Red Cross Stories : Worldwide (Page 4)

Canadian Red Cross Stories

Worldwide

How are children impacted by armed conflict?

January 22, 2013 - From being forced to abandon their homes to witnessing unspeakable atrocities, millions of children around the world are affected by armed conflict.
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Haitian man benefits from Red Cross assistance

January 22, 2013 - While the Canadian Red Cross has benefited many Haitians, for one man who was displaced as a result of the incident, the Canadian Red Cross' impact on the ground has made a major difference.
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Finding family services help loved ones gain peace of mind

January 22, 2013 - If you were forced to leave the country as a result of an emergency, would you know how to get in touch with the relatives you had no choice but to leave behind?
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World Disasters Report reveals the problems facing migrants and refugees

January 17, 2013 - Did you know that more than one in every hundred of the world's citizens are forcibly displaced, and that an estimated 20 million migrants and refugees are living in a state of prolonged displacement?
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Canadian Red Cross helps families in need in Sri Lanka

December 31, 2012 - Avishka and his father live in an apartment complex created by the Red Cross - it's one of many relief projects offered by the organization to help those affected by natural disasters in the country.
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Canadian Red Cross upholds the values of International Human Rights Day year-round

December 14, 2012 - Observed on December 10, International Human Rights Day is a chance for the world community to acknowledge the rights of all individuals.
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Disaster preparation helps communities rebuild eight years after the 2004 tsunami

December 13, 2012 - While the 2004 tsunami resulted in widespread loss, with assistance from the Canadian Red Cross, countries impacted by the disaster have been able to make steps toward recovery.
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Canadian Red Cross volunteer saves New Jersey man from choking

December 07, 2012 - Dedicated volunteers like Susan play an essential role in the Canadian Red Cross' efforts to help communities affected by emergencies and disasters.
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International community unites to celebrate World AIDS Day

November 30, 2012 - By lending its support to a variety of programs abroad, the Canadian Red Cross strives to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS.
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Do you know the laws of war?

November 09, 2012 - While the laws of war are an essential aspect of international operations, many Canadians may be uncertain about what they actually are.
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