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Media spotlight on Red Cross field hospital workers

If you follow this blog regularly, then you would have heard us talking about two Ontarians who were deployed to Haiti with the first-ever Canadian Red Cross field hospital. This Emergency Response Unit is the first of its kind in the Americas and is...

Two million lives saved with CPR

** Guest blog by Don Marentette, Red Cross Canada’s national manager of first aid programs. Don is currently in California attending the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update conference. We asked him to share some updates on the conference on this blo...

The Red Cross Round-up

*Written by Katie Robinson, communications coordinator with the Canadian Red Cross * The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our Sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world. GUINEA-BISSAU: Some 30 volunteers of the Red Cross ...

Red Cross base camp full of heart in Haiti

** Guest blog by Katie Kallio, Information and Reporting Delegate in Haiti. Katie is part of the team working in the new Canadian Red Cross field hospital. They say home is where the heart is, and you don’t get much more heart than at the Red Cros...

Emergency Response Unit arrives

On Friday, the Canadian Red Cross deployed its new field hospital to Haiti. It is the first time that a Red Cross hospital has been deployed from anywhere in the Americas. A team of experts from across Canada, including physicians, nurses and logisti...

COP16 through the eyes of a Red Cross youth volunteer

*Written by Sarah St. John, Canadian Red Cross youth volunteer representing the IFRC at the COP16 climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico. [slideshow] During our first guided visit to the COP 16 plennary sessions held in the Moon Palace, Madelee...

Two Ontarians heading to Haiti with new Red Cross field hospital

We’re very excited to share with you news that the Canadian Red Cross is deploying its new field hospital to Haiti tomorrow. This is the first time that the Canadian Red Cross is deploying a field hospital staffed with Canadians to assist with an ...

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...

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