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Liberian Red Cross volunteer and contact tracer Kebbeh Bee talks to members of the Pipeline community in Paynesville, near Monrovia.

Ebola outbreak: new Red Cross CEO calls for greater international support

29 Oct 2014

In his first week as the chief executive of the British Red Cross, Mike Adamson has called for greater international support to fight Ebola in West Africa.

Coldweather sign in winter

Don’t get left in the dark this winter

24 Oct 2014

Winter’s a time for snowmen, hot toddies, woolly scarfs – and sudden power-cuts. Make sure you don’t get caught out this year.

Mike Adamson

British Red Cross appoints new chief executive

23 Oct 2014

The British Red Cross announces the appointment of Mike Adamson to the role of Chief Executive.

Men and women walk among damaged buildings

Syrians face hunger without urgent funding

23 Oct 2014

More money for food aid to help people in Syria is urgently needed, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has warned.

Harrods staff in a British Red Cross charity shop

The Apprentice: Harrods staff take over our charity shops

20 Oct 2014

Harrods staff take over our charity shops in an Apprentice-style challenge.

Eight children stand outside

Iraqis shelter in Mosques and classrooms as conflict continues

13 Oct 2014

Iraqis are turning to schools, places of worship and unfinished buildings for shelter.