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Resilience

The British Red Cross is helping vulnerable people and communities around the world prepare for, withstand and recover from disasters. We're working to build resilience with simple, practical action. 

To see why preparing for a crisis is so important, why not play Disaster Island?

Preparing for earthquakes in Nepal

A woman stands at the end of a tunnel

From search and rescue training to educational street theatre, our work is helping communities get ready for disaster.

Preparing for crisis >

Fighting HIV and TB in Lesotho

In Ha Konote village, the Red Cross running activities such as traditional dance and singing.

Nearly a quarter of adults in Lesotho have HIV. Find out how we’re preventing infections and helping people become self-sufficient.

Strengthening communities >

Mother and child health in Myanmar

Myanmar mother with baby and Red Cross health worker

Mothers face pregnancy with little support from health workers. We are making things safer for them and their children.

Protecting mums and babies >

Building healthy communities in Sierra Leone

Mobile cinema in Sierra Leone

The Red Cross is equipping communities with the skills and knowledge to prevent and treat diseases in Sierra Leone.

Health promotion >

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Why resilience matters

A group of people stand in hard hats and Red Cross tabards

The Red Cross builds resilience across the world, including in the UK. But what is resilience and why does it matter?

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