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Current emergency appeals

When big disasters strike, we need donations from the public to fund our work. Find out how you can help us support survivors.

South Sudan Crisis Appeal

A woman cradling a baby

Nearly one million people have been made homeless by the conflict in South Sudan

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Typhoon Haiyan Appeal

Volunteers are handing out noodles, bread and sacks of rice to families affected by Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan, also known as Typhoon Yolanda, slammed into the Philippines on 8 November. One of the strongest storms ever to make landfall, it has caused widespread damage and affected millions of people.

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Syria Crisis Appeal

Red Crescent worker and child in Homs

Tens of thousands of people have been injured or killed in Syria.

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Recovering from disasters

Red Cross delegate handing over boat registration documents after tsunami

We are working in several countries to help communities recover from devastating disasters.

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Past emergency appeals

Red Cross surgeon speaking with mother and child in Tanzania

Find out how we've made a difference to millions of people, thanks to the public's support.

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Latest disaster news

14 Apr 2014
Plan to boost health, jobs, homes and schools after Typhoon Haiyan

A British Red Cross plan to rebuild homes, boost people’s health and incomes and repair schools in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan has been announced.

01 Apr 2014
Climate change threatens "dire humanitarian consequences"

A global Red Cross leader has warned of "dire humanitarian consequences" if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut drastically and soon.