accessibility & help


Red Cross ambulance support staff respond to an emergency

Partnership raises £2 million in donations

30 Sep 2015

The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has supported our work for more than 30 years – and now their donations have reached a fantastic £2 million.

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron meets refugee Amir at arts workshop in Dorset.

Lib Dem leader speaks out on refugees’ ‘death-defying’ journeys

21 Sep 2015

New Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has met refugees given life-changing help by the British Red Cross.

Croatia Red Cross hands out water to crowds of refugees

Red Cross helps refugees in Croatia

17 Sep 2015

Thousands of refugees have arrived in Croatia over the last 24 hours. The Red Cross is now helping those who are tired, dazed and suffering.

Flags showing the red cross and red crescent

Red Cross helps after huge earthquake in Chile

17 Sep 2015

Volunteers and staff are on the ground helping people caught up in the disaster.

Support staff on the phone

Helpline launched for people who want to support refugees

14 Sep 2015

We have launched a helpline to answer people's questions on how they can support refugees.

A woman in a red suit and face mask talks to a man

British Red Cross launches urgent appeal for Europe refugee crisis

03 Sep 2015

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal as the refugee crisis in Europe continues to escalate.

Woman holding bucket

Red Cross welcomes new charity regulator

23 Sep 2015

The British Red Cross has welcomed plans to create a new charity regulator with robust new powers.

Woman outside her house after Haiti earthquake

Help local people deal with disasters, Red Cross urges

28 Sep 2015

Governments and aid organisations must do more to help local disaster response efforts, according to a new Red Cross report.

A Bangladesh Red Crescent volunteer warns people of a coming cyclone

How to end extreme poverty in 15 years

25 Sep 2015

A historic plan to end extreme poverty everywhere has been welcomed by the Red Cross.