18 September 2020

Yemen has long been facing a crisis of catastrophic proportions. It is not the first time its people, who have been suffering the effects of a long and brutal conflict, have faced famine. Now, COVID-19 is propelling Yemen further into the abyss. Funding is running out for Yemen and so is time. Yemeni people urgently need support, now.

17 September 2020

This commitment from the UK government comes at a crucial time, as many humanitarian programmes in Yemen are being forced to close because of a lack of funding. While funding is running out for Yemen, so is time. Yemeni people urgently need support, now.

27 August 2020

Home Office statistics published today show that the number of applications (including dependents) for asylum in the during between April and June this year stood at 5,789, a fall of 41% from the same time a year ago.

24 August 2020

Last week sadly saw the death in the English Channel of a young Sudanese man attempting the journey from France. He drowned after setting out in a tiny dinghy to navigate the 20 or so miles of water between Calais and Dover.

04 August 2020

His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales introduces a new online exhibition to celebrate 150 years of the British Red Cross on Tuesday 4th August

04 August 2020

The Royal Family comes together to recognise the work of the volunteers, staff, supporters, and partners of the Red Cross as it marks its 150th anniversary

16 June 2020

The British Red Cross will be re-opening its charity shops in phases from 22 June, following Government guidelines allowing non-essential retail to open in England.

16 June 2020

The British Red Cross, in partnership with Aviva, has created a Hardship Fund to provide financial support to people who are struggling as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

04 May 2020

British Red Cross takes over iconic Piccadilly Circus landmark to thank the nation for their kindness during the Coronavirus pandemic.

29 April 2020

British Red Cross has set up a free phone line to help people facing a range of issues due to coronavirus and the lockdown period.