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Banks accepting donations for Red Cross Ecuador Earthquake Appeal

April 21, 2016 - Ottawa, April 21, 2016  - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that 10 banks in Canada will be accepting cash donations from the public in support of Red Cross efforts to assist individuals and communities affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the coast of Ecuador, on April 16. 
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Red Cross Responds to Earthquake in Ecuador

April 17, 2016 - The Red Cross is providing emergency assistance following a magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck in the province of Esmeraldas, on the coast of Ecuador, causing widespread damage. Canadians are encouraged to help support emergency response efforts by making a donation to the Canadian Red Cross.
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Three years on from the devastating earthquake, the Canadian Red Cross continues to support communities in Haiti

January 10, 2013 -

Three years after a massive earthquake devastated Haiti, the Red Cross continues to help earthquake survivors rebuild and recover. Today, efforts have shifted from immediate life-saving assistance to long-term recovery to ensure communities can build a stronger and healthier future.


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Banks across Canada accepting donations for Red Cross response to Hurricane Sandy

November 07, 2012 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that seven banks across Canada are accepting cash donations in support of the Red Cross response to Hurricane Sandy in the Caribbean and the United States.
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Canadian Red Cross raising funds to support Hurricane Sandy response

October 31, 2012 - The Canadian Red Cross is asking for donations to support relief operations for communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy across the Caribbean and in the United States.
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Canadian volunteers deploy to New York to assist Red Cross response

October 30, 2012 -

The Canadian Red Cross is deploying 10 volunteers to support shelter operations in New York following Hurricane Sandy, a powerful storm that has affected millions of lives with strong winds, heavy rain, flooding and coastal surges.


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Canadian Red Cross completes shelter program in Haiti

October 04, 2012 -

The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce the completion of its shelter program in Haiti, providing over 7,500 families in Jacmel and Leogane with earthquake and hurricane resistant homes.


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Red Cross urges readiness for cholera threat in Haiti

June 19, 2012 -

An advocacy report launched today by the International Red Cross Movement in Haiti is urging humanitarian actors to prepare for a major cholera outbreak in the country.


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Two years on: Canadian donations continue to help communities in Haiti

January 11, 2012 -

Two years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, the Canadian Red Cross continues to help earthquake survivors rebuild and recover.


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