19 October 2020

This evening, MPs voted down the Dubs amendement, which is calling for existing refugee family reunion rules to continue after we officially leave the EU at the end of the year. Our Director of Policy and Advocacy responds...

19 October 2020

Globally, the Red Cross has so far reached nearly 1 in 30 people with support; we will continue to be there for as long as we are needed. From the UK, to Yemen, to Bangladesh, and beyond, we have all been affected by this pandemic.

15 October 2020

We stand on the precipice of disaster as climate change collides with coronavirus to create a humanitarian crisis of catastrophic proportions.

11 October 2020

The British Red Cross has expressed concerns over the use of former Ministry of Defence premises being used as accommodation for people who are applying for sanctuary in the UK.

05 October 2020

The House of Lords has voted 317 to 223 in favour safeguarding existing routes to family reunion once the transition period ends on 31 December 2020. Read our Director of Policy and Advocacy's response.

04 October 2020

At the Conservative Party Conference, 4 October 2020, the Home Secretary spoke about proposals for asylum reforms, reflecting that the asylum system is currently 'broken'. Read Mike Adamson's response.

03 October 2020

Mike Adamson writes in The Times on the need for protection for those fleeing war and persecution after reports the Government is considering housing asylum applicants on small islands and disused cruise liners. Read the full letter, published 3 October.

28 September 2020

The world is suffering a collective and colossal loss. No one has escaped the devastating effects of this global pandemic.

25 September 2020

Eddie, a 38-year-old businessman from Hertfordshire - who didn’t even own a bicycle two months ago – arrived in Beirut on Thursday 24 September after 40 days in the saddle.

25 September 2020

DCMS-funded British Red Cross programme launched to support people most likely to be lonely and cut off – including older people, those in ill-health, people from BAME communities, young people, those without internet or phones, and refugees.