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British Red Cross Statement

23 Feb 2018

This statement by the British Red Cross is in response to allegations of sexual misconduct in the aid sector.

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Red Cross responds to request for information from DFID

27 Feb 2018

In response to a request from the Secretary of State for International Development, the Red Cross has submitted a document showing how we ensure our safeguarding policies are being implemented effectively.

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British Red Cross provides support after Manchester bombing

23 May 2017

British Red Cross volunteers and staff are providing practical and emotional support to people affected by last night’s attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

A group of men and boys, one wearing a Red Cross jacket, stand near the back of a water tanker with a row of filled water containers on the ground

Essential water supplied to Damascus amid severe shortage

17 Jan 2017

After two main water supply lines were cut, millions of people in Damascus, Syria are facing acute water shortages. The Red Cross and Red Crescent are providing water across the city.

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Red Cross launches East Africa Crisis Appeal

09 Mar 2017

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal as millions of people across East Africa face critical food shortages.

Grenfell victims to receive further £5.5 million funding

22 Sep 2017

A further £5.5 million of funds raised from public donations are to be distributed to survivors of the Grenfell Tower Disaster.

A mother, who has just arrived at an informal camp near Maiduguri after fleeing her home, feeds her child.

Emergency appeal launched for Lake Chad crisis

31 Oct 2016

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal to help people affected by a dire humanitarian crisis in Africa's Lake Chad region.

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HRH Prince Charles visits British Red Cross

10 May 2016

HRH Prince Charles meets refugees and volunteers at British Red Cross service centre in Islington.

An image from the Netherlands Red Cross shows some of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.

Red Cross launches Hurricane Irma Appeal

07 Sep 2017

The British Red Cross has launched an appeal for those affected by Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean.

Carol Looby with service user Angela Softly

Budget 2017: still not enough funding for social care, but government Green Paper is coming

22 Nov 2017

British Red Cross is disappointed that today’s budget has not addressed the funding shortfall for adult social care in England.

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