accessibility & help

What we do

First aid

Head injury

Could you help in a crisis? Get first aid tips online or on your phone - or book a course.

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Wheelchairs and toilet aids

Woman in a wheelchair laughing with her grandaughter

We provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and toilet aids

how to borrow mobility aids >

Preparing for disasters

A sign warns drivers of a flooded street

Learn how to prepare your family for disasters, and see how we prepare communities overseas.

TIPS AND TOOLS >

Protecting people in armed conflict

British Red Cross delegate visiting war wounded people in Chad

We play an important role in times of war. Find out about the Geneva Conventions and the protective power of our logo.

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Emergency response

Emergency response volunteer put a woman on a stretcher

We respond to hundreds of disasters in the UK and overseas. And we stay long after the crisis is over.

How we help in emergencies >

Refugee support

Refugee services volunteer

We help refugees and asylum seekers access essential services and adapt to life in a new country.

How we help refugees >

Free teaching resources

Schoolchildren listening to first aid trainer

Searching for topical activities and resources to inspire young people?

Find them here >

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