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People are in crisis right now

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Heatwaves UK

UK on amber alert: with droughts and wildfires likely, get advice to stay safe and prepare.

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Africa food crisis 

Millions in parts of Africa are facing food insecurity. But what does the term mean? 

Heatwave UK

Make sure you're prepared for the effects of a drought or water shortage, and find out how to save water and stay safe.

Here's what to do in hot, dry weather when there's an increased risk of danger from grass fires and wildfires.

The Red Cross supports people affected by climate change in the UK and around the world.

Ukraine: get help or give help

Find information and help for Ukrainians coming to the UK or already here. 

British Red Cross head of psychosocial support, shares advice for hosts and guests

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