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October 2012

Swollen river after hurricane Sandy

British Red Cross launches Hurricane Sandy Appeal

31 Oct 2012

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal to help countries that have been significantly affected by Hurricane Sandy, including Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Cuba and the United States.

Operation Gunpowder

Volunteers help tackle the dark side of Bonfire Night

31 Oct 2012

As the night skies light up, we have joined with the police service to provide reassurance and support to vulnerable residents.

Woman holding a baby at refugee centre

Call for newspapers to set the record straight on refugees and asylum seekers

31 Oct 2012

More needs to be done to challenge unfair, inaccurate and negative newspaper coverage of refugees and asylum seekers, the British Red Cross has said.

Woman washing her hands in Sierra Leone

Emergency team helps control cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone

22 Oct 2012

A Red Cross emergency team has built latrines and promoted good hygiene practices to help control a cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone.

President of the Turkish Red Crescent with Syrians in Yayladagi refugee camp

Red Cross receives £1million to assist Syrians in Turkey

03 Oct 2012

The British Red Cross will receive £1million from the UK government to provide 10,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey with essential supplies.