In Bangladesh refugee camps, there is a scramble underway to prevent a catastrophe and mass deaths.
Some have been homeless for years. Others have just run out of luck and have nowhere else to sleep.
ICRC Regional Director for the Near and Middle East, Robert Mardini's address to the 2018 Yemen High-Level on behalf of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.
When the unexpected happens, having a plan in place for your furry friend is just as important.
New data released by Red Cross and general insurer IAG has revealed that the safety and wellbeing of loved ones is the number one priority for Australians in an emergency
With 75% of parents admitting they are not confident they have the CPR skills to save a life, education and CPR training is vital.
Australian Red Cross has welcomed first steps toward a new national framework to reduce the impact of disasters
One year after Cyclone Debbie triggered flash flooding, women in the village of Condong reflect on how life has changed.
Inside the Bega Evacuation centre a community’s beating heart is on public display.
We’re offering psychological first aid and helping reconnect families in Bega and South-West Victoria.
It’s been seven years since Syria’s conflict began – is there still hope?
On International Women's Day we want you to meet 10 great women we know.
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake has devastated Papua New Guinea, with parts of the country now in a state of emergency.
There are 400,000 people trapped in Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of the Damascus. Another day in the seven-year-Syrian war. Another tragic siege.
They’re a tough lot, North Queenslanders,” Red Cross volunteer Karen says at the end of a couple of days making calls to people caught up in recent flooding.
A new paper highlights the important role in public grieving played by temporary memorials – the sea of flowers and other items that springs up temporarily at times of collective trauma.
It’s a journey that left both Paula and her Red Cross mentor Jen in tears of joy in the Roads Department office the day she passed her licence test.
Red Cross will provide more support to victims of forced marriage following an announcement by the Federal Government.
Taikivu’s roof was ripped off in the cyclone, but his family has a dry place to sleep tonight
How you react to stress during and after an emergency can have a huge impact on how you cope and subsequently recover.
An emergency food drop by helicopter.
Offering support to community evacuated from Daly River, NT.
A new program in Queensland is welcoming newcomers and helping women connect to their community.
What would Red Cross look like if its staff, volunteers and clients were all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?
Footballers trained in suicide awareness, men camping in cars to tackle violence and Indigenous aged care residents re-energised to be back on country.
Reconciliation begins with learning the truth about who we are. This week, Red Cross asks all Australians to be part of the next big steps in our nation's reconciliation journey.
Telecross REDi has been activated in SA ahead of heatwave conditions this long weekend.
Red Cross Red Crescent is outraged by the horrific attack on a SARC warehouse and an aid convoy in rural Aleppo.
IKEA is supporting Australian Red Cross’ migrant support programs to inspire kids and give them hope for their future.
Australian Red Cross has confirmed that funds from its Ebola appeal were highly unlikely to have been illegally taken – following the fraud uncovered by the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC).
Thousands of civilians are in grave danger in the final moments of the battle in eastern Aleppo.
It's been half a year since Cyclone Debbie crossed the north Queensland coast, and many people in the cyclone's path still carry the emotional scars.
Floods, winds and bushfires – we’ve just been hit by all of them. It’s time to prepare for whatever comes next.
Red Cross and Red Crescent have finally been granted permission to enter and deliver aid to the besieged community of Madaya.
The 21st session of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies General Assembly wrapped up this week in Antalya, Turkey.
Five Australian Red Cross nurses have been honoured with the Florence Nightingale Award today for their “exceptional courage and devotion to the victims of armed conflict or natural disaster.”
We honour our colleagues’ lives and we mourn the too-high price they paid in carrying out their work.
ALDI has generously committed significant funding to help us extend our vital FoodREDi program in local communities.
When a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck on the border of Iraq and Iran, Red Crescent volunteers responded immediately.
It's terrifying enough living through a natural disaster, but what if it's all new to you, and you have no idea how to get the information you need?
Across the farthest parts of our sunburnt country, Australian Red Cross is teaching children what they need to do in an emergency, and they’re learning fast.
Red Cross welcomes the findings of the Royal Commission into Child Protection and Detention in the Northern Territory, and calls for immediate action to keep vulnerable children out of prison.
Ahead of the summer bushfire and cyclone season, Red Cross is reminding Australians that preparing for an emergency can be simple.
Before you hit the road, take the time to prepare. Emergencies can happen everywhere.
Dedicated to everyone, everywhere, who helped make the world a kinder and more caring place in 2017.
Red Cross teams are on hand as much of the country swelters under extreme heat.
Over 30,000 Australians suffer cardiac arrests every year. To help survival rates Red Cross is encouraging NSW Clubs to apply for the NSW Office of Sport AED grant.
Ross Pinney and Lyndal Herbert were elected by the Council of the Australian Red Cross Society at the annual general meeting.
Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the NSW regional towns of Wagga Wagga and Nowra will be helped to get their P1 licence thanks to a partnership between Australian Red Cross and the NRMA.
Australian Red Cross will host a mock disaster exercise in Darwin on Saturday to prepare emergency service volunteers for the coming wet season.
By Australian Red Cross and Melanie Leach, of Merimbula News Weekly
Businesses seeking better returns should invest in their employees' mental health, according to Red Cross.
Land Rover Australia has donated one of the first all-new Discovery vehicles to land in the country to Australian Red Cross.
Emergencies happen. Do something simple to make you safer.
A new report finds disasters are costing us more every year. The $18.2 billion price tag is truly staggering but what of the human cost?
Thousands are dead and millions are affected in the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades. Red Cross and Red Crescent are on the ground helping those in need.
One year on, we remember the tragedy on Bourke Street and the kindness which followed.
Providers in the Byron and Tweed shires to workshop emergency plans with Australian Red Cross.
If you’re around Flinders Street, look out for a Red Cross volunteer.
As communities in WA and SA coped with two fires and a cyclone, Red Cross was there to help register people and distribute relief supplies, from clothing to a comforting teddy bear.
Community members gathered for a unique event to consider heatwaves and their impact.
Emergency responder Australian Red Cross and general insurer IAG are working together to prepare three millions Australians for an emergency by 2020.
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