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All-party support for the British Red Cross

16 Apr 2015

Prospective candidates are showing their support for the British Red Cross, in the run-up to May’s general election.

People on a boat

Help for migrants after dangerous sea journeys

16 Apr 2015

Hundreds urgently given food, water and healthcare after crossing from Africa.

Kevin Carr the global runner

Around the world in 621 days

10 Apr 2015

Globe-trotting sensation Kevin Carr has just broken the world record for running around the entire planet – and he did it for us.

Surgeons in an operating theatre

Surgeons start work amid Yemen violence

10 Apr 2015

A Red Cross team has treated treating patients including an 8-year-old boy.

ICRC teams talk to people whose houses have been damaged or destroyed in air strikes

Red Cross launches Yemen Crisis Appeal

08 Apr 2015

Donations will help people affected by the lethal conflict in Yemen.

A man walks past some rubble

Red Cross helps Britons fleeing Yemen violence

07 Apr 2015

Volunteers to give support at traumatic time.

ICRC teams talk to people whose houses have been damaged or destroyed in air strikes

Yemen: Red Cross support for "one of the largest disasters in the world"

02 Apr 2015

The Red Cross is one of the few humanitarian organisations still able to work in Yemen, where millions are in need of help.

Damaged homes

Cyclone Pam: "It was like a monster"

20 Mar 2015

The British Red Cross has pledged £490,000 to bring aid to cyclone-hit Vanuatu and nearby countries.

Hassan in bare field, Ethiopia

Acute food shortages hit countries in Africa’s Sahel region

19 Mar 2015

The British Red Cross has pledged more than half a million pounds to help people caught up in a growing and under-reported crisis in Africa.

Australian nurse Anne Carey joined the fight against Ebola, working at the Red Cross treatment centre in Sierra Leone.

Brits say “Ebola doctors are heroes, but keep away from me”

18 Mar 2015

A British Red Cross poll has found that most British adults admire the work of Ebola health-care workers, but would avoid any contact with them in the UK.


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