Red Cross Stories : Americas (Page 3)

Canadian Red Cross Stories

Americas

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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For one woman, the Canadian Red Cross changed everything

February 13, 2013 - For one Haitian woman, the Canadian Red Cross' impact on the ground changed everything in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake that devastated her country.
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The Canadian Red Cross continues to support earthquake survivors in Haiti three years after the earthquake

February 06, 2013 - Three years after the earthquake in Haiti, the Canadian Red Cross is still hard at work in the region, offering a variety of services that support long-term recovery.
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How does the Canadian Red Cross observe International Development Week?

February 05, 2013 - In countries like Bolivia, Honduras and Nicaragua, the projects undertaken by the Canadian Red Cross have affected the lives of many people and have provided much-needed resources to communities. 
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Lend your support for the Canadian Red Cross' Hurricane Sandy relief efforts today

November 23, 2012 - More than 10,000 people affected by Hurricane Sandy are living in shelters across the U.S., and one resident of Salisbury, New Brunswick, is determined to help.
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Canadian Red Cross provides essential support for areas affected by Hurricane Sandy

November 20, 2012 - The devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy has taken a tremendous toll in parts of North America and the Caribbean.
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Maternal health programs in Africa and Latin America improve the lives of women in need

November 19, 2012 - Did you know that each day, approximately 800 women die from complications related to childbirth?
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Canadian Red Cross volunteer inspired to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy

November 14, 2012 - More than 15,000 volunteers responded to the Hurricane Sandy relief effort, over 60 were with the Canadian Red Cross.
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Red Cross continues life-saving work in Haiti with health programs

October 15, 2012 - Since the devastating earthquake that shattered Haiti in 2010, the Canadian Red Cross has provided life-saving world health aid.
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Red Cross meets challenges facing mothers and children in Nicaragua

October 03, 2012 - Did you know that more than 530,000 women across the world die each year as a result of pregnancy and childbirth complications?
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