Gina Holmes

Global reporter

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Perspectives from the Philippines: One Year After Typhoon Haiyan

One year has passed since Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, on November 8, 2013, affecting more than 16 million people.

I’ve wanted to babysit since kindergarten!

Many parents feel uncomfortable leaving their child in the care of a young babysitter. If you are a parent who checks in several times a night to make sure everything is okay at home, you will feel more at ease during your evenings out by hiring a trained babysitter.

Garth Tohms: A Canadian contributing to the Ebola response

As communications staff at the Canadian Red Cross, we often get the opportunity to meet some of the many amazing individuals who contribute to our humanitarian work worldwide.

Calling all kids under 12 – Become part of Canada’s Swim Team

As families prepare for what most people may refer to as the “last weekend of summer”, the Red Cross reminds Canadians that swim season isn’t over yet.

Heather Fehr: A humble humanitarian

While working abroad with the Guyana government, Heather Fehr came across the work of the Guyana Red Cross as she was working on community development projects with the isolated Amerindian populations in the Amazon rainforest.

A humanitarian hero from a young age: Chiran Livera

To celebrate World Humanitarian Day on August 19th, Red Cross Talks is featuring a few Canadian Red Cross delegates who have dedicated themselves to helping others in humanitarian relief efforts around the world and here at home.

International Youth Day

August 12, 2014 is International Youth Day. See how youth within the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement are making a difference around the world.

Red Cross supports those affected by Tropical Storm Iselle

The American Red Cross is currently providing support across the Hawaiian Islands as people start to clean up from Tropical Storm Iselle.

The Red Cross Round-up

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world.

The Red Cross Round-up

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world

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The purpose of this blog, quite simply, is to talk. This blog is an opportunity for Red Cross staff, volunteers, supporters and friends to share stories about what is happening in your community and the important work you are doing. It is a tool that will help keep all of us connected.

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