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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

Volunteers dig in DPRK

Reducing the impact of disasters in DPRK

Sixteen million people suffer from malnutrition in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) – also known as North Korea – and the country is prone to natural disasters.

Modern slavery and trafficking

Incredibly, there are still slaves and trafficking victims all over the world – and the victims may require help from a range of Red Cross services.

A hand, dirty with mud, holds up green shoots from young plants

New report launches: saving lives today, investing for tomorrow

13 Oct 2016

Investing in risk reduction saves both lives and money. This is the important message of a Red Cross report set to launch on 14 October.

A man stands in front of a very large damaged building surrounded by rubble

Red Cross mourns death of a colleague in Yemen attacks

10 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross is sad to report the death of our colleague in Yemen, Ibrahim Abu Taleb. He was killed by attacks on 7 October along with at least 140 other civilians.

Haiti. October 2016 View of the town of Jeremie, one of the areas most affected by hurricane Matthew.

Hurricane Matthew appeal – donate now

07 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal to help people affected by Hurricane Matthew.

A man looks at a fallen tree after Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti

Hurricane Matthew leaves trail of destruction in Haiti

05 Oct 2016

Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti causing widespread flooding and damage to housing.

Child smiling

How we support refugees

Fleeing your home and arriving in a new country can be traumatic. We offer support for vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.

A boy carrying bags of clothes

Refugee facts and figures

Get the truth about refugees and asylum seekers - an issue that is often misreported - with our asylum facts and figures.

Two Red Cross volunteers In North Korea work from an improvised shelter surrounded by debris from the floods to give clothes to a woman

North Korea: humanitarian aid reaches people caught in catastrophic floods

27 Sep 2016

Vital relief supplies are reaching up to 20,000 people affected by serious flooding in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea.

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