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Red Cross vehicles travel past a bombed building

Syria: aid reaches Daraya for first time in three years

02 Jun 2016

The Red Cross provided the first relief aid to reach the besieged Syrian town of Daraya since 2012. This included medicines, baby milk, vaccines and nutritional supplements. A delivery of urgently needed food is planned for Friday 3 June.

A volunteer bandages a boy's foot outside Fallujah

Wounded in no man’s land: essential health care for civilians in Fallujah, Iraq

24 Jun 2016

Over 60,000 people have fled the city of Fallujah in Iraq after fierce fighting. The families, who are now reaching camps in Amriyat Al Fallujah, are in need of food, water, shelter and medical attention.

Bangladesh Red Crescent volunteers walk in a line carrying warning flags

Volunteers save lives in Cyclone Roanu

When Cyclone Roanu struck the coast of Bangladesh in May 2016, people were prepared thanks to a Red Cross programme in their communities and nobody from the project area was killed in the disaster.

Woman standing in front of a hazard map

Sokanur’s story: taking initiative

Women are particularly at risk of losing their lives in cyclones, but Sokanur and her friends are now better prepared.

Sophie Orr, a British Red Cross delegate who worked as the ICRC's deputy head of sub-delegation in Sudan

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Women using community water pump

Water and sanitation in Zimbabwe

The Red Cross is improving access to water and tackling poor sanitation in Zimbabwe by uniting communities and promoting change.

A man carries a large bag of food on his shoulders while walking in front of a crowd who are also collecting emergency supplies

Red Cross bolsters support to Yemen

25 May 2016

The Red Cross is now delivering essential water, food, health kits and shelter to help people caught up in the devastating conflict in Yemen.

Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers give first aid to a man lying on a stretcher in an ambulance

World Humanitarian Summit: Staff and volunteers must be protected

20 May 2016

In advance of the World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May, the British Red Cross calls for staff and volunteers working in their own communities to be protected.

Distributing aid to people in Syria

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Ecuadorian Red Cross volunteers in Manta and Portoviejo, Manabi province.

Ecuador earthquake – mapping the disaster

13 May 2016

The British Red Cross mapping team is helping the aid effort in Ecuador after the country was hit by an earthquake.

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