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Volunteering in Norway

Placements abroad

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

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Support for young refugees

We work with young asylum seekers and refugees aged 15 up to 25 years to support them as they move into adulthood.

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Red Cross launches East Africa Crisis Appeal

09 Mar 2017

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal as millions of people across East Africa face critical food shortages.

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.

A map of Yemen

Yemen crisis: approaching two years

Yemen is a country in crisis. Due to civil conflict that worsened in March 2015, nearly 70 per cent of the population need humanitarian aid. Providing food, safe clean water and medical help are priorities.

A girl washes her hands in water coming from a well pump in Afghanistan

Health care in Afghanistan

After decades of conflict in Afghanistan, a Red Cross community health programme is making a real difference for thousands of people.

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British Red Cross shocked by deaths of civilians and six Red Cross aid workers in Nigeria

18 Jan 2017

The British Red Cross is saddened by the deaths of civilians and six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross following an airstrike.

A group of men and boys, one wearing a Red Cross jacket, stand near the back of a water tanker with a row of filled water containers on the ground

Essential water supplied to Damascus amid severe shortage

17 Jan 2017

After two main water supply lines were cut, millions of people in Damascus, Syria are facing acute water shortages. The Red Cross and Red Crescent are providing water across the city.

An ambulance drives through the mist at night

Syria: Aleppo evacuation completed

23 Dec 2016

The Red Cross and Red Crescent have completed the evacuation of some 35,000 people from eastern Aleppo.

A man in a Syrian Arab Red Crescent jacket writes on a clipboard while women in headscarves look on

Syria Crisis: Essential aid reaches Aleppo as fighting intensifies

29 Nov 2016

As fierce fighting continues in Aleppo, the British Red Cross and our partners are supporting 1,000 families forced to flee their homes with essential food, shelter, water and medical care.

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