadka smiling

Green shoots in Nepal

Khadka and Sabitri, two farmers in Nepal, were able to grow new crops after Red Cross cash grants enabled the to buy new seeds and tools after the devastating earthquakes.

Prince Harry meets staff from the Nepal Red Cross and the British Red Cross

"Preparedness matters": Prince Harry visits Red Cross emergency site

21 Mar 2016

His Royal Highness Prince Harry was welcomed at a Red Cross emergency facility in Nepal on Sunday 20 March.

Prince Harry, wearing a Red Cross emblem on his sweater, pulls a trolley with emergency supplies

Royal visit to Nepal

18 Mar 2016

The Red Cross is welcoming His Royal Highness Prince Harry to a life-saving facility in Nepal on Sunday.

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