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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.

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Yemen crisis: how we're helping

Yemen is a country in crisis. Due to civil conflict that worsened in March 2015 and the world's biggest cholera outbreak, more than 70 per cent of the population need humanitarian aid. Providing food, safe clean water and medical help are priorities.

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Placements abroad

Find out about international projects that are open to volunteers aged between 18 and 30 who live in the UK.

An image from the Netherlands Red Cross shows some of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.

Red Cross launches Hurricane Irma Appeal

07 Sep 2017

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal for those affected by Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean.

The Bangladesh Red Crescent is providing water, food and other aid to people who have crossed into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, from Rakhine state, Myanmar.

Red Cross launches appeal for people fleeing Myanmar violence

15 Sep 2017

The British Red Cross has launched an urgent appeal to help people affected by violence in Myanmar.

People walk through a waterlogged street in Mumbai

Asia Floods Appeal 2007

Severe monsoon rains and cyclones killed nearly 3,000 people and left millions homeless in Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Woman in Bangladesh holding a jug of water with boys behind her

How the Red Cross supports people across Bangladesh

The British Red Cross has worked in partnership with the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society for over a decade. Projects reach around 250,000 people living across the country in coastal, rural and urban areas.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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