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The Red Cross helps thousands of people every year in many different ways. Below are some examples of crises that we respond to and how we help. Can you find the 12 missing words in our word search?

  • Community
  • Emergency
  • Humanity
  • Support
  • Courage
  • First aid
  • International training
  • Disaster
  • Hope
  • Loneliness
  • Volunteers
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    The Red Cross is committed to seven fundamental principles, which guarantee the consistency of our work in the UK and overseas. The principal in the shaded boxes is neutrality.

    1. We help _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ access essential services and adapt to life in a new country. Refugees
    2. The British Red Cross helps people in the UK return home after a stay in one of these. Hospital
    3. In an _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ , the Red Cross supports the police, ambulance and fire services, local health authorities and local utility companies in the UK. Emergency
    4. Which Red Cross training would you use to assist someone who has been burnt? First Aid
    5. A group of people living in the same place or having a certain characteristic in common. Community
    6. The British Red Cross helped those directly affected by Hurricane Irma. In which sea did Hurricane Irma make the biggest impact? Caribbean 
    7. The Red Cross helps find _ _ _ _ _ _ _ loved ones who have been separated by war, a natural disaster or migration. Missing

    3. Makeshift _ _ _ _ _ are set up around the world to help people in desperate need when they are forced to flee their homes. Camps
    8. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement was started in 1863 and was inspired by businessman, Henry Dunant. Which country was he from? Switzerland
    9. In 2015, Nepal suffered two huge _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ that affected 20% of the population. Earthquakes
    10. More than half the world’s refugees (55 per cent) come from just three countries; _ _ _ _ _, Afghanistan, and South Sudan. Syria
    11. During the Second World War, the British Red Cross worked with the Order of St John to deliver over 20 million food parcels to British and Dominion _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ of war. Prisoners
    12. The quality of being gentle, caring and helpful. Kindness



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