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December 2012

Glasgow SOS bus and volunteers

Volunteers out in force in UK over festive period

21 Dec 2012

Red Cross volunteers will be out and about over the festive season providing first aid support in various town and city centres across the UK.

A silver Christmas tree with shoppers nearby

Red Cross pop-up shop to open at Westfield

12 Dec 2012

Bargain hunters are set to pick up gifts and goodies while supporting people in crisis at a new Red Cross pop-up shop.

Volunteer in a client's home

Vulnerable people put at risk by social care cuts

10 Dec 2012

A new survey commissioned by the British Red Cross shows that cuts to preventative social care support are putting elderly and vulnerable people at risk.

Sierra Leone Red Cross radio show

Sierra Leone Red Cross starts radio revolution

06 Dec 2012

The Red Cross has launched a new weapon in the fight against cholera in Sierra Leone – a straight-talking weekly radio show.

Loading aid in Dubai to send to Syria

Red Cross steps up Syria aid response as winter temperatures bite

04 Dec 2012

The British Red Cross has begun a major push to get more aid into Syria ahead of the worsening winter weather.