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Emergency response volunteer helps elderly evacuees

Volunteers respond in wake of Scottish storms

12 Jan 2015

Fierce storms across northern Scotland left thousands without power last week, and our emergency response teams have been working round the clock to help.

Comic tells the story of young refugee Ebrahim

Award success for Refugee Week comic

06 Jan 2015

Our comic with graphic novelist Karrie Fransman has won a Broken Frontier award, in a year when nominations received a record-breaking number of votes.

A boy stands in front of some tents

Older people and children most at risk in Iraq

09 Jan 2015

As freezing weather grips the Middle East, the president of the Iraqi Red Crescent has called for urgent help for those forced from their homes by violence.

A man and woman stand outside

Winter brings deadly illness threat to Iraq

23 Jan 2015

Freezing weather has put people fleeing violence in Iraq at greater risk of deadly illnesses.