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08 Feb 2013
British Red Cross experts are heading to Mozambique to help victims of flooding that has forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes.
More than one million people were affected by flooding in 17 countries - but in particular Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia, Ghana, Togo and Burkina Faso.
Severe monsoon rains and cyclones killed nearly 3,000 people and left millions homeless in Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal and Pakistan.
In late 2004, the Philippines were hit by a number of typhoons and tropical storms, killing over 1,000 people and affecting more than three million.
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.
The Red Cross helped people when floods hit southern Africa, including Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland.
11 Jan 2013
The British Red Cross has released £285,000 from its Disaster Fund to help the Philippines recover from Typhoon Bopha – known locally as Pablo.
29 Jan 2013
The British Red Cross will today launch a campaign which aims to help Northern Ireland communities cope better in times of crisis.
14 Dec 2012
Research published today by the British Red Cross outlines the specific difficulties experienced by rural populations in Northern Ireland when faced with extreme flooding.
27 Nov 2012
A pregnant woman and 92-year-old man are among the people helped by Red Cross volunteers in a flood-hit town in north Wales.
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