accessibility & help

September 2012

Emergency response volunteer and woman

Volunteers on call to help in flood-hit areas

25 Sep 2012

As torrential rain across the UK brings flash flooding and waterlogged residential areas, our volunteers are on hand to help.

South Sudan Red Cross volunteers at work in Kapuri transit camp

Red Cross releases £200,000 to help Sudan conflict refugees

24 Sep 2012

Severe water shortages in refugee camps close to the Sudanese border have worsened the humanitarian situation, making conditions dire and survival a struggle.

Girl from British Red Cross TV advert

National campaign highlights Red Cross UK services

21 Sep 2012

The British Red Cross has launched a compelling nationwide campaign to raise awareness of the support it offers throughout the UK.

Members of fundraising network the Tiffany Circle

British Red Cross launches UK Tiffany Circle

20 Sep 2012

A group of leading women are bringing their time, skills and influence from top jobs in advertising, investment banking and medicine to lead a new British Red Cross fundraising initiative.

Girl displaced from Syria

Humanitarian situation rapidly deteriorating in Syria and bordering countries

20 Sep 2012

The deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria is placing huge pressure on border countries such as Jordan.

Red Cross worker helps distribute grain

Six months on: Red Cross continues to help in west Africa

14 Sep 2012

Six months after the British Red Cross launched its West Africa Food Crisis Appeal, it continues to help people in the Sahel – where 17 million are still facing severe food shortages.

A Red Cross ambulance

Help for victims of festival coach crash

11 Sep 2012

The Red Cross has been giving emergency support to victims of a coach crash that killed three people in Surrey on Monday 10 September.