Red Cross

From Manchester and Myanmar to Libya and London here we take a look back at 2017
I was constantly humbled by the strength of the human spirit and the generosity of the British public
In 2017 the world faced a series of humanitarian emergencies, not least here in the UK. The Manchester bombing and London
International Volunteers Day is here and it’s making me think about the way that volunteering can really foster a sense of
International Volunteers Day is here and it’s making me think about the way that volunteering can really foster a sense of
For me, loneliness was enough to make me quit my job and start No Isolation. I had no idea how big the issue really was, and I am still learning. If others are inspired to learn too, then perhaps we will find the answers we so desperately need.
“I’ve been in the fire service for over 30 years, and I’m horrified at what I’ve seen,” said Cal Fire public information officer Jerry Fernandez.
This marks one of the first children's hospital radio stations in Africa.
As the International Development Secretary Priti Patel visited Maiduguri last week, the Lake Chad crisis comes into public consciousness for a brief time. But we must all work to ensure that the momentum of public awareness and support is maintained, to make sure that voices of people like Abba and Hadiza are heard in this silent emergency.
We cannot forget about the refugee crisis, we cannot forget about the violence in war torn countries and we cannot forget about the deaths of children.