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Students at Queens Park School learning first aid

Red Cross thrilled by first aid opportunity of PSHE announcement

02 Mar 2017

The British Red Cross is thrilled by government plans that could see all children in England learning first aid at school.

destitute asylum seeker

Red Cross report reveals plight of asylum seekers trapped in destitution

05 Mar 2017

A new Red Cross report has revealed the bleak situation faced by refused asylum seekers in the UK.

Hands holding

Red Cross welcomes Spring Budget social care funding and long-term plan

08 Mar 2017

The British Red Cross welcomes the government’s announcement to allocate £2 billion to social care in the UK and the recognition of a long-term plan.

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Red Cross launches East Africa Crisis Appeal

09 Mar 2017

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal as millions of people across East Africa face critical food shortages.

Emergency response volunteers unloading equipment from vehicle

Westminster attack: how we help after an emergency

23 Mar 2017

A team of Red Cross volunteers was ready to help people affected by yesterday’s attack. But what do we do in the aftermath of an emergency?