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Pupils at Chebelion Primary School in Kenya's Bomet County

Clean Start appeal raises £6.5 million

12 Aug 2015

Millions of pounds raised by the public will bring safe water and better sanitation to 380,000 people in Kenya and Bangladesh.

Red Cross worker holds a Haitian child

Recovery in Haiti

The British Red Cross has completed its work in Haiti, where we helped thousands of people recover from the devastating earthquake which struck on 12 January 2010.

Haiti volunteers clearing waste from drainage canals

Water and sanitation in Haiti

The British Red Cross worked to promote hygiene and improve sanitation in several areas of Haiti.

Volunteer in Syria plays with kids

Syria: preparing for disasters

Earthquakes, floods and refugee crises – we’re helping the Syria Arab Red Crescent be prepared for all kinds of disasters.

Women carrying water back from the river

Risper's story: what choice do I have?

No mother would willingly feed their child harmful food or water. But what if you have no choice?

Pupils at Nagoroworu school, in Wamba, washing their hands.

Sylester story: a bright future for pupils

Going to school used to be a chore for Sylester Raoyain, but not anymore.

A boy sits next to some textbooks

Watch: "We are the people broken by the river"

In Bangladesh, clean water and latrines can transform lives. Find out why.

Janet Ngeno

Watch: living without clean water in Kenya

Families in rural Kenya tell us what life is like without clean water.

A man places a cloth on the head of a wounded woman

New help for Ukraine as violence worsens

11 Feb 2015

The British Red Cross is set to give £100,000 to help people caught up in fighting in eastern Ukraine.

Two woman stand behind a till and another woman holds a book

Screen legends clean out their cupboards to boost water appeal

05 Feb 2015

Sheila Hancock and Victoria Wood have made unique donations to the British Red Cross Clean Start Appeal, which is bringing safer water to people in Kenya and Bangladesh.

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