Red Cross Stories : Our Impact on the Ground (Page 2)

Canadian Red Cross Stories

Our Impact on the Ground

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. 


Read Full Story

Hope and home restored

November 18, 2014 - When Typhoon Haiyan made landfall on November 8, 2013, Manuel Beron’s house was among the one million homes damaged or destroyed by the strong winds. 

Read Full Story

A new livelihood

November 18, 2014 - Maria Redubla Liporada is just thankful she survived. Her community in the Philippines was hit hard by Typhoon Haiyan.
Read Full Story

Ready to respond

November 18, 2014 - Aid worker Sebastien Jouffroy was sent to help run the Canadian Red Cross field hospital after Typhoon Haiyan hit. Inside the white tents, Red Cross staff provided life-saving treatment to patients.
Read Full Story

Kenyan women seek peace by starting a mixed-tribe group to grind maize to flour

April 01, 2014 - After clashes between Pokomo agriculturalists and Orma pastoralists affected Tana Delta district in late 2012, the Kenya Red Cross, through funding from the Canadian Red Cross, introduced the Tana Delta Violence Prevention Project. 
Read Full Story

Share the love and spread a heartfelt Canadian Red Cross message this Valentine's Day

February 14, 2014 - Valentine’s Day is the perfect moment to highlight these wonderful stories and give everyone the chance to send messages of appreciation.
Read Full Story

The Kroum Pindoff Award helps the Red Cross recognize the humanitarian impact of individuals worldwide

February 06, 2014 - Over the course of a century, the Canadian Red Cross has made an enormous contribution to humanitarian aid and relief in countries around the world.
Read Full Story

The Canadian Red Cross provides winter weather relief to those in need in Ontario

February 06, 2014 - In December 2013, Ontario was hit by ice storms that led to power and heat loss for thousands of residents across the province.
Read Full Story

Canadian Red Cross' Integrated Health Program underway in Jacmel

December 20, 2013 - Emergencies and disasters can strike entirely without warning. That was the case several years ago, in January 2010, when Haiti was struck by a massive earthquake that devastated the country. More than 1.3 million people were left homeless, and millions more impacted.
Read Full Story

Red Cross delegates head to the Philippines in the wake of typhoon​

December 04, 2013 - Canadian Red Cross delegates are in the Philippines responding in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan - here are two of their stories.
Read Full Story