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British Red Cross leads the way in teaching first aid through voice recognition technology

12 Apr 2017

“Alexa, open first aid”: British Red Cross leads the way in teaching first aid through voice recognition technology

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Key dates to help you plan your lessons

We've prepared a handy list of awareness days and events taking place during the term/s ahead, plus accompanying teaching resource ideas from the British Red Cross, to help you plan your lessons.

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“Alexa, open first aid”: Red Cross launches first aid education skill for Amazon Alexa

12 Apr 2017

The British Red Cross has launched a new first aid education app to allow people to access spoken first aid advice in their home.

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Debt and darkness at the top of the stairs

In a dark room at the top of three flights of crumbling, water-logged stairs, Ameena sits with her two severely disabled sons.

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From bullets to the breadline

When stepping out of his front door meant facing a storm of gunfire, Marwan knew he had to leave.

Hundreds of families stuck in the mud

In northern Lebanon, a cluster of home-made tents in a muddy field is home for about 100 Syrian refugee families.

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When home means plastic sheets

“All the houses in our neighbourhood have been flattened now. Completely flattened.”

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Amanda Holden backs urgent call for life-saving skills in the classroom

10 Mar 2013

TV star and mum of two Amanda Holden is backing a Red Cross campaign to put first aid and humanitarian education on the school curriculum.

A woman out running assesses the situation of a fellow runner who has collapsed

British Red Cross launches campaign for runners to learn vital first aid skills

03 Aug 2016

The charity’s #UpYourGame campaign hopes to encourage runners, clubs and coaches to learn the essential skills needed to act in an emergency

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MPs to learn first aid with help of leading charity

18 Jul 2016

The British Red Cross will be in Parliament today to help MPs learn first aid skills

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