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Watch: caught between fighting and landmines in Iraq

New landmines are being laid in Iraq putting people at risk when they are forced to flee their homes because of fighting.

Portrait of Sabikun 'Hashi' Nahar

Hashi and Koli's story: Red Crescent sisters

Read about what motivates sisters Hashi and Koli to prepare for disasters and volunteer with us to help spread the word to others.

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.

Portrait of Nazma Akhter

Nazma's story: overcoming prejudice

Nazma’s experiences as a volunteer helping women prepare for disasters have earned her respect as well as heartache in her community.

Portrait of Noorjahan Begam

Noorjahan's story: witnessing change

Noorjahan’s husband and three sisters were tragically killed by a cyclone when she was just 14. Now she volunteers to help others.

Watch: preparing for cyclones

See how communities across flood-prone areas of Bangladesh use early warning systems to prepare for cyclones.

Three Red Cross workers unload boxes of medical supplies from a truck

Yemen: first medical supplies since August reach Taiz

16 Feb 2016

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has delivered three tonnes of life-saving medical supplies into Taiz in Yemen - the first delivery in the badly damaged city since August.

People surrounded by rubble

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).

Red Cross vehicles, volunteers and staff in Al Rastan, Syria.

Red Cross aid reaches war-torn Syria town

26 Apr 2016

One hundred trucks have delivered aid to tens of thousands of people in a besieged Syrian town.

medic attends to woman

Red Cross responds to earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan

17 Apr 2016

A powerful earthquake has hit Northern Ecuador leaving many dead and more than 1500 injured.

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