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About us

We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.

Who we are

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Facts about our history, religious neutrality, emblem and fundamental principles.

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All you need to know about our current vacancies around the UK and overseas.

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We speak out and campaign on behalf of people in crisis.

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Refusing to ignore people in crisis

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Take a whistle-stop tour through the main aims of our five-year strategy.

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Latest news

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The latest Red Cross news from the UK and overseas.

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Contact our press office or spokespeople and read our press releases.

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