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An Red Cross employee walks through an Red Cross food warehouse in Leer, South Sudan

Desperate situation in South Sudan as Red Cross warehouse is looted

26 May 2015

Eating water lilies and coconuts to survive – families are in desperate need of help in South Sudan.

A crowd of people carrying luggage

Iraqis need urgent help after escaping death in Ramadi

26 May 2015

Survivor says city centre is "empty of people".

A man and woman stand surrounded by rubble

Sherpas take on new challenge – getting aid to earthquake survivors

22 May 2015

Nepal’s famous mountain guides will trek to reach earthquake hit areas.

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

Food and water for migrant boat survivors

20 May 2015

We have pledged £94,000 to help survivors of the dangerous crossing to Italy.

Catania, Sicily, April 23 2015. The Red Cross set up a clinic to offer medical treatment, emotional support and counselling along with fresh water and shoes for migrants.

International community must work together to tackle migration crisis

13 May 2015

The head of the British Red Cross has called for a collective response to the Mediterranean migration crisis.

Catania, Sicily, April 23 2015. The Red Cross set up a clinic to offer medical treatment, emotional support and counselling along with fresh water and shoes for migrants.

Joint statement: Red Cross calls for action on migration crisis

13 May 2015

Twenty European Red Cross Societies and the IFRC have signed a statement calling for the international community to address the migration crisis in the Mediterranean.

Red Cross workers climb through the rubble in the village of Sathighar, four hours north of Kathmandu

Nepal earthquake updates

12 May 2015

A second major earthquake has struck Nepal, weeks after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country. Here are the latest updates.

Women collect sorghum, a type of cereal, and oil a few hours after the bags hit the ground in Leer

South Sudan: Tens of thousands flee fighting and face critical food shortages

11 May 2015

The Red Cross has expressed concern at thousands of people being forced from their homes in recent days following fierce clashes in South Sudan.

Victoria Wood donating to a Red Cross shop

James McAvoy and Victoria Wood join celebrities to support Nepal Shop Drop

08 May 2015

Celebrities are rallying around to support our Nepal Shop Drop – which raises vital money for those affected by the earthquake, just by donating unwanted clothes.

Houses of Parliament

New government - now we need new policies

08 May 2015

Now the votes have been counted, the British Red Cross is already reaching out to the new MPs to help people – and save lives – here in the UK.

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