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Syria Crisis: Essential aid reaches Aleppo as fighting intensifies

29 Nov 2016

As fierce fighting continues in Aleppo, the British Red Cross and our partners are supporting 1,000 families forced to flee their homes with essential food, shelter, water and medical care.

Ben Harrison, overall winner of the Humanitarian Awards

British Red Cross recognises inspiring young people across UK

15 Nov 2016

Britain’s young heroes were recognised this week at the 2016 Red Cross Humanitarian Awards.

Red Cross volunteers at the Remembrance Day parade in London, 2016.

Red Cross volunteers mark Remembrance Day

11 Nov 2016

British Red Cross volunteers will be taking part in Remembrance Day commemorations across the country this weekend.

A surgeon operates on a patient in a hospital near Mosul, Iraq

Red Cross support for the only hospital near Mosul

10 Nov 2016

The Red Cross is supporting the only hospital near Mosul that can treat the wounded and sick fleeing fighting in the area.

Emergency response volunteers unloading equipment from vehicle

Red Cross volunteers respond after Croydon tram derailment

09 Nov 2016

A team of volunteers from the British Red Cross are helping people affected by a tram derailment in Croydon.

Iraqi Red Cross volunteers help children off a bus as they arrive at a camp outside Mosul, Iraq

Iraq: life-saving aid for first families to flee Mosul

02 Nov 2016

As the battle for Mosul in Iraq intensifies, the Red Cross is providing essential aid to around 10,000 people who have fled to nearby camps.

A mother, who has just arrived at an informal camp near Maiduguri after fleeing her home, feeds her child.

Emergency appeal launched for Lake Chad crisis

31 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal to help people affected by a dire humanitarian crisis in Africa's Lake Chad region.

A man walks through the mud at the camp in Grande-Synthe, France

Real risks for children in Calais following closure of the Jungle

28 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross is extremely concerned to hear reports of children sleeping rough following the demolition of the Calais Jungle.

A team of fundraisers at one of Co-op's stores

Co-op and Red Cross mark first year tackling loneliness together

26 Oct 2016

Today marks one year since the partnership between the British Red Cross and Co-op got fully underway to help tackle loneliness and social isolation in the UK.

Tricia Earp from the British Red Cross and Neil Odin Deputy Chief Officer Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service at the celebration event at Hightown Fire Station

Red Cross celebrates 20 years with Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

26 Oct 2016

This month the Red Cross and Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service celebrate 20 years of working together to help people in crisis.

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