United Kingdom

14 February 2014

Volunteers and staff respond to unprecedented storms

As storms and widespread flooding continue to spell misery for thousands across the UK, the British Red Cross is on the front-line helping people in the worst affected areas.
Putting first aid skills into the  hands of thousands
17 October 2013

Putting first aid skills into the hands of thousands

The British Red Cross is using smartphone technology to put first aid skills into the hands of thousands of people.
British Red Cross gears up to provide first aid support
27 July 2012

British Red Cross gears up to provide first aid support

As an additional two million people descend upon London for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the British Red Cross is prepared. In addition to its everyday humanitarian mission to help vulnerable people receive the help they need, British Red Cross volunteers and staff will work with emergency services staff to provide first aid at many events and at transportation hubs near the Olympic venues...
25 August 2010

Land Rover supports multi-country initiative

Land Rover and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have launched a new multi-country initiative, under the theme ‘Reaching Vulnerable People Around the World’ to help vulnerable people over the next three years.
British Red Cross wins prestigious Charity Award
9 July 2008

British Red Cross wins prestigious Charity Award

The British Red Cross has won a UK Charity Award for education and training for its first aid campaign "Life.
Great Britain: Balancing Humanitarian Action and Media Relations
21 December 2007

Great Britain: balancing humanitarian action and media relations

With nearly 100 media and humanitarian sector professionals gathered at the London headquarters of the Foreign Press Association, the British Red Cross opened its second annual Dispatches from Disasters symposium with the promise of inspiring passionate d
Tsunami survivors capture images of their own recovery
14 December 2007

Tsunami survivors capture images of their own recovery

As the third anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami approaches, the British Red Cross has opened an innovative photographic exhibition that displays images taken by tsunami survivors in Indonesia, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
23 July 2007

Britain: community-based Red Cross volunteers bring essential relief to flood victims

British Red Cross volunteers and staff have been providing – and continue to deliver - essential assistance to victims of torrential rain which has hit parts of central and western England and Wales over the past three days, flooding homes and disrupting
The Times launches Christmas appeal
8 December 2006

The Times launches Christmas appeal

The Times newspaper has launched its Christmas appeal for 2006, which aims to raise up to £400,000 (approximately 940,000 CHF) for the British Red Cross.
11 July 2003

Mandela highlights Red Cross role in “world war” against AIDS

The former South Africa president, Nelson Mandela, has highlighted the role of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in combating the “terrible and threatening scourge” of HIV/AIDS.
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