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Emergency response volunteers unloading equipment from vehicle

Feedback about our Event First Aid services

Find out how many people would recommend our services to friends and family.

A man and Red Cross volunteer chat and laugh over a cup of tea

New British Red Cross teams across UK get ready to tackle loneliness epidemic

20 Jul 2017

British Red Cross & Co-op take action on loneliness and launch nationwide services

Woman in a wheelchair laughing with her grandaughter

Mobility aids

We provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and toilet aids.

A Mongolian Red Cross volunteer gives a food parcel to a single parent family

How we're helping in Mongolia

Hundreds of Red Cross volunteers visit over 2,000 people who need support at least twice a month. This includes older people, people with disabilities and other isoloated people. At least 1,600 people also visit Red Cross social care centres in urban areas every quarter.

Snakebite victim Laura Brasher and a Red Cross volunteer

Short-term wheelchair loans

We believe everyone who needs a wheelchair should quickly and easily get one, for as long as they need it.

A Red Cross volunteer looks at a photo with a service user

Prevention in action: is it being prioritised?

Local authorities in England must do more in their local areas to provide services which prevent, reduce or delay the need for care and support.

Older woman being supported at home

Feedback about our Independent Living services

Find out how many people would recommend our services to friends and family.

A woman sits indoors

Debt and darkness at the top of the stairs

In a dark room at the top of three flights of crumbling, water-logged stairs, Ameena sits with her two severely disabled sons.

A man stands beside a concrete building

From bullets to the breadline

When stepping out of his front door meant facing a storm of gunfire, Marwan knew he had to leave.

Hundreds of families stuck in the mud

In northern Lebanon, a cluster of home-made tents in a muddy field is home for about 100 Syrian refugee families.

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