Red Cross Stories (Page 2)

Canadian Red Cross Stories
Life-saving mission begins in the Mediterranean as Red Cross launches rescue boat

August 16, 2016 - The Red Cross has launched its first search and rescue ship in a bid to save the lives of people crossing the Mediterranean seeking refuge and safety in Europe.
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A community health project

July 22, 2016 - In collaboration with the Le Granit healthcare and social services centre, the Red Cross developed a community health project in Lac-Mégantic for seniors, adults with a loss of independence, and their caregivers. The project is based on the existing Red Cross Arts and Crafts program. 
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Support for schools

July 22, 2016 - In the last three years, the Red Cross has contributed to 12 education projects. Isabelle Dagneau, Director of Complementary Education and Special Education Services at the Hauts-Cantons School Board, explained how the projects made a difference in Lac-Mégantic. 
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Alberta Fires Appeal: Your donation in action

June 02, 2016 - As the Canadian Red Cross continues its response to massive wildfires in the Fort McMurray area, donations from generous and compassionate Canadians from across the country are helping to provide accommodations, food, water and supplies to evacuees. 
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Red Cross responds to Fort McMurray fires, launches Alberta Fires Appeal

May 03, 2016 - A massive wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., has threatened a dozen communities in the area since it started spreading on May 1.
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Canadian Red Cross deploys field hospital to Ecuador

April 27, 2016 - The Canadian Red Cross has deployed its field hospital in a joint effort with the Mexican Red Cross and Colombian Red Cross, to help support communities affected by the devastating earthquake that struck on April 17. 
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Red Cross returns independence to family affected by 2013 floods

April 26, 2016 - The Red Cross helped return a little piece of independence to a High River family after the 2013 floods damaged their most important means of transportation.
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Red Cross responds to strong earthquake in Ecuador

April 17, 2016 - The Red Cross is responding to a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Ecuador that has so far claimed hundreds of lives and injured more than 588 people. 
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How the Red Cross supports Indigenous communities

April 14, 2016 - The Canadian Red Cross has been – and will continue to be – actively working with over 200 indigenous communities across the country. These initiatives will help build stronger, healthier and safer communities now and in the long term. 
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Turning the page on Ebola

March 24, 2016 - Two years after it began, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has finally ended. Today, communities are healing, families are coming back together, and life is slowly returning to normal.     
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