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Woman in Nepal helps with earthquake recovery effort

After the earthquake: appeal launched for Nepal

26 Apr 2015

Following yesterday’s devastating earthquake in Nepal, the British Red Cross has launched an appeal to provide urgent emergency support.

Kathmandu following the Aprill 2015 earthquake

Donate to the Nepal Earthquake Appeal

25 Apr 2015

As thousands struggle in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake, the British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal.

A building with a sloping roof

Nepal's first earthquake-defying blood bank opened five days before earthquake

28 Apr 2015

Now it's ready to save lives in disaster-hit Kathmandu.

Men handling packages

Red Cross brings shelter and fights disease threat after quake

29 Apr 2015

More and more people are getting life-saving aid.

Couple waiting for relative found through the international tracing and message services

Support for earthquake survivors as plane touches down

30 Apr 2015

We have helped survivors of the Nepal earthquake on their return home to the UK.

People surrounded by rubble

Terrified earthquake victims sleep outside

27 Apr 2015

Days after the disaster struck, people are bedding down in the open

Volunteer puts groceries in a woman's refrigerator

Health and social care must use 'a common language' to help people stay independent

21 Apr 2015

As the political parties set out their plans for health and social care, the British Red Cross is calling for the NHS and local authorities to use the same language.

A group of men and women in red overalls stand next to a boat

Shocking figure reveals suffering on migrant boats

21 Apr 2015

More than 11,000 given Red Cross help after dangerous sea crossing.

A man in red workwear stands by a group of other men

More support for migrants as Italian landings continue

20 Apr 2015

The Italian Red Cross continues to help survivors of the perilous sea crossing from Africa.

Parliament building at night

All-party support for the British Red Cross

16 Apr 2015

Prospective candidates are showing their support for the British Red Cross, in the run-up to May’s general election.

Kevin Carr the global runner

Around the world in 621 days

10 Apr 2015

Globe-trotting sensation Kevin Carr has just broken the world record for running around the entire planet – and he did it for us.

People on a boat

Help for migrants after dangerous sea journeys

16 Apr 2015

Hundreds urgently given food, water and healthcare after crossing from Africa.

A man walks past some rubble

Red Cross helps Britons fleeing Yemen violence

07 Apr 2015

Volunteers to give support at traumatic time.

ICRC teams talk to people whose houses have been damaged or destroyed in air strikes

Red Cross launches Yemen Crisis Appeal

08 Apr 2015

Donations will help people affected by the lethal conflict in Yemen.

Surgeons in an operating theatre

Surgeons start work amid Yemen violence

10 Apr 2015

A Red Cross team has treated treating patients including an 8-year-old boy.

ICRC teams talk to people whose houses have been damaged or destroyed in air strikes

Yemen: Red Cross support for "one of the largest disasters in the world"

02 Apr 2015

The Red Cross is one of the few humanitarian organisations still able to work in Yemen, where millions are in need of help.