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British Red Cross

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Find your nearest Red Cross services and events.

  • Health & support services 
  • Fundraising event 
  • First aid course 

    We educate people in life-saving skills, enabling them to respond to emergencies.

  • Charity shop 

    We sell and need: good quality clothes, designer brands, books, furniture and more.

  • Red Cross office 

10 things you didn't know

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Here are ten things you may not know about the Red Cross' health and social care work in the UK.

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Join our friendly team of volunteers and do something positive for you and your community.

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Red Cross shocked and saddened by Nigeria deaths

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18 Jan 2017

The British Red Cross is saddened by the deaths of civilians and six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross following an airstrike.

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Water supplied to Damascus amid severe shortage

A group of men and boys, one wearing a Red Cross jacket, stand near the back of a water tanker with a row of filled water containers on the ground
17 Jan 2017

After two main water supply lines were cut, millions of people in Damascus are facing acute water shortages.

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Yemen Crisis Appeal

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