Red Cross Stories : Worldwide (Page 3)

Canadian Red Cross Stories

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Three ways you can show your support for the Canadian Red Cross

May 03, 2013 - Are you eager to make a difference in your community, but you're unsure how to get started? Consider these three ways that you can show your support for the Canadian Red Cross.
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Canadian Red Cross volunteer educates youth on international humanitarian law

May 03, 2013 - Volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross, like Toronto native Bernadette Maheandiran, are an integral part of educational programming both at home and abroad.
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How has the Red Cross honoured International Women's Day?

April 12, 2013 - The Red Cross Movement honours International Women's Day, a worldwide event established by the United Nations to raise awareness of the crimes of violence perpetuated against women and girls.
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Canadian Red Cross highlights importance of first aid for World Health Day

April 10, 2013 - Celebrated annually on April 7 to observe the founding of the World Health Organization, World Health Day is an event that strives to raise awareness of the public health issues that exist around the globe.
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Canadian Red Cross worker receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

April 05, 2013 - Howard Arfin first became involved with the Canadian Red Cross in 1958, as a member of the Junior Red Cross in Montreal.
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What are the benefits of the Canadian Red Cross Family Tracing Service?

April 05, 2013 - With the Family Tracing Service, the Canadian Red Cross helps immediate family members restore communication with a relative.
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Red Cross representatives attend youth conference in Austria

April 03, 2013 - Held from Dec. 9 to Dec. 12, the Global Youth Conference in Vienna attracted more than 170 youth volunteers from 95 National Societies of the Red Cross.
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Four reasons why international humanitarian law is important for Canadians

March 08, 2013 - Below are four reasons why international humanitarian law is an issue that is essential in Canada, and has the potential to impact the lives of many Canadians across the country.
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How can international humanitarian law help children affected by war?

February 13, 2013 - Armed conflict affects the lives of men and women in many countries, but in many instances, the ones who are most impacted by war, civil unrest and other forms of strife are children.
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Canadian Red Cross honours passing of long-time philanthropist

February 04, 2013 - The generous contributions made by the Pindoffs to the Canadian Red Cross benefited the lives of many individuals in need. 
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