accessibility & help


Two Red Cross volunteers In North Korea work from an improvised shelter surrounded by debris from the floods to give clothes to a woman

North Korea: humanitarian aid reaches people caught in catastrophic floods

27 Sep 2016

Vital relief supplies are reaching up to 20,000 people affected by serious flooding in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea.

Surgeons in an operating theatre

Yemen: new maternity clinic saves lives

23 Sep 2016

Since an obstetrician, midwife and two nurses started work at a Yemen health clinic, 1,854 pregnant women have received life-saving healthcare.

Flags showing the red cross and red crescent

Syrian aid worker killed in air strike

20 Sep 2016

A humanitarian aid worker and around 20 civilians have been killed by an air strike which hit an emergency aid convoy in Aleppo, Syria.

Mark Rylance as Richard II

Tickets released for fundraising event to honour Mark Rylance

15 Sep 2016

Mark Rylance will be given the honour of The Freedom of the City of London at a fundraising event for the British Red Cross.

Teresa Pearce MP, Will Quince MP and Anne McColl from the British Red Cross supporting the Don't stop at 999 campaign.

MPs join our call to allow everyone to learn first aid

07 Sep 2016

Over 40 MPs attended a parliamentary event hosted by the British Red Cross and Will Quince MP on Tuesday, championing greater opportunities to learn first aid.