accessibility & help
We help vulnerable communities, many recovering from conflict or disaster, tackle health issues like HIV, TB and water and sanitation.
Read about health issues
The British Red Cross provides valuable short-term support to vulnerable people in the UK, including lending medical equipment and care at home.
Read about UK social support
Many elderly, socially isolated or otherwise vulnerable people around the world need our support to change their lives for the better.
Read about overseas social support
Our volunteers helped a couple navigate their way through numerous health problems at a difficult period in their lives.
Busy-bee Diana Spooner was facing ten weeks stuck in a chair following an operation, but our wheelchair soon had her racing around again.
Moe had no medical support when she had her baby, Nay, in the forests of Sagaing.
As Wai recalls several difficult years of flooding in her village, she welcomes the work the Red Cross is carrying out in her area.
British Red Cross uses a new location-based text message system to save lives in Sierra Leone.
Burundian refugees are facing serious health risks as they return from Tanzania.
In Myanmar, the Red Cross is helping thousands of displaced people who’ve fled fighting.
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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) and Scotland (SC037738)
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