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When Isabel Jones saw her home go up in flames, our volunteers were soon there to offer support.
When a blazing stove set fire to Jane Horton’s cottage, our fire and emergency support volunteers were quickly on hand to help.
When lightning caused huge damage to a young family's home, volunteer Juliana Ali raced straight there to help – on her very first call-out.
When the Lush family saw their home go up in flames, our volunteers were quickly on hand to help get them through a traumatic night.
A young man playing games on his PlayStation in an attic flat experienced some unexpected special effects when his roof was blasted by two bolts of lightning.
When a family found their home flooded by a burst water tank, they were inconsolable – until the Red Cross helped them put their lives back together.
Volunteer Fabrice Birembaut explains why he spends some nights helping people caught up in domestic fires and other emergencies.
When the Blitz began on 7 September 1940, our volunteers rushed to treat wounded civilians and comfort those who'd lost everything.
Across the UK, volunteers and staff promote positive messages about refugees by visiting schools. Find out more.
In some parts of the UK, we hold contracts with local authorities to provide equipment for independent living through medical referral.
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