Red Cross Stories : Emergencies and Disasters Worldwide (Page 3)

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Emergencies and Disasters Worldwide

Nepal: Prepared for unknown challenges as emergency first responders

June 02, 2015 - “I would do it all over again,” said Sarah Mutch, a Canadian Red Cross aid worker who was deployed with the field hospital following the devastating earthquake in Nepal.
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Red Cross teams continue delivering aid following second Nepal earthquake

May 14, 2015 - Red Cross teams in Nepal are continuing to provide life-saving assistance to those affected by a second earthquake that struck on May 12. Many of the individuals in need were already struggling to cope after an earthquake shook the region on April 25.   
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Local Red Cross worker leads group in Bhaktapur response after losing his own home

April 30, 2015 - Krishna Ram Thapa was working in a field with his wife and mother when the ground started to shake. He was terrified because his father and son were inside watching television.
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Canadian Red Cross sends aid workers and mobile field hospital to Nepal

April 28, 2015 -
As the massive response to the Nepal earthquake continues, the Canadian Red Cross deploys mobile field hospital along with some 20 highly trained delegates.
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Nepal: Red Cross on the front lines responding to massive earthquake

April 25, 2015 - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is responding to the devastating earthquake that shook Nepal on April 25.
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In face of migrant and refugee deaths in Mediterranean, Red Cross delivers humanitarian response

April 24, 2015 - Sinking of boat off coast of Libya, killing more than 700 migrants, highlights need for immediate and effective action to protect the dignity and safety of all migrants.
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Care, dignity and hope for Ebola patients

February 26, 2015 - “I knew it was different from the colds I have had in the past,” said Mustapha Mambu, after he started feeling the symptoms of Ebola.  
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Red Cross highlights maternal, newborn and child health for International Development Week

January 30, 2015 -

Established by the Government of Canada, International Development Week is an opportunity to learn more about Canada’s role in international development and the important work that is being done in developing countries. 


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Severe winter conditions in Syria bring new struggles for displaced families

January 21, 2015 - I recently caught myself grumbling about the seemingly endless cold snap we’re experiencing here in Ottawa, and it reminded me of a few days I spent in Syria last winter.
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Haiti: Five Years On

January 08, 2015 -

Five years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, the Canadian Red Cross continues to help earthquake survivors recover from this disaster, rebuild communities and restore hope. 


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