Learn how Red Cross is responding to disasters and working with communities as they recover.
Living through the Black Saturday bushfires at Kinglake in 2009 taught Anne Leadbeater what it takes to recover from a disaster. Now she offers some timely advice.
24 January update: What Red Cross is doing to support communities affected by this summer's bushfires and how your donations are helping.
Our plan to help people and communities recover well.
After Matt lost his home to bushfires on New Year’s Eve, Red Cross was there to help.
A message from Red Cross CEO Judy Slatyer.
Learn what Red Cross is doing to support communities affected by this summer's bushfires and how your donations are helping.
“We saw what was happening on the news and just wanted to help in some way,” said 14-year-old Clara.
The whole range of human emotion is on show, right now, sometimes all at once. The very nature of emergency or disaster both takes away some of the boundaries, and sharpens the focus.
One family’s story on surviving the catastrophic Mallacoota fires and how Red Cross was there to help.
Cut off from the world by fires, the only way out was by ship. Red Cross was there at every step.
People, your generosity and enthusiasm to help has floored us as Australia copes with one of the worst bushfire seasons on record.
NSW & ACT Director Poppy Brown recently visited bushfire affected communities in NSW. Here she talks about why that gives her hope.
As bushfires rage through the hills of Kempsey, Red Cross volunteers create a warm and welcoming place for people whose lives have been disrupted.
Recovery begins after Cyclone Trevor.
Townsville flooded after more than a metre of rain fell in nine days. Red Cross has been managing large volumes of people in temporary evacuation centres. Susan Cullinan shares her experience from one of them.
Andrew Coghlan, National Manager of our Emergency Services Program, reflects on the tragic 2009 Victorian Bushfires.
A decade on from one of Australia’s worst-ever natural disasters, our thoughts are with those who lost their lives, those who survived, those left behind, and those still struggling to recover.
As Deepwater residents flee the devastating bushfires, one little evacuee is bringing a smile to their faces.
From people who have survived fires and floods to the volunteers who help them to cope and put their lives back together, those who've been there share what they learned.
The country has been deeply affected by the rape and murder of young comedian Eurydice Dixon. Our National Resilience Advisor John Richardson shares his raw personal experience of the public grief.
As Margaret River grieves for the loss of a family, here are some tips for taking care of yourself and your children.
Some have been homeless for years. Others have just run out of luck and have nowhere else to sleep.
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.
”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.
Offering support to community evacuated from Daly River, NT.
An emergency food drop by helicopter.
Floods, winds and bushfires – we’ve just been hit by all of them. It’s time to prepare for whatever comes next.
Telecross REDi has been activated in SA ahead of heatwave conditions this long weekend.
One year on, we remember the tragedy on Bourke Street and the kindness which followed.
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.
Red Cross teams are on hand as much of the country swelters under extreme heat.
If you’re around Flinders Street, look out for a Red Cross volunteer.
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.
A collaboration between Red Cross, Triple J, Smiling Mind and other recovery experts to develop a podcast of new music and advice to help people who have experienced trauma.