03 April 2020

Get the latest updates on the response to the current coronavirus outbreak from the British Red Cross and wider Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

30 March 2020

The call for volunteers issued by the Scottish Government today, urges people to sign up with the British Red Cross to help those most in need in their communities during the coronavirus outbreak...

28 March 2020

The British Red Cross has today welcomed the announcement that, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, the Home Office will immediately halt all evictions from asylum accommodation...

20 March 2020

The British Red Cross operates a network of over 300 charity shops across the UK. All shops will close from end of business on Saturday 21 March...

17 March 2020

We’re focussing all our efforts to protect the most vulnerable people in the UK right now, so we’re upset to have to write this. We’re really troubled to hear that people are claiming to be Red Cross volunteers on social media, and falsely offering coronavirus tests...

11 March 2020

Today, on the anniversary of the 2011 Japan earthquake (11 March), Team GB and the British Red Cross have announced a partnership to inspire the British public to come together and make a positive difference this Olympic year...

25 February 2020

British Red Cross chief executive Mike Adamson said: “Today’s Marmot review into health inequalities in the UK reports an increasing disparity of health outcomes which should be of concern to us all...

18 February 2020

New research by the British Red Cross and the London School of Economics and Political Science has found that closing a loophole in the UK’s asylum policy could benefit the public purse by millions of pounds each year...

03 February 2020

British Red Cross volunteers and staff are supporting the families of people who have flown back to the UK from China following the coronavirus outbreak.