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Photo of the day: Emergency field hospital in Manila

Last weekend the Feast of the Nazarene was held in Manila. This annual religious gathering, which features one of the biggest processions in the country, saw close to 10 million people participating.  Our colleagues at the Philippine Red Cross were kept busy on the scene, where they had set up their emergency field hospital.

Photo of the day: 10 year-old refugee arrives in Canada

Raffi recently arrived in Canada with his mother, father and two sisters. Along with other needed items, like jackets and boots, Raffi received a Red Cross teddy bear.

Philippine Red Cross’ Secretary General reaffirms strong partnership with the Canadian Red Cross

Dr. Gwendolyn Pang, Secretary General of the Philippine Red Cross, recently paid us a visit at Canadian Red Cross offices in Ontario and British Columbia, where she reaffirmed the strong partnership formed with us in the wake of the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan which struck her country two years ago.

Photo of the day: ICRC visit to Canadian Red Cross

On an official visit to Canada, ICRC president Peter Maurer met with Canadian Red Cross staff at the national office in Ottawa on Thursday afternoon, where he talked about the evolving role of humanitarian work amidst complex conflicts around the world.

Photo of the day: Jillian's birthday gift to Syrian children

When Jillian Wright of Ottawa, Ontario was approaching her seventh birthday on October 23, she told her friends and family that instead of gifts she wanted money so that she could donate to the Red Cross to help Syrian children.

Photo of the day: opening a field hospital in Greece to support refugee crisis

​The Red Cross opened a field hospital on Saturday in the small village of Idomeni, Greece, close to the border of Macedonia, in order to provide support to refugees arriving in, and transiting through the country. Already 500 patients have been seen to date. The hospital, which has a child-friendly space, will provide basic health care, as well as psycho-social services.

Photo of the day: a little hope in Syria

While on a planning mission in May this year, Maya Helwani, from the Canadian Red Cross, along with a volunteer from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), were in Homs, Syria.  Astonishingly, they found a small white flower growing amongst the rubble, and they shared a moment of hopefulness together.

Photo of the day: Canadian aid worker in DPRK

In the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the Red Cross is not only helping to improve the healthcare infrastructure, such as adding gravity-fed water supply systems for hospitals, but also helping to build greenhouses on the outskirts of cities to supplement vegetable production.

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