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Malian refugees in Burkina Faso

Red Cross restores contact between families affected by fighting in Mali

30 Jan 2013

As fighting escalates in Mali, the Red Cross is making efforts to restore contact between families that have been displaced by the conflict.

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Award for Khalil Dale is testament to the lives he changed

26 Jan 2013

Khalil Dale, a British Red Cross aid worker who was abducted and killed in Pakistan last year, has won a humanitarian award.

Snow scene with emergency response volunteer

Volunteers continue with UK-wide snow response

21 Jan 2013

As many areas of the country struggle with heavy snowfall, our volunteers have been working round the clock to support the most vulnerable people.

Cars in a snow storm

Volunteers respond as UK hit by snow ‘red’ alert

18 Jan 2013

As huge areas of the UK are blanketed with heavy snow, the Red Cross is already out in the thick of it helping those who are struggling to cope.

Destroyed house after Typhoon Bopha

Red Cross gives £285,000 to help Philippines after Typhoon Bopha

11 Jan 2013

The British Red Cross has released £285,000 from its Disaster Fund to help the Philippines recover from Typhoon Bopha – known locally as Pablo.

South Sudan Red Cross volunteers at work in Kapuri transit camp

Better access to water at South Sudan refugee camp

07 Jan 2013

An emergency programme to improve living conditions at a refugee camp in South Sudan has increased residents’ access to safe drinking water.

British Red Cross team supports Britons caught up in Algeria hostage crisis

18 Jan 2013

A British Red Cross psychosocial support team has travelled to North Africa to help Britons involved in the Algerian hostage crisis.

Khalil Dale

Khalil Dale nominated for Robert Burns award

04 Jan 2013

Khalil Dale, the British Red Cross worker who was killed in Pakistan last year, has been nominated for the Robert Burns Humanitarian Award.

A group of 17 people stood shoulder to shoulder

Volunteers learn new skills to face toxic test

07 Jan 2013

Red Cross volunteers are ready to give vital help at the site of chemical spills and radiation leaks thanks to a ground-breaking new partnership.