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Emergencies and Disasters Worldwide

Canada helps strengthen humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan

March 18, 2013 -

Canada’s development efforts in Afghanistan are focused on meeting basic needs in health and education, delivering humanitarian assistance and increasing the resilience of the Afghan people, especially women and children.


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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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Red Cross concerned as humanitarian needs escalate in the Philippines

December 11, 2012 -

The Red Cross is raising the alarm as the need for humanitarian relief in the Philippines is growing more acute following Typhoon Bopha.


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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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Canadian Red Cross thanks Government of Canada for West Africa food crisis donation matching program

August 09, 2012 -

The Canadian Red Cross is thanking the Government of Canada for its decision to match donations made to charitable organizations in support of relief efforts in the Sahel region of West Africa.


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One year on: Canadian donations continue to help drought-affected communities in the Horn of Africa

July 25, 2012 -

One year after a devastating drought was declared in the Horn of Africa, the Canadian Red Cross continues to help communities across the region recover and rebuild.


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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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