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Flags showing the red cross and red crescent

New Year’s honours for four Red Cross volunteers

31 Dec 2015

We’re very proud to announce that four members of the British Red Cross have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s honours list.

A Red Cross 4x4 vehicle and ambulance ready to be deployed to help people affected by floods.

Red Cross teams on standby as Storm Frank approaches

30 Dec 2015

Red Cross teams on standby as Storm Frank threatens further flooding across the UK.

Floods in UK view through a wing mirror

Red Cross volunteers support flooded communities

27 Dec 2015

Red Cross volunteers are helping people affected by floods in northern England and Wales.

A Land Rover and an ambulance parked outside auction house Bonhams

Land Rover “Defender 2,000,000” auction raises vital funds for Red Cross Nepal project

17 Dec 2015

A one-of-a-kind Land Rover Defender sold for £400,000 at a charity auction at Bonhams last night. Half the funds raised will go towards a Red Cross community project in Nepal.

Grande-Synthe refugee camp near Dunkirk, France.

Red Cross helps refugees and migrants in France

23 Dec 2015

British and French Red Cross volunteers have delivered aid to five refugee camps in northern France.

Syrian refugee holding her baby at Jordanian Red Crescent

Volunteers welcome Syrian refugees to Belfast

15 Dec 2015

Red Cross volunteers in Belfast are looking forward to welcoming 51 Syrian refugees arriving today, including 11 children and a new-born baby.

Sanja Ratkusic at the allotment

Red Cross showcases responsible reporting of refugees' plight

14 Dec 2015

The British Red Cross is sponsoring the refugee reporting award at the One World Media Awards 2016. The award recognises responsible reporting on asylum seekers and refugees.

A convoy of Red Crescent aid trucks in Homs.

In pictures: delivering aid across frontlines in Syria

11 Dec 2015

Volunteers have distributed much-needed aid in an area of Homs that had been cut off by conflict.

A member of a Red Cross burial team gets ready to remove a body from a home in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Emergency Ebola appeal closes

11 Dec 2015

The British Red Cross' Ebola Outbreak Appeal has now closed, with donations reaching nearly £9 million.

Marie needed our help to reunite with her family.

Our call to widen refugee family reunion rules

01 Dec 2015

We are calling on MPs to vote to broaden the rules that govern which family members refugees can bring safely to the UK.

Prince of Wales meets Red Cross team in flood-hit Cumbria

22 Dec 2015

Prince Charles, who is president of the British Red Cross, spoke with staff and volunteers in Carlisle and Appleby.

Robert Plant in the recording studio.

Robert Plant and Tinariwen record exclusive tracks for refugee album

09 Dec 2015

Iconic vocalist Robert Plant is among a group of artists to feature on a new record inspired by the plight of refugees.

Floods in UK view through a wing mirror

Volunteers help people affected by flooding

05 Dec 2015

British Red Cross teams are supporting people affected by flooding across the UK.