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British Red Cross launches urgent appeal for Europe refugee crisis

03 Sep 2015

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal as the refugee crisis in Europe continues to escalate.

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Support line opened after Shoreham air crash

26 Aug 2015

The Red Cross has opened a support line to support people affected by the Shoreham air crash.

A Red Cross volunteer provides support in an emergency exercise

Red Cross volunteers provide support after Shoreham air crash

24 Aug 2015

Red Cross volunteers and ambulances were among the first to respond to Saturday's crash and are still on-site providing support.

A woman is rescued from flooding in Myanmar by Red Cross workers

Volunteer dies saving families from lethal floods

18 Aug 2015

As floods sweep through southern Asia, a Red Cross volunteer in Myanmar has died saving others from the disaster.

Pupils at Chebelion Primary School in Kenya's Bomet County

Clean Start appeal raises £6.5 million

12 Aug 2015

Millions of pounds raised by the public will bring safe water and better sanitation to 380,000 people in Kenya and Bangladesh.

A child standing in front of rubble

ICRC president says the world must 'wake up' to the suffering in Yemen

11 Aug 2015

The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross has said he is appalled by the suffering he has witnessed in Yemen.

Mother and child at the Teesside project

Drastic cuts to asylum support will plunge families deeper into poverty, warn charities

10 Aug 2015

The Home Office’s decision to slash vital support for families and single parents by almost a third has been condemned by the UK’s refugee sector.

A landslide in Nepal.

Deadly landslides add to earthquake misery

07 Aug 2015

A series of landslides have hit Nepal in recent weeks, hitting people still recovering from April's earthquake.

A Haitian Red Cross worker bumps fists with a local toddler.

Video: British Red Cross bids farewell to Haiti

06 Aug 2015

After more than five years of working in Haiti, the British Red Cross is leaving the country.

Men in a boat

Lethal floods and landslides hit Myanmar

03 Aug 2015

Monsoon rains have killed dozens of people and forced many more to flee.

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