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Canadian Red Cross Stories
Red Cross working to help migrants in Greece as conditions worsen

January 19, 2017 - As winter creates difficult conditions, the Red Cross is working to help refugees in Greece. Extreme temperatures, sometimes as low as -15 Celsius, makes life a challenge for displaced people living in tents in camps. 
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For Canadian travellers planning winter getaways south, Zika precautions remain

January 16, 2017 - As many Canadian travellers consider or prepare for winter getaways, the battle against Zika virus is not yet over. While it is no longer a public health emergency, Zika continues to represent an important public health challenge in the Americas and travellers should take precautions. 
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Young Haitian artists help revitalize the Saint-Michel Hospital in Jacmel

January 11, 2017 - The town of Jacmel is known as the papier-mâché capital of Haiti, but it is also home to the Art Creation Foundation for Children (ACFFC), which works with young artists who use ceramics to create murals.
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Capacity building in Haiti strenghtens communities and the Red Cross

January 11, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross has been supporting the Haitian Red Cross for more than a decade. Together, they have carried out numerous projects to help the most vulnerable.
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Holiday gifts that make a difference

December 15, 2016 - Sending a Canadian Red Cross gift of survival this holiday season has a direct impact on lives in Canada and around the world. Read how each gift makes a difference. 
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For GivingTuesday, Canadian Red Cross aims for 500 life-changing gifts

November 24, 2016 - Canadian Red Cross encourages all Canadians to get into the spirit of GivingTuesday this year by shopping for meaningful gifts to send friends, family and colleagues. 
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After Hurricane Matthew, the Red Cross responds to cholera

November 24, 2016 - The Government of Haiti, along with partner organizations including the Red Cross, is responding with a vaccination and education campaign to prevent the spread of cholera. 
 
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Red Cross brings medical team to isolated villages hit by Hurricane Matthew

November 01, 2016 - On Friday, the Canadian Red Cross mobile clinic opened in the village of Mouline in Beaumont, where a total of 167 persons were treated from minor conditions such as pneumonia, muscular lesions and infected wounds. 
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Staying dry from the rain: Red Cross improves living conditions for families affected by Hurricane Matthew

October 27, 2016 - The Haiti Red Cross has helped 600 families so far through the distribution of food, pots and pans, water, and hygiene products. Shelter kits have also been provided so they can repair their homes.
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At first reluctant to ask for help, Fort McMurray man finds overwhelming support

October 26, 2016 - Everett Snow is a man who likes to give back as much as he can, and for this he credits the example set for him growing up. 
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