Weeks on from the Cockermouth floods, Claire is putting her life back together, grateful for our volunteers’ support in her darkest hour.
11 Dec 2009
As world leaders discuss climate change in Copenhagen, millions of people in Kenya are suffering its effects with the latest drought.
Douglas Isherwood, 88, became a Red Cross volunteer during the occupation of the Channel Islands during the Second World War.
Eileen Le Sueur, 95, lived on a farm in Jersey with her husband and son during the occupation. She remembers the Red Cross’ food parcels.
21 Dec 2009
British Red Cross volunteers are working hard to help thousands of people affected by bad weather in the UK.
When her Zimbabwean home was attacked, young mother Hilda fled to the UK in fear of her life – but with our help she has a brighter future.
18 Dec 2009
A new multimedia web documentary, produced by the Red Cross and Thomson Reuters Foundation, marks the fifth anniversary of the Boxing Day tsunami.
05 Dec 2009
British Red Cross volunteers have presented Grantham Hospital staff with brand new equipment which they funded by selling refreshments at the hospital.
01 Dec 2009
The British Red Cross recently hosted a legacy fundraising event at Capesthorne Hall in Macclesfield, which was a Red Cross hospital in the Second World War.
Following a stroke, Roy was left weakened and frustrated – but he’s building up strength by joining his respite worker on a tandem tricycle.
24 Dec 2009
Red Cross volunteers have helped hundreds of people across the UK as snow and ice have caused chaos around the country.
18 Dec 2009
Find out how the F word caused temperatures to rise when journalists, aid agencies and parliamentarians discussed reporting of humanitarian emergencies.
24 Dec 2009
The British Red Cross is deploying an emergency shelter delegate to Malawi after an earthquake left thousands homeless.
09 Dec 2009
The British Red Cross is launching an interactive online challenge today, to mark the fifth anniversary of the Asian tsunami.
04 Dec 2009
As residents in Cumbria start to pick up the pieces following the recent unprecedented floods, volunteers are helping them with the long, complicated process of rebuilding their lives.
03 Dec 2009
British Red Cross volunteers have been working around the clock to care for over 100 evacuees in West Sussex following a fire involving acetylene cylinders.