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A man carries a large bag of food on his shoulders while walking in front of a crowd who are also collecting emergency supplies

Red Cross bolsters support to Yemen

25 May 2016

The Red Cross is now delivering essential water, food, health kits and shelter to help people caught up in the devastating conflict in Yemen.

Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers give first aid to a man lying on a stretcher in an ambulance

World Humanitarian Summit: Staff and volunteers must be protected

20 May 2016

In advance of the World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May, the British Red Cross calls for staff and volunteers working in their own communities to be protected.

Bangladeshi woman in sari with water jar

John Lewis Partnership and Aviva join Disaster Relief Alliance

19 May 2016

The John Lewis Partnership, which operates John Lewis and Waitrose shops, and Aviva, the global insurance company, have become the latest members to join the British Red Cross Disaster Relief Alliance.

Emergency response volunteer providing first aid

British Red Cross help evacuated residents after bomb scare in Bath

13 May 2016

A suspected unexploded World War II bomb was discovered in Bath last night. British Red Cross volunteers and staff are providing practical and emotional support to evacuated residents.

Two event first aid volunteers in high-vis jackets at a firework display

First aiders set for Leicester City's historic victory parade

13 May 2016

British Red Cross staff from throughout England are set for Leicester City’s victory parade on 16 May.

destitute asylum seeker

Destitution on the rise among refugees and asylum seekers as further cuts loom

09 May 2016

More than 3,000 refugees and asylum seekers in the UK struggled to get by in the first three months of this year, according to British Red Cross figures.

Mike Adamson Red Cross CEO at his local Co-op fundraising for the Big Red Weekend

The Co-op Group continues fundraising roll to £1.5 million

24 May 2016

The Co-op has now raised £1.5 million towards its charity partnership with the British Red Cross.

The Prince of Wales meets Audrey

HRH Prince Charles visits British Red Cross

10 May 2016

HRH Prince Charles meets refugees and volunteers at British Red Cross service centre in Islington.

Ecuadorian Red Cross volunteers in Manta and Portoviejo, Manabi province.

Ecuador earthquake – mapping the disaster

13 May 2016

The British Red Cross mapping team is helping the aid effort in Ecuador after the country was hit by an earthquake.

Al-Quds hospital after it was hit by airstrikes in Syria

Red Cross welcomes UK move to protect cultural sites

19 May 2016

The Red Cross has welcomed draft legislation aimed at protecting cultural property from acts of destruction in armed conflicts.