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.

24 September 2020

Eddie el Lamaa, whose parents are from Lebanon, has raised over £50k for the British Red Cross Beirut appeal.

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

On Tuesday 4th August, the British Red Cross will be 150 years old. To mark the anniversary, Members of the Royal Family have come together to recognise the work of the volunteers, staff, supporters and partners of the charity.