30 Aug 2011
The International Committee of the Red Cross is helping wounded people in Tripoli, redoubling efforts to visit detainees and taking steps to ease water shortages.
26 Aug 2011
The Kenya Red Cross is helping schools feed their pupils, which has the added benefit of keeping kids in school.
25 Aug 2011
The International Committee of the Red Cross helped journalists who were trapped in the Rixos Hotel leave yesterday and led them to safety.
23 Aug 2011
As Hurricane Irene gathers strength, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is helping people across the Caribbean prepare.
22 Aug 2011
The Red Cross has expressed deep concern about allegations of combatants misusing healthcare facilities in Libya.
22 Aug 2011
We're teaming up with Tesco Baby & Toddler Club to help new and expectant parents learn how to keep their children safe.
15 Aug 2011
Our hard-hitting first aid video has reached millions in the past two weeks – thanks to YouTube and a helpful sprinkling of magic from Harry Potter.
11 Aug 2011
Around the world, millions more wounded and ill people could be saved if their access to healthcare weren’t impeded by violence.
10 Aug 2011
The British Red Cross is giving £175,000 from its Disaster Fund to help thousands of Sudanese people affected by conflict, many of whom have fled their homes.
08 Aug 2011
Emergency rescue teams have evacuated 46 elderly residents to safety from a flood-threatened care home in Northern Scotland.
09 Aug 2011
As violence in Syria escalates, the Red Cross is appealing for funds to provide vital ongoing medical support for the affected population.
07 Aug 2011
More than 40 Red Cross volunteers – including members of the swift water rescue team – responded as torrential rain washed out the Tartan Heart music festival site.
04 Aug 2011
The annual WOMAD festival: an opportunity to see spectacular musicians and – in the case of 400 unlucky revellers – fall over and need medical attention.
04 Aug 2011
As the UN declares that famine has spread in Somalia, the Red Cross is scaling up its emergency relief operation and appealing for more funds.
03 Aug 2011
The Red Cross has sent millions of SMS messages country-wide to warn people of the impending storm and advising them on simple steps to keep safe.
02 Aug 2011
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has been able to distribute life-saving food aid in areas of Somalia suffering from famine.
01 Aug 2011
Emergency response volunteers have been providing support to shocked residents after a light aircraft crashed into two homes in Salford.