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Tag: Preparing for disasters

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A Red Cross worker standing behing a vehicle full of sandbags

Get ready for winter

Learn what to do before, during and after severe weather in winter.

Landrover in snow

Prepare your emergency kit

Prepare for winter with an emergency kit for the home, on the move, and in your car.

A Red Cross ambulance in front of the number 10

Top ten tips for coping with emergencies

Find useful tips for coping with all sorts of emergencies – from floods to terrorism – as well as other websites that may help you.

Volunteer discusses an incident with a fireman

Fire prevention and safety

Find out what to do if a fire breaks out and how to reduce the risk of fires.

Young people taking part in a classroom exercise

Free Red Cross teaching guide and poster

Download or request a hard copy of our free guide to teaching resources and workshops from the British Red Cross.

Children raising their hand during a Red Cross lesson

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.

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).

Women from a community committee look at the work they have done on a river bank

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.

Man, woman and child sitting on boat

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.

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

Prepare for problems when travelling abroad

British people make more than 66 million trips abroad each year. Make your trip or holiday a safe and healthy one.

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