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Key dates to help you plan your lessons

We've prepared a handy list of awareness days and events taking place during the term/s ahead, plus accompanying teaching resource ideas from the British Red Cross, to help you plan your lessons.

Pilot project

The British Red Cross and the University of Cambridge have developed an educational pilot project for 14 – 19 year olds, which is designed to address all forms of extreme thinking and reduce conflict arising from polarised views.

An adult hand holding a baby's hand, with screenshot of the Baby and Child First Aid app

Baby and child first aid app

Be prepared to help babies and children with the free Red Cross first aid app for Apple and Android.

Image of First Aid, Facebook, Maps, Twitter, Angry Birds and Mail icons

Red Cross first aid app

Get life-saving skills at your fingertips with the free Red Cross first aid app for Apple, Android and Windows.

Volunteer discusses an incident with a fireman

Fire prevention and safety

There are more than 50,000 house fires each year in the UK, causing an average of 350 fatalities and 11,000 injuries – and most of these are preventable.

Emergency response vehicle

How to prepare for terrorist attacks

Terrorist attacks happen without warning, but there are ways you can prepare for them. Read our tips to find out more.

A building in the Cayman Islands that was destroyed by a hurricane

Disaster management

We respond to and prepare for disasters from hurricanes and flooding to fire and crime. Could you spare some time or money to help us?

ICRC staff and volunteers distribute aid in Somalia during a drought

Disaster management

We respond to and prepare for disasters from hurricanes and flooding to fire and crime. Could you spare some time or money to help us?

Aviva logo

Aviva celebrates its first year in partnership with the British Red Cross

17 Feb 2017

The charity partnership, launched in February last year, celebrates its first twelve months of helping communities prepare for and respond to disasters in the UK and overseas.

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Free education workshops for young people

We offer education to help young people understand, cope with and take action in a crisis.

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