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News September 2010

Storm-damaged tents

Tropical storm hits Haiti

27 Sep 2010

The Red Cross has been helping people after an unpredicted tropical storm hit Port-au-Prince on 24 September.

Pakistani man carries Red Cross box of aid supplies

Pakistan recovery challenge mounts as floods recede

20 Sep 2010

In the aftermath of Pakistan’s floods, which has affected more than 18 million people, the consequences of this disaster continue to unfold.

Young people dancing at a rave

First aid campaign launched for young people

13 Sep 2010

As thousands of young Britons face emergency situations, the Red Cross is launching a campaign to improve young people’s life-saving skills.

Child with mother at a Red Cross centre

Pakistan: health severely threatened after the floods

28 Sep 2010

We have deployed a team of sanitation and hygiene specialists as public health is severely threatened after Pakistan’s floods.

Two swift water rescue volunteers discuss a situation

Red Cross emergency teams in flood rescue

23 Sep 2010

As torrential rain hit Northern Scotland, volunteers reacted quickly to move 40 residents to safety from a flood-threatened care home.

Woman treats a choking baby

Red Cross joins Tesco Baby & Toddler BabySafe campaign

06 Sep 2010

Tesco Baby & Toddler Club has chosen the British Red Cross to be the new first aid partner for its nationwide free child safety campaign.

Satellite view of Hurricane Earl

Volunteers respond quickly as hurricane season begins

02 Sep 2010

As hurricane season gets underway, volunteers in our overseas branches in the Caribbean are well prepared and responded quickly to Hurricane Earl.