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Whether in the UK or overseas, we respond to hundreds of disasters every year. From floods and fires to terrorist attacks, we're among the first to arrive, and we stay long after the crisis is over.
Find out how you can help us support disaster survivors.
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When emergencies occur, the Red Cross supports the police, ambulance and fire services, local and health authorities and utility companies.
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Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers are usually the first to respond to disasters around the world. Find out why.
How we work overseas >
We are working in several countries to help communities recover from devastating disasters.
Volunteer with us and be there to help people in a UK emergency.
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Read about the disasters we've raised money for in the past, and find out how we've made a difference to millions of people, thanks to the public's support.
A little bit of knowledge can go a long way. Learn what to do in a flood, fire, terrorist incident or other unexpected emergency.
Help the Red Cross prepare for disasters. Your donation will be used in the UK or overseas.
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British Red Cross, UK Office, 44 Moorfields, London EC2Y 9AL Phone: 0844 871 11 11. Fax: 020 7562 2000.
The British Red Cross Society, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949), Scotland (SC037738) and Isle of Man (0752).
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