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Theodora Bullock - first aid volunteer for 70 years

Volunteers Week: a time to say thank you

31 May 2013

The Red Cross is still thriving, thanks to people like Theodora Bullock – a volunteer for more than 70 years.

Local Red Cross worker gathering information for the refugees on the banks of river Ubangi

Conflict affects entire population of the Central African Republic

30 May 2013

Tens of thousands of people are in need of shelter, healthcare and food following violent clashes between armed factions in the Central African Republic.

Red Crescent volunteer Joydev Dutt alerts hundreds of neighbours about Cyclone Mahasen through 11 hours of bike trips in the torrential rain.

Cyclone Mahasen downgraded as it heads inland

17 May 2013

As Mahasen moved across the Indian Ocean threatening Bangladesh and Myanmar earlier this week, the Red Cross helped the countries prepare.

Woman holding an iPad running British Red Cross Baby and Child First Aid app

Baby and Child First Aid app launches

24 May 2013

Now parents and carers can always be ready to help their little ones, thanks to the British Red Cross’ new Baby and Child First Aid app.

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Florence Nightingale Medal for Khalil Dale

13 May 2013

A British Red Cross worker abducted and killed in Pakistan in 2012 has been awarded the Florence Nightingale medal.

Aid in Jamaica after Hurricane Sandy

Six months on: Red Cross continues to help people after Hurricane Sandy

13 May 2013

The British Red Cross has now closed its appeal, but the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement continues to help people in the region recover.

A train overturned next to a crash car

Red Cross prepares with emergency exercise

20 May 2013

One of the largest emergency exercises in the UK begins on tomorrow (May 21) – and Red Cross volunteers and staff in Lincolnshire will be playing their part.