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A man in a Syrian Arab Red Crescent jacket writes on a clipboard while women in headscarves look on

Syria Crisis: Essential aid reaches Aleppo as fighting intensifies

29 Nov 2016

As fierce fighting continues in Aleppo, the British Red Cross and our partners are supporting 1,000 families forced to flee their homes with essential food, shelter, water and medical care.

Ben Harrison, overall winner of the Humanitarian Awards

British Red Cross recognises inspiring young people across UK

15 Nov 2016

Britain’s young heroes were recognised this week at the 2016 Red Cross Humanitarian Awards.

A surgeon operates on a patient in a hospital near Mosul, Iraq

Red Cross support for the only hospital near Mosul

10 Nov 2016

The Red Cross is supporting the only hospital near Mosul that can treat the wounded and sick fleeing fighting in the area.

Iraqi Red Cross volunteers help children off a bus as they arrive at a camp outside Mosul, Iraq

Iraq: life-saving aid for first families to flee Mosul

02 Nov 2016

As the battle for Mosul in Iraq intensifies, the Red Cross is providing essential aid to around 10,000 people who have fled to nearby camps.

Red Cross volunteers at the Remembrance Day parade in London, 2016.

Red Cross volunteers mark Remembrance Day

11 Nov 2016

British Red Cross volunteers will be taking part in Remembrance Day commemorations across the country this weekend.

Emergency response volunteers unloading equipment from vehicle

Red Cross volunteers respond after Croydon tram derailment

09 Nov 2016

A team of volunteers from the British Red Cross are helping people affected by a tram derailment in Croydon.