The partition of British India in 1947 triggered one of the largest population movements in history. This is how we responded.
Blacmange, cream cakes, peaches and tea? We gave evacuated children from home and abroad, the warmest of welcomes in 1944.
These letters from our archive show the challenges of nursing during difficult times, as well as some of the lighter moments.
Curie achieved so much in her lifetime, from transforming the face of medicine to service on a WWII battlefield as a Red Cross nurse.
John Cole was one of hundreds of British Red Cross volunteers who helped the local community in Aberfan. Now, his daughter Anna shares his story.
What exactly are the Geneva Conventions, and what do they have to do with the Red Cross? Our museum curator, Mehzebin Adam, explains all.
We look back at the life of a dedicated humanitarian
We remember brave nurse Edith Cavell who was killed in 1915. Her crime? Moving Allied forces to safety.
A doctor who overcame prejudice to help others during the First World War finally won recognition a hundred years later.
Peggy Arnold was a WW1 nurse serving on the frontline. Here we celebrate her bravery, and the bravery of volunteers like her.
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