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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.

Italian Red Cross Search and Rescue teams

Italian Red Cross responds to Italy earthquake

24 Aug 2016

The Italian Red Cross is supporting people affected by the earthquake in Amatrice, Italy.

A Red Cross volunteer assists the emergency services and West Sussex commuity during the Selsey school fire

Red Cross supports West Sussex community at Selsey school fire

23 Aug 2016

The British Red Cross has provided much-needed support and refreshment to the West Sussex Fire Service during a fire at a secondary school in Selsey.

The Long Road EP which is raising money for British Red Cross refugee services

Robert Plant signs limited edition records to support our work for refugees

12 Aug 2016

The iconic vocalist Robert Plant has signed eight limited edition records of The Long Road to raise funds for our work.

Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers pack and move food parcels in a warehouse

Syria: crucial aid reaches people suffering in Aleppo

11 Aug 2016

Hundreds of thousands are severely affected by fighting in Aleppo. The Red Cross is helping to provide essential food and other humanitarian aid to vulnerable families.

Muhammad and Amal outside their home

Major success for refugee campaign

09 Aug 2016

Torn Apart campaign sees family reunion guidance revised


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