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For over 150 years, the British Red Cross has helped people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. Press inquiries: press@redcross.org.uk
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IFRC Europe 10h
Twenty-two years ago Austrian Red Cross paramedic Thomas helped a mother who was about to give birth to twins. One of the twins, Barbara, is now training to become a Red Cross paramedic. Guess who she bumped into at her final exam?
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1 in 5 people in the UK say they often or always feel lonely. Our resources, developed in partnership with , have been designed to help build confidence, coping skills, and connections:
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British Red Cross Policy 15h
📻The UK can and should be a leader in bringing countries together to create responses to a global problem. spoke on about the tragic news of at least four people crossing the channel yesterday.
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British Red Cross Policy Oct 27
Tragic news that at least four people - including children - have died crossing the channel today. Our hearts and thoughts are with all those impacted.
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British Red Cross Oct 27
As some of you guessed correctly, we used to be called the British National Society for Aid to the Sick and Wounded in War. 👏
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British Red Cross Oct 27
We work in 100 hospitals across the UK supporting people home from hospital. Getting discharge right is key to recovery. Take a look at & new report exploring people's experiences of hospital discharge during Covid-19:
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British Red Cross Oct 27
❓Ready for a quiz? ❓ What was our original name, before we changed to the British Red Cross in 1905? Comment with the answer below 👇
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British Red Cross Oct 26
Lots of people may experience loneliness, particularly during these uncertain times. Listen to Dr. Sarah Davidson provide some advice on how to cope. 🎥
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British Red Cross Oct 26
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we work, and left many people feeling heightened anxiety and stress. Our latest blog identifies top tips to help managers support their remote teams. Read here 👉
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British Red Cross Oct 25
Refugees:Forced to Flee, is a new exhibition at the , exploring the stories of refugees and a century of displacement. Our curator, @MehzebinAdam, talks us through the exhibition, and the objects we have loaned from our collection. 📸
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British Red Cross Oct 25
Today's reminder, it's important to look after your mental health ❤️
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British Red Cross Oct 24
Replying to @holliday_viv
Hi there, as part of our Covid-19 response, we have distributed over 88,000 food parcels this year.
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British Red Cross Oct 24
The answer is...20 million! Most food parcels contained groceries like beef, tea, biscuits, and cigarettes but some also had games to alleviate boredom. 🎲
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British Red Cross Oct 24
There are many reasons why young people may experience loneliness, and the coronavirus pandemic is no exception. We've developed resources in partnership with the to help you and others cope with feelings of loneliness 👉
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British Red Cross Oct 24
Quiz time! How many food parcels did we distribute during WWI?🤔
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British Red Cross Oct 23
If you're worried about feeding yourself or your children this half term, call our coronavirus support line. Our friendly volunteers can talk to you about your situation and link you up with food banks and food charities in your area.
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British Red Cross Oct 23
Today marks one year since 39 people tragically lost their lives in the back of a lorry found in Grays, Essex. It's a devastating reminder of the risks people take in search of a better life, and the awful effects of lacking safe and legal routes. They remain in our thoughts.💛
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Essex Police Oct 23
Today we remember the 39 people who lost their lives on our shores in one year ago today. May they rest in peace.
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British Red Cross Oct 23
The message may be over 100 years old, but it's still so important today. 📷
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One World Media Oct 22
"We shouldn't just show the victim side of the story. But also portray the skills, the achievements and successes. We need to show the full story." Some powerful & important discussion points shared on the importance of the media's portrayal of the refugee crisis.
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