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Supporters of the every child a lifesaver campaign stand outside the houses of parliament

Top charities join forces to launch Every Child a Lifesaver campaign

01 Oct 2015

St John Ambulance, the British Heart Foundation, and the British Red Cross launch a campaign to make first aid compulsory in all state-funded secondary schools.

Red Cross ambulance support staff respond to an emergency

Partnership raises £2 million in donations

30 Sep 2015

The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has supported our work for more than 30 years – and now their donations have reached a fantastic £2 million.

Woman outside her house after Haiti earthquake

Help local people deal with disasters, Red Cross urges

28 Sep 2015

Governments and aid organisations must do more to help local disaster response efforts, according to a new Red Cross report.

A Bangladesh Red Crescent volunteer warns people of a coming cyclone

How to end extreme poverty in 15 years

25 Sep 2015

A historic plan to end extreme poverty everywhere has been welcomed by the Red Cross.

Woman holding bucket

Red Cross welcomes new charity regulator

23 Sep 2015

The British Red Cross has welcomed plans to create a new charity regulator with robust new powers.

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron meets refugee Amir at arts workshop in Dorset.

Lib Dem leader speaks out on refugees’ ‘death-defying’ journeys

21 Sep 2015

New Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has met refugees given life-changing help by the British Red Cross.

Flags showing the red cross and red crescent

Red Cross helps after huge earthquake in Chile

17 Sep 2015

Volunteers and staff are on the ground helping people caught up in the disaster.

Croatia Red Cross hands out water to crowds of refugees

Red Cross helps refugees in Croatia

17 Sep 2015

Thousands of refugees have arrived in Croatia over the last 24 hours. The Red Cross is now helping those who are tired, dazed and suffering.

Support staff on the phone

Helpline launched for people who want to support refugees

14 Sep 2015

We have launched a helpline to answer people's questions on how they can support refugees.

With love from Liverpool concert for Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal.

Liverpool spreads love and raises money for refugee crisis

09 Sep 2015

Comedian John Bishop and Radio 2 broadcaster Janice Long are set to host a huge concert in Liverpool next weekend, raising money for our Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal.


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