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We provide support at home, transport and mobility aids to help people when they face a crisis in their daily lives.
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We help vulnerable communities tackle health issues like HIV, TB and water and sanitation.
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We support elderly, socially isolated or otherwise vulnerable people around the world.
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After a stroke landed him in hospital for ten months, Randolph wasn’t ready to face the world again – until we lent a hand.
Nobody likes visiting the dentist, but poor Ann’s dental phobia meant she hadn’t had a check-up for 40 years – and she was in painful misery.
Cho Cho Win was helped by a community health worker who sent her to hospital for a check-up during her second pregnancy. The baby was then born in hospital.
Jamts is 80 and partially paralysed by strokes. He lives with his daughter and five grandchildren in a tent provided by the Red Cross.
Red Cross launches East Africa Crisis Appeal
Red Cross welcomes Spring Budget social care funding and long-term plan
The Red Cross is concerned for the welfare of thousands of unaccompanied children across Europe following a decision by the UK Government to close a viable route to safety.
We're calling for more resources and better co-ordination to tackle hospital discharge issues.
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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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