Red Cross Stories : Asia (Page 3)

Canadian Red Cross Stories


Families of missing persons in Nepal receive vital aid from Red Cross Movement

September 25, 2012 - With the support of the Canadian Red Cross and the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has sought to assist the families of missing persons learn more about the whereabouts of a loved one.
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Red Cross provides vital support for programs in Sri Lanka

September 19, 2012 - While the Canadian Red Cross has worked with the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRC) since 1992, the organization increased its presence in Sri Lanka after the 2004 Asian tsunami that decimated the region.
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Red Cross Movement works to preserve humanitarian conditions in Afghanistan

August 23, 2012 - For the past 75 years, the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) has provided an integral level of health and humanitarian support to areas in Afghanistan suffering from dire need as a result of emergency situations.
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Red Cross provides relief in flooded Philippines

August 22, 2012 - As the flood waters begin to subside in the Philippines following weeks of typhoons and tropical storms, the need for support in the region remains.
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World Humanitarian Day honored people who risk their lives for others

August 13, 2012 - Aug. 19 was World Humanitarian Day, an event created in remembrance of the individuals who died in the 2003 bombing of the United Nations (UN) headquarters and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Baghdad.
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