Three year old Lama warms her fingers with a cup of tea. Her family fled their home in Syria but were stranded at the border in Greece for several weeks.

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We rely on your support to help people cope with a crisis in the UK and overseas.

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 Three year old Lama warms her fingers with a cup of tea. Her family fled their home in Syria but were stranded at the border in Greece for several weeks.

Why we need your help

In a crisis, the red cross is a sign of hope. Whether someone is struggling to cope at home after a hospital stay, a family has been torn apart by conflict or a community has been struck by a natural disaster, we are there.

And that’s all thanks to you. We rely on your support to help people cope with a crisis in the UK and overseas.

Make a donation today and you will bring comfort to someone when they need it most. You will help families survive when disaster strikes. Your generosity will give more people clean water, food, medicine and shelter.

There is someone who needs you today. Your donation can change their life.

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I used to feel lonely… I could spend hours alone. Now I feel much better in myself.

Tydfil

Received support from our volunteer, Janet

How the Red Cross is helping

We refuse to ignore people in crisis. We help people cope with disasters, conflicts and personal crises in the UK and overseas.

Thanks to your support, every year:

150,000

people are trained in life-saving first aid skills

15,000

people can be helped to cope after UK emergencies

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