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For people affected by the NSW Bega/Tarthra bushfire and VIC Southwest fires. Register to let family and friends know you're OK. Find people who have registered.

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Disaster Relief and Recovery

By donating to Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery you are providing valuable support for our disaster response teams in Australia and overseas to help as needed.


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Help asylum seekers in crisis

Want people to live safely and with dignity? Your donation can help with food and essentials

Why you should prepare your mind for an emergency

How you react to stress during and after an emergency can have a huge impact on how you cope and subsequently recover.

Get Prepared on your phone

Get Prepared is a free app to help make you and your loved ones safer.

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Syria: Is there still hope?

It’s been seven years since Syria’s conflict began – is there still hope?

Support in North QLD floods

They’re a tough lot, North Queenslanders,” Red Cross volunteer Karen says at the end of...

Seven years is too long in Syria - Opinion

There are 400,000 people trapped in Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of the Damascus...

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