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Interviews

Paul Taylor: Entering the unknown (part 1)

What’s it like to be one of the first international responders at the scene of a natural disaster? We spoke to RE:ACT Operations Response Manager Paul Taylor, veteran of nine international disaster emergency responses, to find out.

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Alex Whitty 04th September 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins

Press Releases

RE:ACT helps tech donation scheme supporting isolated and disadvantaged in Nottingham

RE:ACT volunteers in Nottingham are helping a pioneering initiative set up by Business in the Community (BITC)’s National Business Response Network (NBRN), in partnership with Boots.

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Alex Whitty 27th August 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins

Interviews

General Sir Nick Parker: What the future holds for RE:ACT and the charity sector after Covid-19

The world has changed a great deal since the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic and RE:ACT has evolved a tremendous amount since launching its Covid response. So what does RE:ACT Chairman General Sir Nick Parker make of these changes, and what comes next?

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Angus Tookey 14th August 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins

Press Releases

RE:ACT joins with other charities to tackle food poverty

A team of RE:ACT volunteers has been running an emergency food distribution centre in Exeter with FareShare South West and British Red Cross.

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Alex Whitty 03rd August 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins

RE:flections

Op RE:ACT: Reigniting the passion for helping others

Veteran volunteer and employee of RE:ACT partner BlackRock, Andy Jack, explains how much it means to be able to make a direct contribution to fighting Covid-19.

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Andy Jack 28th July 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins

Interviews

Kate Holt: Humanitarian lessons from the front line

As we mark 100 days of our Covid-19 response, we sat down with trustee and renowned photojournalist Kate Holt, to talk about her work in the humanitarian sector and what the future brings for RE:ACT.

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Angus Tookey 08th July 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins

Press Releases

100 days supporting the fight against Covid-19

RE:ACT has reached 100 days of its response to Covid-19, “Op RE:ACT”, supporting vital frontline services and vulnerable communities throughout the UK.

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Alex Whitty 06th July 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins

RE:flections

Op RE:ACT: A surreal first deployment

As he comes to the end of a six-week tour of duty on Op RE:ACT, Gordon Mackenzie reflects on a unique and valuable first deployment with RE:ACT

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Gordon Mackenzie 07th May 2020 Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins

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