Red Cross Stories : Americas (Page 2)

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Mexican Red Cross begins damage assessment following Hurricane Patricia

October 26, 2015 - Minor damage reported as Hurricane Patricia downgraded to a tropical depression. Mexico Red Cross gathering assessments of damage and needs. 
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Hurricane Patricia: Red Cross remains ready to respond

October 24, 2015 - On October 23, Mexico braced for the impact of Hurricane Patricia.  Reaching unprecedented winds as high as 320 kilometers per hour, Patricia became the most powerful hurricane measured in the Western Hemisphere.
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Improving access to healthcare in vulnerable communities in Haiti

January 29, 2015 - Five years after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the Canadian Red Cross continues to improve access to health services for vulnerable communities in Haiti. 
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Haiti: Five Years On

January 08, 2015 -

Five years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, the Canadian Red Cross continues to help earthquake survivors recover from this disaster, rebuild communities and restore hope. 


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Enhancing community resilience to disaster risk in the Caribbean region

October 17, 2014 - The Canadian Red Cross, with support from the Government of Canada, has completed a three-year project in three countries in the Caribbean to help reduce the impact emergencies on communities. 
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Canadian aid workers deploy to Chile to support psychosocial needs after major earthquake

May 26, 2014 - Following the 8.2 magnitude earthquake in Chile on April 1, 2014, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies mobilized its Regional Response Unit (RRU) for the first time.  Bringing together expertise from Red Cross National Societies, including the Canadian Red Cross, the unit provided support for the emotional and psychological needs of those affected and helps build the capacity of Chilean Red Cross volunteers so they can continue to provide psychosocial support to communities in the future.
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Contacting family members in Haiti through the Canadian Red Cross

May 15, 2013 - Working with the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the Canadian Red Cross has been able to coordinate activities intended to re-establish connections between Haitians and their relatives living in Canada.
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Canadian Red Cross worker makes impact on the ground

April 03, 2013 - Mathieu has witnessed firsthand the kind of work that the Canadian Red Cross has done to improve the lives of those in need.
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How are men involved in Mother, Newborn and Child Health?

March 08, 2013 - Yet while Mother, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) projects like REDES, which is available in Honduras, are focused on addressing the needs of women, infants and children, men play an integral role in their maintenance.
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Why does violence escalate after disasters?

February 28, 2013 - When disasters occur, it can impact more than just the landscape of a community - it can affect the safety of men, women and children living in the area.
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