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Syria: Red Cross Red Crescent Movement deplores killing of aid worker

July 10, 2012 -

A Syrian Arab Red Crescent staff member, Khaled Khaffaji, was shot last night in Deir Ezzor, eastern Syria, and died today.


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Red Cross urges parents to watch children closely around water

June 28, 2012 -

A child can disappear from sight within minutes and it takes less than three centimetres of water for a baby to drown.


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Canadian Red Cross recognized as one of the top 100 charities in Canada

June 26, 2012 -

MoneySense, a personal finance magazine, has published its review of Canada’s top 100 charities and the Canadian Red Cross is proud to be among it top ranked charities in the country.


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Syria: ICRC-SARC condemn strongly the killing of a volunteer

June 25, 2012 -

A volunteer for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, Bashar al-Youssef, was shot and killed Friday in Deir Ezzor, in eastern Syria.


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Canadians recognized for their contribution to the Red Cross

June 25, 2012 -

The Canadian Red Cross today honours people whose work contributes to humanitarian efforts in Canada and around the world.


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Canadian Red Cross appoints eight new board members

June 25, 2012 -

The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce the appointment of eight new board members to the Board of Directors.


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Yemen: ICRC staff member killed in Abyan

June 20, 2012 -

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is deeply shocked and dismayed by the death of one of its staff members, Hussein Saleh, who was killed yesterday morning while on duty in the north of Abyan governorate, Yemen.


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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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Red Cross congratulates participants of World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

June 14, 2012 -

The Canadian Red Cross congratulates participants from all across Canada who took part in attempting to set a new Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson.


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Beat the heat and stay safe

June 11, 2012 -

As the temperature is expected to soar in the Ottawa region today, the Red Cross reminds Canadians to stay cool, healthy and safe.


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