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International aid

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How we help overseas reflects what we do in Australia every day. We help people cope with disasters and crises, reunite families separated by war and conflict, promote better health and wellbeing, and protect people in war and conflict.

We're part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, with a local presence in almost every country on earth. We'd like you to be part of it too.

How you can help people survive in the toughest of times

Help us find solutions to common but devastating illnesses

Support those most affected in a crisis, no matter who they are or where they live

14 Oct 16 Time to rethink our approach to disasters
10 Aug 16 The stories aid workers don't tell their friends at the pub
27 May 16 The climate's right for wise investments in aid
24 May 16 Five ideas for more effective aid
6 May 16 Red Cross wins Pacific Humanitarian Challenge

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Our How Aid Works podcast offers rare and raw insights from aid workers

Our training courses will build your credentials and confidence

Volunteer with us in Australia or become a Red Cross member