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The first-ever Canadian Red Cross field hospital

The new Canadian Red Cross field hospital was created as part of the First Responder Initiative, a partnership with the Government of Canada. The First Responder Initiative includes two health emergency response units: a rapid deployment field hospit...

A look at the new Canadian Red Cross field hospital

This week, the Canadian Red Cross announced its first-ever field hospital, which could be deployed in emergencies, such as in Haiti or Pakistan. Red Cross delegates, including doctors, nurses, logistical and technical experts, were involved in a ...

Red Cross prepares to deploy new field hospital

It looked like a scene out of the movie M*A*S*H in a field at the Brampton Powerade Centre, where a Canadian Red Cross field hospital has been stationed this past week. White tents donning Red Cross emblems were scattered across the field: one a s...

Texting in Haiti

Red Cross experts in Haiti have been working around the clock to prepare for the tropical storm, Tomas, expected to hit the vulnerable country this week. In addition to getting emergency supplies ready so that they can be quickly distributed when ...

Blogging from Haiti

* Red Crosser Sophie Chavanel (@sophiechavanel) is currently in Haiti working to help prepare for Tropical Storm Tomas. She has posted these photos and this blog to help keep Canadians aware of what is happening in Haiti. [slideshow] In Haiti, we ...

One tag = $1

After a summer of flooding, forest fires and tornadoes across western Canada, severe weather continues to wreak havoc with significant flooding in British Columbia’s coastal communities. Hundreds of people have been affected by the flooding, which...

Photo Tuesday: from Haiti

Every Tuesday, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the province or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! This week, we couldn't choose just one, so we're posting this set of new photos from Haiti. There are s...

We won't forget you: Alison blogs from Haiti

Alison Frehlich, Public Affairs Advisor, Canadian Red Cross, is blogging from Haiti Yesterday I visited Jacmel, where the Canadian Red Cross is providing shelter for families. Everyone I met was interesting and had personal stories to share, but o...

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