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Haiti child with cholera being treated

Cholera in Haiti

As Haiti’s cholera crisis continues, the Red Cross is treating thousands of people and carrying out hygiene promotion.

Two Red Cross volunteers assist a woman at a flood shelter in Oxford

How the UK floods crisis unfolded

From distributing water and food parcels to raising money to help people recover, we helped flooded communities across the UK.

Nine-year-old Raneem is receiving treatment for a growth hormone deficiency.

Raneem’s story: displaced, ill and in need of healthcare

At the Syrian Arab Red Crescent health centre in Mezzeh, Damascus, nine-year-old Raneem is receiving treatment for her growth hormone deficiency.

Red Cross worker holds a Haitian child

Recovery in Haiti

The British Red Cross continues to work in Haiti, helping people recover from the devastating earthquake which struck on 12 January 2010.

Agro-pastoralists in Tin Akof, northern Burkina Faso, at a Red Cross distribution of food vouchers.

How we helped

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement helped across the Sahel region of west Africa.

Volunteer in Syria plays with kids

Syria: preparing for multiple disasters

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

Mirly Etienne receives clean drinking water from the French Red Cross

Disaster relief in Haiti

In the immediate aftermath of the Haiti earthquake, the Red Cross helped provide relief to people who had been affected.

Haiti volunteers clearing waste from drainage canals

Water and sanitation in Haiti

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

Johnny in front of drainage ditch in Automeca camp

Johnny’s story: digging for better health in Haiti

Johnny dug drainage canals in Haiti’s Automeca camp where he helped people keep healthy and fight off cholera.

Man in front of ruined buildings

Cyclone survivors face winter without work or shelter

13 Dec 2013

More than a month after Cyclone Phailin caused devastation in India, people affected by the disaster are still living under tarpaulins and upturned boats.

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