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Round-up: Red Cross responds to emergencies in Japan and Central African Republic

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

3 ways to help after a disaster

We've all seen or experienced disasters; there seems to be more and more of them every year. In those situations, I'm always wondering what I can do to help. Whether you are near the disaster or far from the actual damage, here are three ways you can make a difference:

Kayak safety: Do you know what to do?

You may have seen this recent video of a man who capsized while kayaking that’s making the rounds on social media. Luckily, Max is ok but clearly he did not know what to do. In response, we want to offer some kayak safety dos and don’ts should you find yourself in a similar situation.

Canadian Humanitarians: Odette Cyr spends her second life helping others


Surmounting many challenges to achieve her dreams, Red Crosser Odette Cyr has spent the latter part of her life helping others in times of crisis.

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.

Round-up: Red Cross responds to emergencies in Nepal and China

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

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.
 

Canadian Humanitarians: JP Taschereau travels the world to provide emergency response aid

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. Today, meet JP Taschereau who travels the world coordinating emergency responses where aid is needed.

Food Friday: Simple recipes to beat the heat

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about keeping cool in hot weather. In it, I mentioned the unchanged fact that you couldn’t pay me to turn on my stove or oven on hot summer days so I thought to share a few no-cook recipes.

Tech Talk: Tracking and fighting Ebola with technology

From the moment the Ebola outbreak was first discovered earlier this year in West Africa, technology has been playing an important role in detecting its spread, initially in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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