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Manchester City Council and British Red Cross launch We Love Manchester Emergency Fund

23 May 2017

Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross have launched an appeal for people affected by the devastating attack in Manchester

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British Red Cross leads the way in teaching first aid through voice recognition technology

12 Apr 2017

“Alexa, open first aid”: British Red Cross leads the way in teaching first aid through voice recognition technology

Two asylum seekers get advice and support from two British Red Cross staff at the drop-in centre in Liverpool

Everton in the Community and British Red Cross help asylum seekers in Liverpool

05 Apr 2017

Everton in the Community is supporting British Red Cross to extend services to asylum seekers in north Liverpool.

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British Red Cross launches food crisis appeal

03 Mar 2017

The British Red Cross today launched its East Africa Food Crisis Appeal to help some of the almost twenty million people across the region currently facing severe hunger

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Red Cross report reveals the life in limbo of refused asylum seekers who cannot return

03 Mar 2017

People refused asylum in the UK, but are unable to return home should be allowed temporary leave to remain if they meet Home Office requirements says the British Red Cross

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Young refugees and asylum seekers write heartfelt letter about need for safe routes to protection

23 Feb 2017

A group of young refugees and asylum seekers who arrived in the UK on their own write a letter appealing for safer routes for children

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Aviva celebrates its first year in partnership with the British Red Cross

17 Feb 2017

The charity partnership, launched in February last year, celebrates its first twelve months of helping communities prepare for and respond to disasters in the UK and overseas.

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Asylum destitution on the rise - British Red Cross

03 Feb 2017

Thousands of refugees and asylum seekers are being left destitute in Britain, according to British Red Cross figures

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British Red Cross volunteers on standby to respond to floods across the east coast

13 Jan 2017

British Red Cross staff and volunteers across the east coast of England are preparing to respond to a storm surge

British Red Cross helps bridge the gap between hospital and home

09 Jan 2017

The British Red Cross in Plymouth has boosted its usual Support at Home service to help alleviate pressures



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