Red Cross Stories : Emergencies and Disasters in Canada (Page 5)

Canadian Red Cross Stories

Emergencies and Disasters in Canada

How can Facing Fear help you?

August 27, 2013 - With the Facing Fear program, the Canadian Red Cross helps youth learn to cope with the concerns that develop following a terrorist attack or the outbreak of armed conflict.
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Canadian Red Cross provides assistance to Lac-Mégantic survivors

August 20, 2013 - On July 6, a freight train carrying crude oil was derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, causing a series of major explosions and fires to break out in the community.
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One month after Alberta floods

August 20, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross is one of Canada's leading non-profit organizations, lending a helping hand to those in need at home and around the world.
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A saviour from the Alberta Floods

August 14, 2013 - On the day the floods hit, Vigueras, a mother of three young girls all under the age of ten, risked her life in order to save Carlos’ wife, Julia Elizabeth Santos, and their three-month-old son Derek. 
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How the Red Cross helps

August 12, 2013 - Disasters can strike anytime and anywhere. That’s why the Canadian Red Cross is there to help.
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Alberta Floods 2013: How your donations are spent

August 12, 2013 - Thanks to the generosity of Canadians like you, the Canadian Red Cross has assisted thousands of people affected by floods in Alberta. 
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Lac-Mégantic: How your donations are being spent

August 12, 2013 - Thanks to the generosity of Canadians like you, the Canadian Red Cross has so far been able to help more than 1,230 families affected by the train derailment in Lac-Mégantic. 
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Helping your neighbours

August 06, 2013 - When Judith Wilson saw images of the flood-devastated community of High River, Alberta, it was hard to believe that it was only a short drive away from her Okotoks home.

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Rescued from a flood

July 25, 2013 -

In Ontario, Canadian Red Cross disaster teams have been working hard to help those communities affected by severe flooding – including 70-year-old Angelo, his wife and their neighbours in Black River


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Red Cross Call Centre Opens for Recovery Assistance

July 24, 2013 - For Albertans who have been impacted the flood, which stormed Calgary and the surrounding area a month ago, the Canadian Red Cross has been conducting confidental interviews based on their disaster-caused needs through its call centre. 
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