Red Cross Stories (Page 6)

Canadian Red Cross Stories
Library re-opening helps community recover

December 21, 2015 - The re-opening of High River’s restored library represents another milestone in the town’s recovery from the 2013 floods. Recently, the rebuilt and renovated High River Centennial Library officially opened its doors again. 
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Winter arrives in Syria

December 14, 2015 - In Syria, the arrival of winter means increasing hardship for the nearly 8 million people who have been displaced within the country due to conflict. 
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Canadian Red Cross ready to assist in arrival of 25,000 Syrian refugees

December 01, 2015 - The Canadian Red Cross is ready to work in collaboration with the Government of Canada, provinces and municipalities in the provision of humanitarian assistance for the mass arrival of 25,000 refugees. 
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Survey: Most Canadians favour a charitable holiday gift over more traditional items

December 01, 2015 - Think mom and dad need another pair of socks or a sweater this holiday season? Think again. Most Canadians (59 per cent) say they could do without a traditional gift this year in favour of a charitable gift that helps someone in need.
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Mexican Red Cross begins damage assessment following Hurricane Patricia

October 26, 2015 - Minor damage reported as Hurricane Patricia downgraded to a tropical depression. Mexico Red Cross gathering assessments of damage and needs. 
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Hurricane Patricia: Red Cross remains ready to respond

October 24, 2015 - On October 23, Mexico braced for the impact of Hurricane Patricia.  Reaching unprecedented winds as high as 320 kilometers per hour, Patricia became the most powerful hurricane measured in the Western Hemisphere.
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Walmart and the Red Cross working together to bring relief to families when disaster strikes

October 01, 2015 - From October 1 to 23, 2015, all Walmart Canada stores will be supporting families in need by raising money for Canadian Red Cross in support of its disaster relief and emergency preparedness activities in your community. 
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A miraculous survival thanks to first aid

September 11, 2015 - Josée Cloutier and her husband are motorcycle enthusiasts and like to hit the road in their free time. "I love discovering new destinations. It's a real sense of escape, my way of enjoying life," she said.
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Syrian families: Refugees and migrants in search of safety for many years

September 09, 2015 - Hundreds of refugees and migrants sit at the southern border of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, waiting for transport going north to the Serbian border.
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Red Cross responds to Syrian refugee crisis

September 03, 2015 -

Tens of thousands of people are migrating across Europe the Middle East and North Africa, fleeing conflict, insecurity or persecution in their home countries, seeking refuge and peace in Europe. The Red Cross is providing migrants and refugees with food, clothing, basic medical care and hygiene kits.


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