After fleeing Uganda and Zimbabwe in 1972, two refugees arrived in the UK and met at school.
For Refugee Week, they talk about finding new homes in London - and finding a life-long friend in each other.

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Henry Wuga was just 15 when he left Germany for the UK prior to the Second World War. For Refugee Week, he tells us how he started a new life in Glasgow as a Jewish refugee.

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The British Red Cross has joined forces with the K&C Foundation and the The London Community Foundation to provide financial support to those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.
The British Red Cross has joined forces with the KC Foundation and

Major funds join forces to provide financial support to Grenfell Tower victims

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Kathleen Astbury
Karen Staltmeier
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06/22/2017 at 16:42. Facebook
“I came to this country and it helped me. In future, I will help them.”
Four refugees talk about their new lives in Bristol for Refugee Week.

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06/22/2017 at 12:13. Facebook
We're proud of all Red Cross volunteers who helped those in need after the Grenfell Tower fire.
Were proud of all Red Cross volunteers who helped those in need

Three Volunteers Explain Why They're Helping Victims Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

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Rooswanita Verheijen
Jonathan Mangete
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06/21/2017 at 12:29. Facebook
Produced in time for Refugee Week, this series of videos give a voice to refugees, their family members, their old school friends, and those they live alongside.

In this touching video, Everton in the Community coach Lee Johnson speaks to three young refugees about how the football sessions were helping them settle in the UK.

Jacob a 21-year-old former professional footballer from Kenya,...
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06/21/2017 at 09:31. Facebook
When you’ve taken a perilous journey across land and sea to flee war, persecution or poverty, it can be hard to find the words to articulate that experience. But art can help.

Preview the exhibition everyone is talking about this #RefugeeWeek.
When youve taken a perilous journey across land and sea to flee

All I left behind. All I will discover – British Red Cross – Medium

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06/20/2017 at 16:18. Facebook
When a disaster such as Grenfell Tower strikes, how does the response work?
When a disaster such as Grenfell Tower strikes how does the response work

This is how the British Red Cross responds to emergencies like Grenfell | Mike Adamson

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Emily-Jane Hall
Lori Thompson
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06/19/2017 at 17:32. Facebook
We've stepped up our role at a community assistance centre, providing services and support around the clock – 24 hours a day.
Weve stepped up our role at a community assistance centre providing services

Grenfell Tower Fire: Red Cross response

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Britta Srivas
Sandra Parsons
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06/19/2017 at 15:28. Facebook
Here's the latest update on how you can help the people affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower.
Heres the latest update on how you can help the people affected

Grenfell Tower fire: How you can help

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06/19/2017 at 12:59. Facebook
Red Cross volunteers have been providing practical and emotional support to family and friends of those affected by the Finsbury Park attack.

The UK Solidarity Fund, which we launched earlier this month for victims of terror attacks in the UK, will support those affected by this horrific incident.
Red Cross volunteers have been providing practical and emotional support to family

British Red Cross supports families after London Mosque attack

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Timmy Sheridan
Summer Brownfield
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06/18/2017 at 18:55. Facebook
If you’ve been affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, social workers, housing officials and volunteer teams are based at the Westway centre to help.

For assistance, you can also call 0800 458 9472 for help.
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Katrina Hedges
Halima Begum
Andy Turner
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06/18/2017 at 18:54. Facebook
Since the early hours of Wednesday morning, we have been at Grenfell Tower providing practical and emotional support. Today we are stepping up our role.

The new joint London team now running the response operation has asked us to provide more support on the ground. We will be helping to coordinate the community assistance centre at Westway sports and fitness centre, distributing donations &...
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Since the early hours of Wednesday morning we have been at Grenfell

What to do if you've been affected by Grenfell Tower fire

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Halima Begum
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06/18/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
As Zoe celebrates Father’s Day with her dad, she would encourage more people to learn first aid.
As Zoe celebrates Fathers Day with her dad she would encourage more

Father’s Day gift: ‘How I helped my dad during a heart attack’

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Claire Dee
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06/17/2017 at 21:58. Facebook
Do you need help due to the Grenfell Tower fire?
Do you need help due to the Grenfell Tower fire
Luis Manuel Cunha Silva
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British Red Cross
06/17/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
It is important that people get the support they need after traumatic events like the Grenfell Tower fire.
It is important that people get the support they need after traumatic

Grenfell Tower fire: support in times of trauma

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Louise McGovern
Graham Z Limb
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06/17/2017 at 09:12. Facebook
Vicky is just one of the many Red Cross volunteers providing practical and emotional support to those affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire.
Vicky is just one of the many Red Cross volunteers providing practical

Volunteer at Grenfell Tower fire rescue on how to help

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We’re proud of all of the Red Cross volunteers who have been helping people affected by the #GrenfellTower fire.
Were proud of all of the Red Cross volunteers who have been

Community comes together after Grenfell Tower tragedy

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Diane Brown
Kathleen Dixon Donnelly
People affected by the Grenfell Tower fire need your help NOW.
People affected by the Grenfell Tower fire need your help NOW

Donate to the London Fire Relief Fund

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Lorri Boxall
Linda Thornhill
Maggie Edmondson
Many people have lost everything in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Help those who been left injured, bereaved, or homeless by this tragedy.
Many people have lost everything in the Grenfell Tower fire

Donate now to our London Fire Relief Fund

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Corryne Ettles
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