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Plan to boost health, jobs, homes and schools after Typhoon Haiyan

14 Apr 2014

A British Red Cross plan to rebuild homes, boost people’s health and incomes and repair schools in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan has been announced.

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Home Office acted unlawfully towards asylum seekers, says High Court

10 Apr 2014

Many organisations are celebrating after judge ruled that Home Secretary Theresa May’s decision to freeze financial support for asylum seekers was “flawed”.

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Ebola outbreak: British Red Cross sends health worker

04 Apr 2014

A British Red Cross health worker has flown to Liberia to support Ebola virus prevention.

Destitution Refugee Project in Manchester

Manchester shows support for refugees and asylum seekers

02 Apr 2014

Following calls for action from the British Red Cross and other groups, Manchester has passed a motion to tackle destitution among its asylum seekers and refugees.

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Climate change threatens "dire humanitarian consequences"

01 Apr 2014

A global Red Cross leader has warned of "dire humanitarian consequences" if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut drastically and soon.

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Millions affected by Typhoon Haiyan yet to return home

21 Mar 2014

New statistics suggest millions of people affected by Typhoon Haiyan are unable to go home, months after the disaster.

Sibonelo Handsome Mtheku, a peer educator in South Africa

Postcode Lottery helps people with HIV and TB

18 Mar 2014

A Red Cross programme for people living with HIV and TB in South Africa is set to receive a £100,000 funding boost from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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Syria appeal tackles three years of emotional damage

13 Mar 2014

Three years since the Syria conflict began, a new British Red Cross appeal is helping people cope with the psychological impact of the crisis.

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South Sudan Crisis Appeal launched

06 Mar 2014

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal to help save lives in South Sudan where nearly one million people have been made homeless by fighting.

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British Red Cross helps after Isle of Wight landslip

20 Feb 2014

Following a major landslip and road collapse, our volunteers have been helping distressed residents to evacuate their properties.

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India cyclone appeal closes after raising £244,000

20 Feb 2014

An appeal that raised £244,000 for people affected by a catastrophic cyclone in north east India closed today.

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Volunteers helping thousands hit by the floods

17 Feb 2014

As thousands of people across the UK continue to struggle against the bad weather, we are working round the clock to help those hit hardest by the floods.

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Volunteers in mass response to flood crisis

13 Feb 2014

As storms and widespread flooding spell misery for thousands across the UK, we're on the front-line helping people in the worst affected areas.

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Aid worker wounded delivering vital relief in Homs

12 Feb 2014

The driver of a Red Crescent vehicle was wounded on Saturday when a humanitarian convoy came under attack in Syria.

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Volunteers reach out to more flooded communities

10 Feb 2014

As the flooding crisis continues, our emergency response volunteers are broadening their relief effort to include Kent and Surrey.

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Fundraising family in scooter trek across London

07 Feb 2014

A young family are scooting along the entire length of the River Thames to raise money for the British Red Cross.

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Volunteers step up their response in flooded South West

06 Feb 2014

As bad weather sweeps across the South West, our emergency response volunteers have been stepping up their support to vulnerable people.

People line up to access clean drinking water in a camp hosting displaced people in Juba.

South Sudan conflict: British Red Cross pledges support to save lives

04 Feb 2014

Nearly one million people have been made homeless by fighting in South Sudan. The Red Cross is working to alleviate the vast humanitarian crisis.

Wheelchair service helps residents on Shetland

29 Jan 2014

Residents on the wet and windy Shetland Islands know help will be at hand if they take a tumble, thanks to our wheelchair loan service.

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British Red Cross on standby to help Syrian refugees

29 Jan 2014

The British Red Cross is ready to support 500 Syrian refugees set to be brought to the UK in a humanitarian evacuation.

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