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Volunteers with the Guinea Red Cross disinfect the Ratoma hospital in Tahouay, suburb of Conakry

Ebola outbreak "biggest threat" since civil war

25 Sep 2014

Sierra Leone is facing its biggest threat since the end of the civil war, according to the head of the country's Red Cross society.

Volunteer discusses an incident with a fireman

Volunteers respond as World War munitions found

19 Sep 2014

Our emergency team was called upon after World War One and Two munitions were discovered at a house in Bicester.

Christiane and her little boy at Portsmouth refugee centre

Tell politicians what matters to you

19 Sep 2014

The British Red Cross hits the party conferences this autumn – so here’s your chance to show what’s important to you.

Bangladesh Red Crescent give families food amid the floods

Floods bring chaos to South Asia

16 Sep 2014

As heavy monsoon rains cause devastation across South Asia, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is bringing vital help – from food and medical care to emergency shelter.

Woman and man comforting a girl sitting on the floor with a tea towel cold compress applied to her head.

First aid apps encourage people to help

12 Sep 2014

The next time you get annoyed by someone playing with a smartphone next to you, just remember – they might hold the key to saving your life.

Red Cross volunteers handling the body of an Ebola victim in Sierra Leone

Appeal for funds as Ebola crisis escalates

08 Sep 2014

The Red Cross is stepping up its relief effort in West Africa as the death toll from the Ebola outbreak passes 1,900.