Red Cross Stories : Asia (Page 2)

Canadian Red Cross Stories

Asia

Hope and home restored

November 18, 2014 - When Typhoon Haiyan made landfall on November 8, 2013, Manuel Beron’s house was among the one million homes damaged or destroyed by the strong winds. 

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A new livelihood

November 18, 2014 - Maria Redubla Liporada is just thankful she survived. Her community in the Philippines was hit hard by Typhoon Haiyan.
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Ready to respond

November 18, 2014 - Aid worker Sebastien Jouffroy was sent to help run the Canadian Red Cross field hospital after Typhoon Haiyan hit. Inside the white tents, Red Cross staff provided life-saving treatment to patients.
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Voice from the field: Delivering Maternal, Newborn & Child Health education in Pakistan

May 09, 2014 - Every day, thousands of women celebrate one of life’s most amazing experiences — becoming a mother. Comprehensive Maternal, Newborn and Child Health programs are giving mothers in Pakistan the chance to celebrate that experience.
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Typhoon Haiyan: Six months on

May 07, 2014 - Six months after Typhoon Haiyan made landfall, the Red Cross continues support affected communities. 
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Improving community health in Pakistan

July 05, 2013 - Since 2010, the Canadian Red Cross has worked to improve health in Pakistan by supporting the Pakistan Red Crescent Society through a three-year long Integrated Recovery Program.
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Red Cross helps those affected by the earthquake in Lushan, China

June 14, 2013 - On April 20, 2013, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Lushan, located in the Sichuan province of China.
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Japan continues recovery two years after the earthquake and tsunami

April 05, 2013 - On March 11, 2011, the lives of hundreds of thousands of people were forever changed when a 9.0 magnitude earthquake followed by a massive tsunami devastated Japan.
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Canadian Red Cross supports disaster relief programming in Indonesia

February 28, 2013 - The rapid response of emergency personnel in the aftermath of the 2012 earthquake underscores the benefits of disaster relief and preparedness.
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Canadian Red Cross responds to the needs of communities recovering from Typhoon Bopha

February 28, 2013 - "Before the typhoon came, we were living with my mother," says 29-year-old Stella Navales, who now resides with her husband and family in a home made of tarpaulin and plywood.
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