Doctors and nurses at an Indian Red Cross Society hospital rush a patient on a stretcher to the Critical Care Unit.

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Doctors and nurses at an Indian Red Cross Society hospital rush a patient on a stretcher to the Critical Care Unit.

June 2021

Don’t feel that your gift is too small to help. It isn’t.

Right now, a terrifying second wave of Covid-19 is devastating communities around the world, including India, Nepal, and countries across South Asia.

As a result, people are falling into extremely vulnerable situations. Many hospitals are full, people are struggling to access medical care, food and water, as well as masks and hand sanitiser to help protect themselves against the virus.

From providing oxygen, ambulance services, first aid and PPE in India to supporting the vaccination rollout in Bangladesh, Red Cross teams are providing critical help to those who need it most.

We cannot leave anyone behind in our response to this deadly pandemic. Please, if you can, donate to our Global Coronavirus Appeal right now. Your donation will reach someone who urgently needs it, no matter where they are in the world.

 

Global Coronavirus appeal: key facts

  • Over 120 million global Covid-19 cases have now been confirmed. Tragically, almost 2.7 million people have died from the virus
  • By the start of 2021, over 5.5 million cases had been reported in 12 countries across the Middle East and North Africa
  • Some 150 million people are expected to slip into extreme poverty this year due to the pandemic
  • 270 million are likely to be pushed to the brink of starvation

Thanks to the kindness of people like you, we've helped:

79.5 million

people with food and other critical relief items in 123 countries

106.2 million

people with water and sanitation support in 116 countries

99,300

hard to reach people get vaccinated in 14 countries so far

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