World disasters and emergencies
The British Red Cross has launched an appeal for the people of Afghanistan, as millions face severe food shortages and hunger
A deadly earthquake has killed more than 2,000 people in Herat, Afghanistan and left many families homeless.
Since evacuations began, the British Red Cross has supported thousands of people on arrival in the UK. There is still work to be done
Soaring food prices, conflict and climate change are plunging Africa into a severe and enduring food crisis. The British Red Cross has launched an appeal to help avert catastrophe.
The Red Cross and Red Crescent are providing immediate aid as well as longer term solutions to the crisis
Dr Asha Mohammed, Secretary General of the Kenyan Red Cross, on why communities on the frontline of climate change must be heard
18 months into the ‘It starts with her’ programme, which received generous donations from the British public and UK government, women are getting heard.
The Met Office’s senior climate scientist Nikos Christidis explains the link between extreme weather events and climate change
A moving first-person account of how the Red Cross helped people before, during and after the Australian bush fires.
One Red Cross delegate on the aftermath of the explosion in Beirut
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