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Emergency field hospital handed over to Philippine Red Cross

March 03, 2014 - More than three months after many communities in the Philippines were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, the Canadian Red Cross has concluded its emergency health response, handing over the field hospital deployed in November 2013 to the Philippine Red Cross.
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Red Cross internships help youth gain vital experience

December 03, 2013 - Internships offered by the Government Relations, Policy and International Humanitarian Law Unit at the Canadian Red Cross give youth the opportunity to explore issues related to humanitarian policy and law.  It allows students to engage in critical research to help create solutions for those impacted by armed conflicts and disasters around the world.
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How does the Red Cross help reunite families?

November 14, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross also plays an important role in helping the global effort to restore family links for those who have been separated from loved ones as a result of emergencies through participation in the ANTE MORTEM project.
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Canadian Red Cross celebrates International Youth Day

September 13, 2013 - In honour of the great work that youth do every day to help people in the aftermath of emergencies, disasters and conflict, the Canadian Red Cross observes International Youth Day on August 12.
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Canadian Red Cross works with Afghan Red Crescent Society to provide humanitarian aid

September 06, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross has partnered with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to help the Afghan Red Crescent Society meet goals in development and humanitarian aid in Afghanistan.
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Have you lost contact with a loved one?

August 08, 2013 - From the outbreak of armed conflict to natural disasters, health issues, migration or detention, there are a variety of reasons why families may become separated and lose contact with each other.
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Canadian Red Cross Emergency Response Unit training can make a difference

July 19, 2013 - ERUs can provide fast and efficient medical assistance in the aftermath of an emergency and assist in long-term health needs of affected people.
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Red Cross marks 1,000 days to Millennium Development Goals

May 22, 2013 - On April 5, 2013, the international community marked the 1,000-day milestone to the 2015 target date for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
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Making the most of Mother's Day with maternal health programs

May 15, 2013 - One unique way that you can show mom how much you care is by learning more about the maternal health programs that the Canadian Red Cross is involved with.
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Celebrating World Red Cross Day

May 07, 2013 - World Red Cross Day honours the valuable contributions that volunteers, staff and other supporters of the 187 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies that comprise the Red Cross Movement as a whole.
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